Is Technology a Good Thing?
Students discuss some common uses of technology in daily life such as the advantages and disadvantages. They express awareness of common uses of technology in daily life. Students discuss the advantages and disadvantages of those uses.
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Save the Penguins: An Introduction to Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
Heat things up in your physical science class with this interactive lesson series on thermodynamics. Through a series of class demonstrations and experiments, young scientists learn how heat is transferred through conduction, convention,...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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3rd - 5th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
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3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
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3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
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Looking for a way to engage children in learning about engineering design? Rich and Jennifer have you covered with this look at the Constructor app, a resource that involves students in building, testing, and modifying their very own...
5 mins Pre-K - 6th Technology & Engineering