Safety Measures for Scientific Investigations
Students review several safety measures that are used when conducting a scientific inquiry in the classroom and the symbols which are associated with each. When given a description of a lab, students identify the correct safety measures to use.
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Using a cut-out template of a whirligig, emerging engineers experiment with flight behavior. After you teach them the concepts of force, air resistance, and lift, they discuss what variables on the whirligigs might be changed in order to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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3rd - 10th Physical Education CCSS: Adaptable
Composting: A Scientific Investigation: California Academy of Sciences
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5th - 12th Science