NGSS Aligned Resources for 4-PS3-4.
Apply scientific ideas to design, test, and refine a device that converts energy from one form to another.
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A Call to Invention: DIY Speaker Edition
7 mins 4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can you build a homemade speaker out of a potato chip? Bestselling author and do-it-yourself expert William Gurstelle shows you how in his brief presentation at TEDYouth 2012. He encourages young people to be creative and explore science...
Radio Reception and Transmission
3rd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
After reading about radio transmission, application, and the difference between AM and FM, small teams of engineers use a kit to construct an FM radio and then send and receive broadcasts. This is an ideal activity for middle school STEM...
The Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip
2nd - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Energize a shared reading of the Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip with this collection of supplemental materials. Whether your looking for discussion questions, reading comprehension worksheets, or writing prompts, this...
Earthquakes: Fourth Grade Lesson Plans and Activities
4th CCSS: Adaptable
Examine earthquake intensities and ways to measure an earthquake through the comparison of the Mercalli and Richter scales. After completing the pre-lab worksheet, fourth graders compare high and low intensity quakes by testing the...