Mechanics Teacher Resources
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Keep It Cool
Students complete a science experiment to study insulation, heat transfer, and permafrost. In this permafrost study activity, students design and test a soda insulator. Students graph their class data and discuss the results. Students discuss permafrost and make a hypothesis about temperature data with snow on the ground. Students design an improved soda insulator and test it. Students complete three assessment worksheets.
Food Web Follies
Seventh graders cut and paste animal pictures to create a food web and trace the path of energy. They write a paragraph explaining the importance of photosynthesis in all food webs.
Food Chains and Food Webs
Students discuss the characteristics of producers, consumers and decomposers. Using a flow chart, they construct a food chain to visually show how organisms with different energy sources depend upon one another. Students explore a model of a food web and discuss characteristics of each consumer.
Food Chains And Food Webs
Students investigate the concepts that are related to the balance of an ecosystem. They take part in activities that illustrate the delicate balance that exists between producers and consumers in an ecosystem. Students define the difference between a food chain and food web.
What is a Karst?
Learners examine the process that creates limestone. In this limestone lesson students complete a worksheet and participate in a lab activity.
Bottle O' Waves
Students explore Earth science by conducting an in-class experiment. In this waves lesson, students identify the causes of tsunamis and waves and create a model wave using a bottle, toy boat, water and marbles. Students answer study questions regarding oceanography.
CSI on the Deep Reef
After some instruction, small groups prepare a written report on chemotrophic organisms. Though not clearly mentioned, this resource would work best if groups have the Internet available to research the vocabulary and different organisms on their worksheets. Have each group share the imaginary new species that they create!
Creating Station Models
Students work in groups to interpret weather maps. They use latitude and longitude readings to complete a worksheet together and turn in the worksheet along with the maps and a rubric.
Now Take a Deep Breath
Students research to answer questions related to deep sea diving. In this deep sea diving lesson, students answer questions on a worksheet using the Internet. They discuss pressure, gas laws, and the physiology of diving in the deep sea.
Earthquakes and Tsunamis
Students explore Earth science by viewing media files in class. In this earthquakes lesson, students identify the correlation between tsunamis and earthquakes while analyzing video footage in class. Students complete a worksheet based on the forming of a tsunami in the ocean.
In this motion worksheet, students complete motion word problems where they explain and define issues having to do with motion. Students complete 32 problems.
Energy Transfer and Food Chains
In this energy transfer and food chains activity, students complete a graphic organizer about the relationship between the sun, producers, first order consumers, second order consumers and third order consumers.
Energy, Work and Power
In this energy, work and power worksheet, students solve 12 problems about circuits, electric motors, Ohm's Law and electric currents.
The Transfer of Energy 1: Thermochemistry
Budding chemists achieve a basic understanding of the role of heat in chemical reactions. An online worksheet gives learners instructions and questions to answer as they investigate the Chem4Kids website and perform a hands-on lab inquiry. Using calcium chloride and ammonium nitrate, both in water, they record the temperature every five minutes over a 30-minute span. You will appreciate the support you receive from this hot item!
Heat and Thermodynamics
This is actually a 10-day mini unit on thermal energy for your high school chemists. Every avenue is taken to get learners absorbed in heat: a pretest, a PowerPoint presentation, Internet exploration, demonstrations, lab activities, and all of the printable materials. There are some things that you may not be able to use, such as specific textbook references, but there is much to glean and use for your own chemistry curriculum!
Hurricane Scavenger Hunt
Fourth graders use Internet and/or library resources to locate and record information about hurricanes on a worksheet..
Energy and Chemical Reactions
For this chemistry unit worksheet, students study the energy involved in chemical reactions. They solve 7 exercise sections on chemical equations.
Wetland Food Webs
Students study life science. In this food webs and food chains comparison lesson, students examine the wetlands to discover the relationships that exist between the animals that live there. They participate in group activities and discussions and also complete independent journal entries. This lesson includes worksheets, vocabulary, and resource information.
In this physics worksheet, students answer 49 multiple choice questions on general physics knowledge. They solve and write short answers to 27 more questions.
The Energy Debate - Energy of Peanut
Students articulate the difference between the terms heat and temperature. They calculate the amount of energy associated with a given temperature rise and design an experiment to measure the energy of a fuel.