Featured in PASCO’s Elementary School Science Teacher Guide
Features 29 inquiry based labs designed for elementary students and coordinated with the standards for life, earth and physical sciences.
Use a temperature sensor to measure the heat generated in a model greenhouse by altering the types of material that light passes through.
To understand this content, students:
Greenhouse models from the "How a Greenhouse Works: Light" activity
Light source such as a swivel desk lamp or reflector lamp with a 60-watt incandescent bulb
Electric heating pad
Metric ruler or meter stick
Adhesive tape ~ 30 cm
Clear plastic wrap, 30-cm (12 in.) - 1 piece
Wax paper, 30-cm (12 in.) - 1 piece
This experiment may require software and an interface for data collection.