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2-Day Investigation of Soil Samples
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This activity is designed for a primary classroom (outdoors & indoors) investigation ...

This activity is designed for a primary classroom (outdoors & indoors) investigation where students collect and investigate soil samples and describe the soils, looking for similarities and differences. Students develop a method of recording the data colleted and can present the information gathered.

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Ecology
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Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Date created
27-صفر-1433
7th Grade Life Science at the Observatory: Life Throughout the Universe
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This classroom activity will show students that there is a lot we ...

This classroom activity will show students that there is a lot we don't know about science, for example life throughout the universe. It will hopefully encourage students to question what we know and don't know, and exploration and study of the unknown.

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Astronomy
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Activity/Lab
Teaching/Learning Strategy
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Brad Snyder
Date created
23-رمضان-1433
Adjusting Your Water Heater to Conserve Energy
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In this lab-based activity the students will use their knowledge about the ...

In this lab-based activity the students will use their knowledge about the law of conservation of energy to explain the loss of heat by warm water to cold water. Then, the students will use these concepts to design and carry an experiment to determine the unknown temperature of a hot water sample.

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Physics
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Activity/Lab
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Nour Sinada
Nour Sinada, Woodbury Junior High, Woodbury, MN, based on the an original activity from the curriculum of 9th grade physical science in South Washington County Schools and from the USAFA Department of Chemistry
Date created
23-رمضان-1433
Air Has Matter
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This is a series of activities demonstrating that air has mass, takes ...

This is a series of activities demonstrating that air has mass, takes up space, and can exert a force on objects enough to lift them.

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Chemistry
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Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Caroline Sorensen
Sorensen, Caroline
Date created
6-ذو القعدة-1432
Analyzing pH: Comparing Citrus Fruits, Stain Removers and a Green Product
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This activity will introduce pH testing of cleaning products, citrus fruits, and ...

This activity will introduce pH testing of cleaning products, citrus fruits, and then analyzes a mystery Green product. Students will compare and contrast findings to discover an earth friendly product.

Subject:
Chemistry
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Carol Hultman
Date created
23-رمضان-1433
Atoms and Molecules
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Both of these lessons are classroom activities that require students to build models that display understanding of atoms and molecules. One lesson is structured while the other is guided.

Subject:
Chemistry
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Carrie Robatcek
Date created
23-رمضان-1433
Bacteria Growth Inquiry: Bodily Bacteria and Healthy Hygiene Habits
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In this inquiry activity, students generate investigable questions to explore the link ...

In this inquiry activity, students generate investigable questions to explore the link between hygiene/cleanliness and bacteria growth/population. The students will present their conclusions, and video clips containing additional information will be discussed.

Subject:
Biology
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Krista Keller
Date created
29-رمضان-1433
Balanced Forces
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This lecture/activity on force will further a students' understanding of forces on ...

This lecture/activity on force will further a students' understanding of forces on an object, as well as the difference between a balanced and unbalanced forces.

Subject:
Physics
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Rashelle Hoffmann
Date created
23-رمضان-1433
Balloon Rockets in 1D
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In this structured inquiry activity students will work in groups/ teams to ...

In this structured inquiry activity students will work in groups/ teams to build a balloon rocket of their own design. The rocket will race in one dimension and require that they apply their knowledge of position, time, and velocity.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Mary Hoelscher
Date created
23-رمضان-1433
Beginning Scientific Inquiry with Water Kits
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This activity is a scientific investigation focusing on inquiry after using the ...

This activity is a scientific investigation focusing on inquiry after using the Foss Water Kit. The students will pose a question, create a procedure and produce a poster showing their findings.

Subject:
Chemistry
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
jacquelyn sullivan
Jacquelyn Sullivan
Date created
29-رمضان-1433
Bioinformatics
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This exercise contains two interrelated modules that introduce students to modern biological ...

This exercise contains two interrelated modules that introduce students to modern biological techniques in the area of Bioinformatics, which is the application of computer technology to the management of biological information. The need for Bioinformatics has arisen from the recent explosion of publicly available genomic information, such as that resulting from the Human Genome Project.

Subject:
Biology
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Activity/Lab
Data Set
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Teaching With Data
Author:
By Monica Bruckner, Montana State University; Based on the Bioinformatics Exercise by Seth Bordenstein.
Monica Bruckner
Date created
10-شوال-1433
Birds' Bills
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Students compare and contrast birds' bills and compare them to household items.

Subject:
Biology
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Florida Center for Research in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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iCPALMS: A Standards-based K-12 Resources and Tools Pathway
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Sharon J. Vick, Stevens Elementary School, Dawson, MN
Sharon Vick
Vick, Sharon
Date created
6-ذو القعدة-1432
Birds:  How Do We Increase the Bird Population at our School?
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This activity is a field investigation of the bird population in the ...

This activity is a field investigation of the bird population in the schoolyard and how the students will plan to attract more birds.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Lori Huisenga
Lori Huisenga, Lincoln Elementary School, Owatonna, MN. A shared idea from the Savage-Prior Lake School.
Date created
29-رمضان-1433
Bubbling Blobs
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This activity is a lab project where students observe what happens when ...

This activity is a lab project where students observe what happens when you try to mix oil and water. It can also be used to work with density.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Brenda Hanssen Halverson Elementary Albert Lea, MN
Hanssen, Brenda
Date created
6-ذو القعدة-1432
Buddy Biology: Observing Living and Non-living Components of An Ecosystem with a Partner
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This activity is a field investigation where students gather data on physical ...

This activity is a field investigation where students gather data on physical characteristics of the ecosystem surrounding their school.

Subject:
Biology
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Paula Dahms
Paula Dahms, Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School, Kasson, MN
Date created
29-رمضان-1433
Buddy Biology: Observing Living and Nonliving Components of an Ecosystem with a Partner
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This activity is a field investigation where students gather data on physical ...

This activity is a field investigation where students gather data on physical changes of the ecosystem surrounding their school habitat.

Subject:
Biology
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Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Danielle Gile, Kasson-Mantorville Elementary School, Kasson, MN
Gile, Danielle
Date created
6-ذو القعدة-1432
Building Big Educator's Guide Mini-Activity Human Arch, Forces
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This classroom activity where students physically show where the forces are in ...

This classroom activity where students physically show where the forces are in an arch.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Jill Borgerding
Jill Borgerding Community School of Excellence St. PAul,MN Basedon an original activity from Building Big, Bridges
Date created
29-رمضان-1433
Building an Electromagnet
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Students construct electromagnets and determine that the more winds of wire coil ...

Students construct electromagnets and determine that the more winds of wire coil around the core will increase the strength of the electromagnet.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
nancy thill
Nancy Thill
Date created
29-رمضان-1433
Candle Drop
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By using the discrepant event of dropping a burning candle in a ...

By using the discrepant event of dropping a burning candle in a jar, students will predict, experiment, and discuss why the candle goes out as soon as it is caught.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Simulation
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Carrie Leisch
Date created
29-رمضان-1433
Changes in a Monarch's Life Cycle
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This activity will include the students observing the monarch life cycle inside ...

This activity will include the students observing the monarch life cycle inside the classroom, a field experience observing monarch life on a milkweed plant and drawing it, and back in the classroom students will make a pop-up book of the monarch's life cycle with a short description on each page.

Subject:
Life Science
Biology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Date created
27-صفر-1433
Changing the State of Matter Using Heating and Cooling
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This investigation will have students testing how heating and cooling can change ...

This investigation will have students testing how heating and cooling can change the state of matter. They will test a variety of materials determine whether a change takes place through heating/cooling.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Nicole Schilling
Nicole Schilling, Ames Elementary School, St. Paul, MN, Planning chart based on chart located in Using Science Notebooks, Klentschy, M., p. 38
Date created
29-رمضان-1433
Characteristics of Light: Light travels in a straight line
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This activity examines the characteristics of light. Students demonstrate that light travels ...

This activity examines the characteristics of light. Students demonstrate that light travels straight and does not bend around an object.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Simulation
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Susanne Lee
Date created
29-رمضان-1433
Charles' Law and Ivory Soap
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This activity is a 2 part lab activity where students record properties ...

This activity is a 2 part lab activity where students record properties of various bars of soap, and make models of molecules as they are cooled or heated. Students develop a new experiment changing one variable.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Nancy Thill
Date created
29-رمضان-1433
Chemical Changes: Reacting an Acid and Base
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This activity is a lab where students make qualitative and quantitative observation ...

This activity is a lab where students make qualitative and quantitative observation on a chemical change. They will see that gases have mass in accordance with the conservation of matter.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Joseph Soruco
Date created
23-رمضان-1433
Chemical Reactions:  Investigating Exothermic and Endothermic Reactions
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This activity is an inquiry-based investigation where students discover the indicators of ...

This activity is an inquiry-based investigation where students discover the indicators of chemical reactions (endothermic and exothermic) by collecting data and using that data to develop a testable question for further experimentation.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Jackie Sibenaller
Date created
23-رمضان-1433
Chemical Reactions: Was the blood at the scene the "real McCoy"?
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This activity provides students with the opportunity to gather data from a ...

This activity provides students with the opportunity to gather data from a controlled experiment setting, interpret their findings and use the data to draw conclusions to solve a mystery.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Rebecca Thoen
Date created
29-رمضان-1433
Chemical Reactions  and Pancakes
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Students will compare ingredients in two different pancake recipes, then taste the ...

Students will compare ingredients in two different pancake recipes, then taste the difference. We will talk about the chemical reaction that happened when the recipes are mixed and why there are bubbles in the pancakes.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Date created
27-صفر-1433
Chemistry: Classifying Chemical and Physical Changes in Various Materials/Substances
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This activity is a classroom lab where students observe and classify chemical ...

This activity is a classroom lab where students observe and classify chemical and physical changes using the five characteristics of a chemical change, interpret their findings, and use evidence to support their findings.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Nikki Schilling
Date created
29-رمضان-1433
"Chemory" the game
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Matching game, including matching common ionic charges and ions and the compounds ...

Matching game, including matching common ionic charges and ions and the compounds they form and naming of greek prefixes for covalent molecules.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Dustin Redinius
Student Generated: Dustin Redinius, 12th Grade BBE Student.
Date created
23-رمضان-1433