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Using Excel and Simple Machines to Give Students a Feel for Work, Force, and Distance Interactions
Use Excel-generated graphs after experimenting with a simple pulley device, in order to demonstrate the relationship between work, force, and distance. The graphs help to illustrate the concepts that learners uncover during the experiment.
5th - 7th Science 3 Views 41 Downloads
High schoolers experience real life situations where trigonometry is used on a daily basis. They utilize trigonometry to the solving of application problems that involve the calculating of the sine, cosine, and tangents of a given angle as well as the finding of the length of a missing side of a right triangle given an angle and a side.
9th - 12th Math 10 Views 89 Downloads
Algorithms to Create PB&J Sandwiches
Students practice algorithm design, optimization and performance evaluation using the metaphor of building peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, rather than with computers. Following teacher instruction, students create sandwiches using complete algorithm instructions.
8th - 12th 21st Century Skills 6 Views 20 Downloads
Hold the Computer: Designing Optimal Algorithms for Creating Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches
Students explore the core concepts of Computer Science problem modeling, algorithm design, optimization, and performance evaluation using a metaphor of building peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. They follow instructions to make a sandwich using a computer command narrative.
6th - 8th Math 5 Views 18 Downloads
The Art of Science: Glitter Bottles and Oobleck
After having a class discussion on the three states of matter, young scientists utilize the wonderful substance, Oobleck in order to experience something that changes states of matter. They also create "sparkle jars" which further-demonstrate the three states of matter.
2nd - 3rd Science 8 Views 47 Downloads
Polygon Drawing Robot
Students, using robot kits, build simple robots. They attach a pencil to the robot and program it to make precise turns at a specified degree. Students demonstrate how to use loop commands. They explore the angle and number of sides relationship of polygons.
6th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 13 Downloads
Polygon Drawing Robot
Students experience programming their robots to draw polygons. They explore the relationship of the sum of all the interior angles as well as the number of sides of a polygon. As a team, they design and construct the a robot that can make "precise" turns.
6th - 12th Math 3 Views 6 Downloads
Break it Down: Reverse Engineering
Students disassemble a toy. In this science lesson, students compare and contrast the inner mechanisms of a toy car. Students predict and illustrate what the inner mechanism look like. Then, they disassemble the toy, and illustrate the inner mechanisms for comparison.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 22 Downloads
Introduction to Kinematics
Middle schoolers experience examining motion by exploring their own with the use of motion detectors, projectors and laptops. They discover how to measure their motion with a motion detector and how their motion looks as a p. A time graph is created to explore how various motions are represented on a distance position.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 10 Downloads
Observe a Leaf
Students utilize microscopes to observe, compare, measure and count in a lab experiment. They incorporate their lab experiment as a bridge between the introduction to living things--cells, plants and photosynthesis. The scientific process is analyzed through an experiment with a leaf.
6th - 8th Math 4 Views 40 Downloads
Living in Space
Students explore space science by viewing a video in class. In this astronaut lesson, students identify the living habits of astronauts by researching the NASA website and observing a space science video in class. Students participate in a space exploration discussion and decide if they would like to be astronauts.
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 33 Downloads
Biology: Circulatory System
Students, through personal testing, investigate factors affecting heart rates. They use heart rate probes to discover influences on their circulatory system. Students examine the results of their heart rate tests and complete worksheets.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 37 Downloads