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4.Energy (Part 2) - Next Generation Science Standards. Energy (Part 1) - Next Generation Science Standards. SpeedometryGrade4Lessons. Speedometry Hot Wheels Lessons. Solar Dynamics Observatory. Elementary School Science Literacy Program What is it?

Solar Dynamics Observatory

Think Scientifically is a three-book series for elementary school teachers that integrates math, science and reading instruction. Each storybook focuses on a key science theme and includes a hands-on science lesson, math and language arts activities, and other educational resources that can be easily utilized in the classroom. The books are based on national standards and were written by teachers. Why is it important? With increasing pressure on schools to focus on math and reading, science often gets left behind.

What are the books about? The Day Joshua Jumped Too Much Joshua discovers that the Sun is Earth's primary source of energy and learns what the world would be like without it! What activities can I find in the books? The books include a hands-on lab activity, a data collection/graphing activity, a language arts activity, a book walk, a bulletin board idea, etc. Where can I find the books? Roller Coaster Game. Welcome to the death defying Funderstanding Roller Coaster!

Roller Coaster Game

This simulator is designed for people who want to design their own thrilling coaster and educators who want to use a cool activity to simulate the application of physics by using an exciting interactive tool and access to a wonderful reference source. It is your mission to become a roller coaster designer so that you can achieve maximum thrills and chills without crashing or flying off the track (unless that’s how you like your coaster to work!). If you accept this mission you must decide on a number of factors. You are responsible for setting the controls for the height of hill #1, hill #2, the size of the loop, the initial speed of the coaster, its mass, the gravity at work and the amount of friction on the track. This great educational online tool offers an interactive way for kids to play a roller coaster game, and learn while doing it. Finally, some fun online education kids! If you need help, click on the ‘? Catching the Wind: Designing Windmills. How It Works: Machines by Geek Kids.

Overview As parents and educators we are constantly responding to questions of how and why.

How It Works: Machines by Geek Kids

With the help of How It Works: Machines children can get a close look at how nine different everyday machines work, including a car, a hair dryer, a lawn mower and a vacuum cleaner. They are encouraged to assemble these devices by dragging pieces of the inside mechanics of different machines to their illustrative see-through structures. Then they sit back and watch the parts work together and listen to their sound effects. We love the simplicity of the accurate and realistic mechanics in this app! Hot%20Chocolate.pdf. Cool%20Conductors.pdf. Ball%20On%20a%20Roll-AIMS.pdf.

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Renewable and nonrenewable energy. Speedometry- Hot Wheels Lessons. Making Stuff: Education & Outreach. Making Stuff Activity Guide The Making Stuff Activity Guide contains four materials science activities that can be used in afterschool or out-of-school programs, or other settings.

Making Stuff: Education & Outreach

The hour-long activities are geared toward children ages 10 to 12, but families and adults alike can enjoy them. The materials are inexpensive and readily available at grocery, hardware, home supply, and electronics stores. Download Complete Activity Guide (PDF) Stronger Activity Clip (MP4) Ride along with David Pogue in a demolition derby to investigate the strength and toughness of steel car bodies. Making Stuff Toolkit With these materials, you can create opportunities for middle and high school youth, families, educators, and engineers and scientists to access a range of engaging educational activities that explore materials science, so that "viewers" become active "doers" in the process of science and engineering.

Make Sun S’mores! WORD to PDF Converter - - SaveThePenguinsETK.pdf. Microsoft Word - Making a Pizza Box Solar Oven.doc - Making a Pizza Box Solar Oven.pdf. Egg Drop Challenge with Free Planning Printable {2014} Egg Drop Challenge with Free Planning Printable {2014} Rube Goldberg Project. Open Lesson Grade Four Science - Pendulum_Teacher and Student with PPT CC.pdf. Cosmic Collisions. Cosmic Collisions Activity: Impact Cratering by Ronald Greeley, Arizona State University (Adapted from the NASA workbook, Activities in Planetary Geology) Materials A tray or very strong box at least 2 feet on a side and about 4 inches deep A large supply of extremely fine sand Four identical marbles or small ball bearings Three solid spheres about 1 inch in diameter, all the same size but made of different materials, for example, glass, plastic, steel; or glass, wood, aluminum) Meter stick 10-centimeter ruler Toy Slingshot (Optional) Kitchen tea strainer Dark color of dry tempra paint (powder); for example, red or blue Safety glasses or goggles Large pack of assorted marbles One steel ball bearing about 1/2'' in diameter Procedure Pour sand into the tray to a depth of at least 3 inches.

Cosmic Collisions

K-Gray Engineering Pathway Digital Library - Engineering Education Wing of the NSDL. Simple Machines Lesson Plan: An Online Game and Learning Stations. The Compound Machine.