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Weather and Climate: Microclimates

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

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Monitoring Weather

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

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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...

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MatchGraph!

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

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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.

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Elementary / Elementary Science

How a Greenhouse Works: Light

Students change the angle at which light strikes a model greenhouse and measure its intensity.

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Can Plants Survive without Light?

Students measure the ambient light around three plants for a series of days to discover the best light conditions in which they can grow.

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Elementary / Elementary Science

Thermal Insulators and Conductors

Students measure the temperature of water in a variety of cups to identify those that are best served as insulators or conductors.

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Evidence of Chemical Reactions

Students will use baking soda, vinegar, and a temperature sensor to investigate chemical reactions.

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Temperature and Change

Students will use a temperature sensor, sugar cubes, and water to investigate how temperature can affect the rate in which a solid dissolves.

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