Third graders investigate the properties of the electromagnetic spectrum. They explain the relationships between wavelength, frequency, and energy and do a writing piece which demonstrates their understanding.
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Visible Light and the Electromagnetic Spectrum
After investigating visible light and the electromagnetic spectrum students explain the concept that light can be considered an electromagnetic wave. They give two examples of how engineers use electromagnetic waves, and describe how...
3rd - 5th Technology & Engineering
Rain Forest Teaching Curriculum
Take young naturalists on an exploration of the world's tropical rainforests with this extensive collection of lessons and activities. Whether its creating leaf and flower prints or investigating the absorption spectrum of chlorophyl,...
K - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Radio Reception and Transmission
After reading about radio transmission, application, and the difference between AM and FM, small teams of engineers use a kit to construct an FM radio and then send and receive broadcasts. This is an ideal activity for middle school STEM...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable