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Android App Development

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Building an accelerometer app for your Android device. Groups develop an app that uses the accelerometer on an Android device. The purpose of the activity is to reinforce the programming design. The post activity assessment challenges...
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What's an Engineer?

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What is an engineer? Find out in a brief video that explores types of engineers and the three essential questions every engineer asks and answers. Additionally, pupils discover real world engineers that have made an impact on life today,...
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Design a Rainforest Postcard

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Send your class on an expedition through the rainforest! Along the way, they will write informational postcards to demonstrate what they've learned. Each team will be responsible for one of five rainforest regions. When they return from...
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Storing Android Accelerometer Data: App Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There's an app for that! Pupils learn to build an app that will store data on an Android. The lesson introduces class members to the tiny database, TinyDB, for Android devices. A video tutorial provides an example that uses the TinyDB in...
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The Everyday Science of Sports

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Physical science juniors will enjoy this sensational enrichment on aerodynamics, especially if they are also sports fans! With a focus on physical features and behaviors, collaborative groups make observations on five different golf...
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How Risky is Life?

For Teachers 6th - 9th
"Life is more risk management, rather than exclusion of risks." -Walter Wriston. Scholars use provided mortality data to determine how likely it is a person will die from a particular cause. They compare the data to the perception of the...
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Estimation Task

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Upper graders practice their estimation skills by observing different objects then making their best guess without using measuring instruments. Learners are asked to estimate mass, length, volume, and area.
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Better Writing through Microsoft Word

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students use the tools on Microsoft Word to analyze and improve their writing. They use the thesaurus in revising writing and use the readability statistics in Word. The parapgraph is revised to include specific nouns, adjectives, and...
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Where is Here?

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students are shown the very basics of navigation. The concepts of relative and absolute location, latitude, longitude and cardinal directions are discussed, as well as the use and principles of a map and compass.
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Earthquake Epicenter

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use chart data to determine the location of the epicenter of an earthquake. This task assesses students' abilities to generalize and infer, organize data, interpret data, and apply mathematical concepts.
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Drawing Plants with Plant Studio Freeware

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students identify parts of plants by name and the relationship among these parts as they use Plant Studio Freeware Wizard and tools on the computer to draw a particular plant from life or from a picture.
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Better Writing with Microsoft Word

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students analyze pieces of writing using the Microsoft Word thesaurus and readability tools. After reading a short non-descriptive paragraph, students rewrite the paragraph using the thesaurus, which will change the readability of the...
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Adjective Clauses

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this adjective clause worksheet, students choose the correct adjective clause to complete the sentences. Students complete 25 sentences with the correct clause.
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Chemical Weathering

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students measure the effect of water temperature on the rate of a chemical reaction, similar to the interaction of a weak acid and carbonate rock, using hot water and effervescent antacid tablets.
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Blue

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students follow directions for a simple chemical experiment. They use the appropriate tools and techniques to gather, analyze, and interpret data. Students identify a substance that has characteristic properties, such as density, a...
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Density of Minerals

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students determine the mass, volume, and density of two different mineral samples. Students show data and calculations as well as answer questions about the mineral identities.
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Rolling Down Hill

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners perform an experiment, collect, and analyze data of a rolling marble down a ramp. They report results after they complete their experiment. Students are assessed in science and writing.
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Starch and Sugar Testing 1

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders determine the presence of starch and sugar in unknown solutions. This task assesses students' abilities to observe, record and interpret data, classify, generalize/infer, construct data tables, and identify sugar and...
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Crustal Sinking

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students measure the rate of sinking of a test tube into a beaker of "glop", representing a model of the interaction between the Earth's crust and upper mantle. This task assesses students' abilities to make simple observations,...
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Puddles and Soil

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students determine which of several soil samples (sand, soil, and slit) produces puddles, providing insight into the permeability of these different soils. This task assesses students' abilities to make simple observations, collect,...
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Soap, Wood, and Water

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners measure the properties of two different types of soap and wood and calculate their densities. Then they predict whether or not whether or not each object would float or sink in fresh or salt water.
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Pendulum

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders are instructed on how to create a pendulum and measure the periodicity of the pendulum, using four different combinations of string. They are asked which influences the time more- the length of the string or the weight at...
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Rubber Band

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate what would happen to the length of a rubber band as more and more rings were hung on it. They base their explanation on what they observed, and as they develop cognitive skills, they should be able to...
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Mapping the Blue Part

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders determine the location of specific features of the stimulated ocean floor. The features include the continental shelf, continental slope, an ocean trench, and a mid-oceaniz ridge.

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