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Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Brown Baggin' It: A Touch-and-Feel Game. Too many worksheets make for one uncooperative boy.

Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: Brown Baggin' It: A Touch-and-Feel Game

It’s easy to get in a rut. Ask a soon-to-be-first-grader and they’ll tell you: ruts are NOT fun. To mix it up, I put together a guessing game for my son that I discovered in “Rainy Days and Saturdays” by Linda Hetzer. How to make an easy cloud chamber- no dry ice! IceCube Neutrino Observatory. Πως φτιαχνω ανιχνευτη. Popcorn Neutrinos. Printable Versions: DOC | PDF (Thanks to Steve Stevenoski and Eric Muhs, United States) Lesson at a glance By measuring popcorn before and after popping, students will investigate the concepts behind beta decay, neutrinos and the South Pole IceCube Project that is searching for neutrino sources in the universe.

Popcorn Neutrinos

Background The first law of thermodynamics, also known as the law of conservation of energy, states that energy can neither be created nor destroyed. Πώς Κατασκευάζουμε Έναν Ανιχνευτή Σωματιδίων...Με Απλά Υλικά! Ice Drilling. Printable Versions: DOC | PDF Materials Gallon milk jugs Syringes, large and small Spray bottles Pitchers 13 x 9 baking pan Warm water Stop watches Rulers Thermometers Background The IceCube project at the South Pole has transformed a cubic kilometer of ice into the world’s weirdest and largest telescope.

Ice Drilling

Light sensors in the ice track particles from outer space that pass through the Earth. Πώς Κατασκευάζουμε Έναν Ανιχνευτή Σωματιδίων...Με Απλά Υλικά! Earthquake Detector. LA: Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.

Earthquake Detector

LA: Read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grade level text complexity band independently and proficiently. LA: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade level topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups. LA: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade level reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies. LA: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. LA: Report on a topic or text, tell a story, or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking clearly at an understandable pace. The Fantastic Machine That Found the Higgs Boson - The Atlantic. Posters για το πείραμα CMS του CERN στα Ελληνικά. An introduction to the CMS Experiment at CERN.