NEW
Middle School / Physical Science

Weight Drop Launch

Students will investigate how a weight drop launch style of roller coaster works using a //code.Node Cart. Additionally, they will create a Blockly...

NEW
Middle School / Physical Science

Speed and Velocity

Students will investigate speed and velocity using the //code.Node Cart. Using the data they collect, they will create a two Blockly challenge...

NEW
Middle School / Physical Science

Crash Test: Velocity and Inertia

Students will explore Newton's laws of motion using the //code.Node Cart to measure velocity and observing what occurs when it comes to a sudden...

NEW
Middle School / Physical Science

Wheels: Diameter and Distance

Students will calculate the circumference of the //code.Node Cart wheels in order to solve problems as well as create two Blockly coding programs.

Elementary / ChemistryElementary ScienceSTEM

Blockly Extension: Evidence of Chemical Reactions

In this activity, students develop a Blockly program that determines whether a chemical change is occurring using temperature readings.

Source: Blockly Investigations and Activities

Elementary / Elementary Science

Weather and Climate: Microclimates

Students observe that air temperature and humidity are affected by the type of structures and organic material around them.

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

Elementary / Elementary Science

Monitoring Weather

Students investigate weather throughout the course of the day and look for patterns and relationships using their collected data.

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

Elementary / Elementary Science

Determining Sound Levels

Students learn that sound is produced by vibrating objects, that sound travels from a source through air, solids, and liquids, and its loudness...

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

Elementary / Elementary Science

MatchGraph!

Students experience and describe motion through competing against the clock and completing various exercises using the MatchGraph app and a motion...

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

Elementary / Elementary Science

How a Greenhouse Works: Heat

Students investigate how heat inside a model greenhouse if affected by changes to the covering materials on the box.

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

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