Search Results (16466)

View
Selected filters:
  • Primary
Investigating Simple Plants
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

Students will observe simple plants, develop an investigable question, and form an ...

Students will observe simple plants, develop an investigable question, and form an investigation. They will document their investigation in their science notebooks.

Subject:
Botany
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Claire Torrey
Investigating Sleep
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

In this activity about sleep rhythms (on page 25 of the PDF), ...

In this activity about sleep rhythms (on page 25 of the PDF), learners will investigate how changing the time they go to bed impacts their own sleep patterns. For one night, learners will go to bed one hour earlier than usual. They will observe and record any impacts that this change has on their abilities to fall asleep, and on their usual wake times the next morning. This lesson guide includes background information, setup and management tips, extensions and a handout.

Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Images and Illustrations
Lesson Plans
Unit of Study
Provider:
Baylor College of Medicine
Provider Set:
BioEdOnline
Author:
Barbara Z. Tharp
Greg L. Vogt
Nancy P. Moreno
Investigating Soil Composition - Soil Soaks Up Water
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

This activity is a classroom quick lab where students explore sand, soil, ...

This activity is a classroom quick lab where students explore sand, soil, and water in relation to absorption and permeability.

Subject:
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Hydrology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Carrie Leisch
Carrie Leisch, Centerville Elementary School, ISD 12, Centerville, MN 55038 Based on an original activity from Macmillan/McGraw-Hill, Lesson 2 Soil, p. 315 and 319.)
Investigating Soil: Which Soil Helps Plants Grow?
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

This activity is a guided inquiry investigation where students gather data on ...

This activity is a guided inquiry investigation where students gather data on which soil is the best for growing plants. Student will interpret their data, and develop a conclusion from the data. The student will determine which type of soil they would like to use in the next activity of making their own terrariums. The data collected could lead to further questions, which can be investigated in some extension activities.

Subject:
Botany
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
kyle johnson
Kyle Johnson
Investigating Sound: A Lesson in Length and Pitch
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

In this classroom guided inquiry lesson, students will rotate through five stations ...

In this classroom guided inquiry lesson, students will rotate through five stations of various sound instruments to look at how length affects pitch. Student will develop a hypothesis, make observations, and draw a conclusion about what happens when the length of the vibrating sound source changes.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Leah Bulver
Investigating Sound: Using Pipe Music to Understand Pitch and Length.
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

This activity is a classroom experiment where students learn about sound. Students ...

This activity is a classroom experiment where students learn about sound. Students will use musical instruments to explore the relationship between length and pitch.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Kathy DeCock
Investigating Sound: Vibrations are the Source of Sound
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

This activity is a classroom activity where students use the inquiry method ...

This activity is a classroom activity where students use the inquiry method to answer the question "How is sound made?" by observing different sound producers and coming up with their own conclusion.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Darlene Schleis
Investigating Sound Waves
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

This activity is an experiment on how sound is energy and travels ...

This activity is an experiment on how sound is energy and travels in waves. Students will investigate sound using different objects in the room.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Chris Mensing
Chris Mensing, Holy Cross School, Webster MN.
Investigating Sounds: Identifying Vibration, Pitch, and Volume
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

Students will investigate how sounds are made and changed, record their findings ...

Students will investigate how sounds are made and changed, record their findings in their journal, share these findings with the class, and develop further questions about sound.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Anne Duncan
Investigating Starch
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

In this activity (on pages 10-15), learners investigate starch in human diets ...

In this activity (on pages 10-15), learners investigate starch in human diets and how plants make starch (carbohydrates) to use as their food source. Testing with a dropper of iodine in Part One, learners discover that starch content differs from food to food. In Part Two, learners taste chewed and unchewed food and compare the starch content.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
National Science Foundation Informal Science Education Program
Nebraska Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development
University of Nebraska State Museum
Investigating Starch in Foods
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

This activity is a classroom experiment where students gather data on which ...

This activity is a classroom experiment where students gather data on which foods contain starch. They use observation and develop their own hypothesis to create a question they would like to discover about starches.

Subject:
Life Science
Nutrition
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Darlene Schleis
Investigating Static Electricity: Creating Lightning on a much smaller scale
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

This activity is a guided exploration of how static electricity works and ...

This activity is a guided exploration of how static electricity works and how it relates to lightning.

Subject:
Atmospheric Science
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Simulations
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Kathy Ahrndt
Investigating Surface Area
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

This is a hands on lesson best used to introduce geometry students ...

This is a hands on lesson best used to introduce geometry students to 3-dimensional figures. Students will have the opportunity to draw 3-dimensionally and create collapsible figures which can be used to develop the standard surface area formulas.

Subject:
Geometry
Material Type:
Lesson Plans
Provider:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education
Provider Set:
LEARN NC Lesson Plans
Author:
Jennifer Bronzini
Investigating Temperature: Using a Thermometer
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

Students will record the temperature daily, using a bar graph, color coded ...

Students will record the temperature daily, using a bar graph, color coded bars. this monthly bar graph helps students understand phenology and interpreting graphs.

Subject:
Physical Science
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Colleen Fridlund
Fridlund, Colleen
Investigating Torque
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

This lesson focuses on torsion as a force acting upon structures. Students ...

This lesson focuses on torsion as a force acting upon structures. Students will have the opportunity to design something to withstand this force.

Subject:
Engineering
Physics
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Center for Engineering Educational Outreach,
Douglas Prime, Center for Engineering Educational Outreach, Tufts University
TeachEngineering.org
Investigating Tree Leaves
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

During the leaf activities the students will compare, contrast, classify, categorize, identify ...

During the leaf activities the students will compare, contrast, classify, categorize, identify attributes, learn art techniques and learn about the importance of trees.

Subject:
Botany
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Investigating Trees
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

This activity is a field investigation where students gather information on a ...

This activity is a field investigation where students gather information on a tree. Based on the information gathered and student interest, students will develop and carry out an investigation.

Subject:
Botany
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Investigating Trees: Using a dichotomous key to identify local tree types
Conditions of Use:
Remix and Share
Rating

This activity is a field investigation where students explore different types of ...

This activity is a field investigation where students explore different types of trees and identify them using leaves and classification tools.

Subject:
Botany
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Suzanne Bot
Investigating Variables
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print
Rating

In this inquiry lesson, students will design an experiment to answer the ...

In this inquiry lesson, students will design an experiment to answer the question "How do different surfaces affect the bounce of a ping pong ball?" Students will collect and analyze data as well as identify controls and variables in a scientific experiment.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
Florida Center for Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Provider Set:
iCPALMS: A Standards-based K-12 Resources and Tools Pathway
Author:
Christine Tarver