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Blubber Gloves: It's All About Insulation

Blubber Gloves: It's All About Insulation

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Students investigate how the adaptation of insulation optimizes animals' survival in a ...

Students investigate how the adaptation of insulation optimizes animals' survival in a specific environment.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
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Science Matters
Author:
Lauri Dahlin, Hortencia Garcia, Christina Mavaro, and Kathleen Tomscha
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Conductors and Insulators

Conductors and Insulators

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Students use a simple circuit to learn how conductors allow electricity to ...

Students use a simple circuit to learn how conductors allow electricity to flow and how insulators do not allow electricity to flow.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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Science Matters
Author:
Hortencia Garcia, Christina Mavaro, and Kathleen Tomscha
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Crawly Composters

Crawly Composters

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Students learn how decomposers play an important part in the cycling of ...

Students learn how decomposers play an important part in the cycling of matter through an ecosystem by breaking down matter and returning it to the soil. They will set up a classroom composting bin.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Science Matters
Author:
Lauri Dahlin, Hortencia Garcia, Christina Mavaro, and Kathleen Tomscha
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Energy Flow

Energy Flow

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Students are introduced to the idea that energy flows through a food ...

Students are introduced to the idea that energy flows through a food chain.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
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Science Matters
Author:
Lauri Dahlin, Hortencia Garcia, Christina Mavaro, and Kathleen Tomscha
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Grade 6 Earth Science: Earthquakes and Volcanoes
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Grade 6 Earth Science: Earthquakes and Volcanoes

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This unit focuses on earthquakes and volcanoes as the visible signs of ...

This unit focuses on earthquakes and volcanoes as the visible signs of plate tectonics. Students progress through a series of investigations using indirect evidence (models) and direct evidence, experiments, active learning experiences, researching using a variety of sources, questions, and assessments. Assessments include: pre-, post and 4 formative assessments.

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Science
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Science Matters
Date Added:
08/07/2017
Grade 6 Earth Science: Plate Tectonics
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Grade 6 Earth Science: Plate Tectonics

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This unit focuses on the layers of the Earth and what causes ...

This unit focuses on the layers of the Earth and what causes movement in the layers. Students progress through a series of investigations using indirect evidence (models) and direct evidence, experiments, active learning experiences, researching using a variety of sources, questions, and assessments. Assessments include: pre-, post and 4 formative assessments.

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Science
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Provider:
Science Matters
Date Added:
08/07/2017
How to Read a Periodic Table

How to Read a Periodic Table

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Students learn that the properties of matter help to organize elements on ...

Students learn that the properties of matter help to organize elements on the periodic table.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
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Science Matters
Author:
Christine Lindblad, Claire Poissonniez, and Vanessa Scarlett
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Lesson 6.1: Forms of Energy
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Lesson 6.1: Forms of Energy

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In this lesson, students are introduced to the many forms of energy. ...

In this lesson, students are introduced to the many forms of energy. Energy station materials are explored and discussed to introduce and clarify characteristics of each form of energy.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Science Matters
Date Added:
08/07/2017
Lesson 6.4: Thermal Energy Flow in Materials
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Lesson 6.4: Thermal Energy Flow in Materials

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In this lesson, students learn how light energy from the sun radiates ...

In this lesson, students learn how light energy from the sun radiates to the earth and the light energy is transformed to heat. Students also learn about heat transfer: conduction, radiation, and convection.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
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Science Matters
Date Added:
08/07/2017
Lesson 6.5: Energy from Wind
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Lesson 6.5: Energy from Wind

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In this lesson, students learn how wind energy i transformed to mechanical ...

In this lesson, students learn how wind energy i transformed to mechanical energy using windmills to capture the wind.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Science Matters
Date Added:
08/07/2017
Lesson 6.7: Peanut Energy
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Lesson 6.7: Peanut Energy

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In this lesson, students demonstrates that stored energy in a peanut transforms ...

In this lesson, students demonstrates that stored energy in a peanut transforms to heat energy when combusted.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Science Matters
Date Added:
08/07/2017
Lesson 6.8: Solar Energy
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Lesson 6.8: Solar Energy

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This lesson demonstrates that the source of energy to run small motors ...

This lesson demonstrates that the source of energy to run small motors can be the sun or chemical energy stored in a battery.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Science Matters
Date Added:
08/07/2017
Matter Cycles - Sum it Up

Matter Cycles - Sum it Up

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Students review the concept that matter cycles in a food chain. They ...

Students review the concept that matter cycles in a food chain. They will participate in a reader's theater skit presentation that describes the roles that producers, consumers, and decomposers play in an ecosystem.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Science Matters
Author:
Lauri Dahlin, Hortencia Garcia, Christina Mavaro, and Kathleen Tomscha
Date Added:
02/26/2019
May the Magnetic Force Be With You

May the Magnetic Force Be With You

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Students learn about magnetic force. They will test the magnetism of various ...

Students learn about magnetic force. They will test the magnetism of various classroom objects. Then they will complete an inquiry-based scenario to reinforce the concepts associated with magnetic poles.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Science Matters
Author:
Hortencia Garcia, Christina Mavaro, and Kathleen Tomscha
Date Added:
02/26/2019