Students demonstrate understanding of the scientific inquiry. They identify the major components of the scientific process.
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Inquiring Minds - Can a Human Voice Really Shatter Glass?
Students watch a video of opera singers breaking glass with their voices. In groups they hypothesize how this is possible and create a test to determine whether or not a human voice can actually shatter glass. They finish watching the...
4th - 8th Science
Cold Hard Facts? What Inquiring Minds Will Know -- Inquiry-Based Ice Investigations
Students are introduced to the concepts of perimter, diameter, circumference and measurements. In groups, they complete two worksheets in which they determine if the ice dimensions make a difference in the way it floats. They discuss...
3rd - 8th Math
Sound Off! Sound Waves And Their Behavior
Students determine how materials transmit sound and what variables are involved in transmitting sound and define key scientific concepts including: amplitude, frequency, pitch, and sound waves. This instructional activity can be adapted...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts