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

Elementary / Elementary Science

How a Greenhouse Works: Light

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

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

Elementary / Elementary Science

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.

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

Advanced Placement / Chemistry

A Chemistry Mystery: Name That Unknown!

Students use several methods to characterize compounds according to the nature of intramolecular bonding.

Source: Advanced Chemistry through Inquiry

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.

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

Elementary / Elementary Science

Evidence of Chemical Reactions

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

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

Advanced Placement / Chemistry

Separating Food Dyes Using Chromatography

Students use paper and column chromatography to separate colored food dyes in a common grape-flavored drink mix.

Source: Advanced Chemistry through Inquiry

Elementary / Elementary Science

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.

Source: Essential Elementary Science Teacher Lab Manual

Advanced Placement / Chemistry

How Much Acid is in Your Fruit Juice?

Students use titration and a pH sensor to study the organic acid content of fruit juices.

Source: Advanced Chemistry through Inquiry

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