Sixth graders discover, through exploration, the basic characteristics of waves. After a lecture/demo, 6th graders work in groups and participate in a series of labs where they investigate waves. Each group presents its findings to the class.
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Energy for Life (Energy from Food)
Energy comes in many forms, but how do living things get the energy they need to survive and thrive? In a simple, controlled experiment with yeast, water, and sugar, groups make observations about how yeast reacts with water alone, then...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Running the Stairs: Measuring Work, Energy, and Power
When the class runs for the hills in this activity, they return with a deeper understanding of the math behind the physics concept of work. Beginning with a physical experiment and ending with a thoughtful analysis of results, learners...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Cast Your Vote
In a simple but unique lesson, youngsters learn about the history of voting systems. They then collaborate in groups to develop a new honest and consistent voting method. A class-wide poll is taken, evaluating the designs of other...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Inspiration: Group Project Planning
Completing a group project can be as much about the topic as it is learning how to work in a group! Members focus on organization and delegating tasks using the Inspiration software program. Note that although this lesson is designed to...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed