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I wanted to thank E&H college for the opportunity to participate in this science grant. I have enjoyed this past week. It felt like a mini vacation! Mr. Warden is a wonderful and delightful instructor. I can't wait to see the videos that will be posted and I am a little nervous about making my own, and I am looking forward to next summer to see what Earth science has to offer as well. Thanks again! :)
I've used the slinky before to teach sound concepts, but what we did today was a little more involved than what I've done. However, one thing I do is to add a string anchored in the bottom of a dixie cup to the slinky before it is manipulated. This illustrates that vibration makes sound. When the kids put it to their ear, keeping the string taut, they hear what sounds like the old asteroids game. Also, the kids can experiment with how the sound changes (pitch) by increasing the number of vibrations or shortening or elongating the length the slinky is stretched out.
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Posted by Jennifer Martin on June 21, 2013 at 11:32am
Posted by Susan Carole Welker on June 20, 2013 at 11:30am
These Lesson Plans go with my Shadows video
Susan C. WelkerFirst GradeSullins AcademyPhysical ScienceLight and ShadowsObjective:Recognize your shadow moves, shrinks, and grows because the Sun’s light comes from different directions through the day.Recognize the sun is a source of light that hits certain objects and causes shadows.Materials:My Shadow recording sheetSidewalk…
Posted by LISA MCCARTY on June 7, 2013 at 3:28pm
YOUR OWN GREENHOUSE
PURPOSE: Recreate the greenhouse effect and measure its effect on temperature.
Posted by LaDon L. Casey on June 7, 2013 at 2:38pm
Lisa McCarty and I did this activity with second graders. See her blog post for complete activity. This is just some pictures.
Opening the Layers
088.JPG The Imprints
This was just a review activity of rocks and fossils using Play-Dough. I…
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