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Antibacterial Soaps, Friend or Foe: An Investigative Case Study
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This lab activity will not only draw on students' real life experiences but will also draw on student's previous lab experiences in proper laboratory techniques and data analysis performed in previous activities. The lab will incorporate the use of scientific inquiry methods and strategies while students develop reasonable answers to the questions asked.

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Life Science
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Activity/Lab
Case Study
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Project Kaleidoscope
Author:
Ann Mills
Date Added:
08/28/2012
The Candle Icebreaker
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Small groups of students examine a candle to consider its chemical properties. Class discussion follows to consider macro vs. molecular events, energy, phase changes, etc.

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Chemistry
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Project Kaleidoscope
Author:
Dave Blackburn
Date Added:
08/28/2012
Ionic and Binary Compound Chemical Nomenclature
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This is a POGIL activity geared for general chemistry students. The activity guides students through the process of determining how ionic and binary compounds are named as well as inorganic acids.

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Chemistry
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Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Project Kaleidoscope
Author:
Ramona Caswell
Date Added:
08/28/2012
Limiting Reactants: Industrial Case Study
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An exercise in which students apply limiting reactants, mass ratios and percent yields to suggest an optimum industrial process. Cost figures are provided but students are told to come up with, and defend, their own criteria for their recommendation.

Subject:
Chemistry
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Activity/Lab
Case Study
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Project Kaleidoscope
Author:
Dave Blackburn
Date Added:
08/28/2012
Student Inquiry Into Cellular Respiration
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A POGIL activity regarding cellular respiration with an additional activity regarding the function of NAD+ in redox reactions.

Subject:
Life Science
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Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Project Kaleidoscope
Author:
Barbara Fritz
Date Added:
08/28/2012
Using enthalpy to assess fuel sources
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A variety of fuels are evaluated for the amount of heat they liberate upon burning. This includes a discussion of how different criteria can influence the evaluation of what makes a "good" fuel.

Subject:
Chemistry
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Project Kaleidoscope
Author:
Jeffrey Bodwin
Date Added:
08/28/2012
Video Presentation Sessions
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Provide opportunities to experience historic and/or current scientific information through audio/visual media. Further, these sessions allow students to express and discuss their understanding of the science content and its relevance prior to writing a summary.

Subject:
Life Science
Physical Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Project Kaleidoscope
Author:
Wesley Boberg
Date Added:
08/28/2012
Wonder Lake, a Case Study
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A town board based classroom scenario where students decide what to do with a parcel of land on the shoreline of a lake. Various interested parties try to purchase, but must answer town board questions in the process. Real issues of land-use, resource allocation, ethics, planning, and impacts.

Subject:
Ecology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Project Kaleidoscope
Author:
Matthew F. Whitehill
Date Added:
08/28/2012
Written Assignment Sessions
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Provide students an opportunity to read scientific literature, express understanding of scientific content and write a summary of the written work.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Project Kaleidoscope
Author:
Wesley Boberg
Date Added:
08/28/2012