In this flexibility worksheet, students read a paragraph about a soda can that exploded in a car. They choose from a list of options the possibilities for the can exploding. They practice using flexible thinking skills.
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Investigation: Conservation of Energy
By rolling marbles down a six-foot length of track, physical scientists determine how much energy is lost to heat. It is recommended that you opt for the foam pipe insulation track because more friction slows the marble, allowing...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Early Conservation Philosophies and Indigenous Peoples
John Muir established Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks and also as founded the Sierra Club, yet many indigenous people spoke out against his idea of conservation. The second instructional activity in a four-part series discusses John...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Blood – There Will Be Blood (Part 2)
Since 2004, blood doping in cycling has dropped by 50 percent. The video opens with a narration about blood doping and then focuses on the structure of blood and how its parts work to keep the body alive. Classes learn about the...
10 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Penny Perfect Properties (Solid-Liquid Interations)
I can get more water to stay on a penny than you can! Collaborative pairs determine the volume of liquids that can be contained on the surface of copper pennies and plastic coins. The pairs analyze their results using graphs and go on to...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed