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Waves and Energy

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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Forces and Interactions

Students will explore the interactions between forces and motion and apply Newton's 1st and 3rd Laws of Motion.

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Acid Rain and Weathering

Students will use a pH sensor and vinegar to model the effects of acid rain on various materials.

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Photosynthesis

Guide students to measure the change in carbon dioxide (in a closed system) with a carbon dioxide sensor to facilitate an understanding of the...

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Introduction to Acids and Bases

Students will use a pH sensor to determine the pH of common household substances.

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Thermoregulation

Students will explore the relationship between internal body temperature and the skin surface temperature of their hand under different conditions.

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Middle School / Earth Science

Seasons and Temperature

Students will use different models to recreate the effects of the Sun on Earth. In Part 1, students use a model to examine the equinox. In Part...

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Middle School / Earth Science

Night and Day

Students will be using different models to recreate the effects of the Sun on Earth. In Part 1, students use a simple model to examine night...

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Middle School / Earth Science

Humidity and Dew Point

Students will be using a weather sensor to examine the differences between absolute and relative humidity and relate those to the dew point.

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Middle School / Physical Science

Describing Motion

Students will use a motion sensor to investigate how position, velocity, and acceleration may all be described and quantified when explaining...

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