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The Boat and the Beetle. Lesson Focus This lesson further develops principles of floating and sinking to young learners.

The Boat and the Beetle

It allows children to explore how boats and ships use the principle of displacement and buoyancy to stay afloat. The activities allow children to experiment with different shapes and design of boat ‘hull’ to see which floats best. It introduces the concepts of displacement and buoyancy in a practical activity. It also introduces the idea of a fair test. Age Levels: Objectives Anticipated Learner Outcomes I can make a model boat which will float on water.I can describe the body of the boat as a hull correctly.I can talk about the shape the hull of the boat needs to be to float on water.I can predict if a model will float or sink- and explain why it will do so using the idea of displacement.I can explain why my model works because of displacement and buoyancy.

Lesson Activities This lesson further develops principles of floating and sinking to young learners. Resources/Materials. 5 Jewelry Techniques to Use in the Art Room - The Art of Ed. When people think about “conventional art,” most may envision wall décor or sculpture.

5 Jewelry Techniques to Use in the Art Room - The Art of Ed

As art teachers, we know this is far from the truth. Sometimes the best way to display artwork for all to see is by wearing it. Have you ever tie-dyed or created silkscreen t-shirts with your students? If you have, you’ll find your students wearing their art for months to come. Another way to encourage the use of wearable art is through jewelry making. Not all art teachers see a place for jewelry in the classroom. 1. When discussing jewelry as crafts, the idea of the friendship bracelet probably comes to mind first. 2.

Working with resin in the classroom can often be overlooked because of budgetary issues. 3. If you’re looking for a way to use up scraps of construction paper, creating paper pendants is just what you need. 4. If you’re short on time and limited on clay, consider making clay jewelry.


Engineering Design Three Little Pigs. Gr. 2 Pigs T2. How to Make Magic Aqua Sand. Wow!

How to Make Magic Aqua Sand

This is such a FUN and AMAZING play product that you can make at home! The kids will spend hours playing with this Magic Aqua Sand! I would recommend it’s made by adults for the kids to use under supervision. What you’ll need - Sand – sandbox or Craft Sand works best as it is generally a finer sand.Coloured Sand (you can either buy this or make it using the easy method found here).Fabric Protector Spray (we used Guardsman which cost under $4)Baking PaperPlastic containers to store your sandGlass VaseWater Instructions - Simply spread your sand over a sheet of baking paper in a well ventilated area (we made ours outside in the sun), have an adult spray an even but heavy coat of Fabric protector over the sand until it’s damp all over, then allow to dry.

Once the sand has dried simply place it into a container that is easy for the kids to pour from. Fill a glass vase with water and let the kids build their own cool underwater sculptures! Louise x Oil, Water & Ice Experiment. Ice, Water and Oil Experiment - FUN Science for Kids! My kids are so interested and amazed with Science, they love learning first hand how things in their environment interact.

Ice, Water and Oil Experiment - FUN Science for Kids!

I also remember loving Science as a child, I vividly remember doing this Ice, Oil and Water Experiment in Science class in grade 7. Here’s what we used for our home experiment – A large glass Vase (you could do a smaller sized regular drinking glass)Baby Oil – enough to fill your vase 3/4 fullFrozen Ice cubes filled with water and food colouringtongsempty syringes or dopplers Directions – Carefully fill your glass vase, have your child hold the ice using the tongs in the oil mixture, then patiently wait and watch…you will slowly start to see a coloured drop of melted water start to bead off the ice and gracefully sink to the bottom.

My 5 year old daughter found it hard to keep the slippery ice in the tongs so I grabbed some old medicine syringes, we filled these with coloured water, the kids had a great time squirting the water into the oil. Learn How Plants Absorb Water. A%20Matter%20of%20Change.pdf. Frosty%20Forms.pdf. Room%20for%20Change.pdf. Handmade%20Ice%20Cream.pdf. Backpack%20Bounty-AIMS.pdf.