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Conductors and Insulators

Conductors and Insulators

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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
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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 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 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 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 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.

Subject:
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 the periodic table.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
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. 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 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
Provider:
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 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 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 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 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 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