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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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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
Provider Set:
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
Material Type:
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
Provider Set:
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
Provider Set:
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
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
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
Material Type:
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