Exploring Magnetic Fields Purpose To reinforce the concept that magnets attract and repel items and exert a magnetic field that can vary in strength. Context By exploring magnets, students are indirectly introduced to the idea that there are forces that occur on earth which cannot be seen. Illuminations Interactive Games Compound Interest Simulator This applet will allow you to investigate savings account earnings, credit card debt, and a stock market simulation. Mixtures Use this tool to explore mixture problems and percentages using colored circles in two different piles.
Lemonade Stand Game Directions Directions for the Lemonade Stand Game Have you ever wondered if you would be good at running your own business? Well here is your chance! You now have your very own lemonade stand and 30 days to try and make some money. Molecular Workbench Three Views of MW Senior Scientist and Molecular Workbench Developer Charles Xie, Researcher and Manager Amy Pallant, and Technology and Curriculum Developer Dan Damelin describe the history of Molecular Workbench and our vision for the future. Watch the Video Electricity & Magnetism: Magnetic Fields Magnetic fields are different from electric fields. Although both types of fields are interconnected, they do different things. The idea of magnetic field lines and magnetic fields was first examined by Michael Faraday and later by James Clerk Maxwell.
Brain Teasers Sliding Triangle The triangle at left lies on a flat surface and is pushed at the top vertex. The length of the congruent sides does not change, but the angle between the two congruent sides will increase, and the base will stretch. Math Games Page NEW 1 2 3 These games are on this site. This game takes you into the laboratory of Kai, a budding young chemist, who seems to have mixed up his vials and created quite a problem. You will have to help him find all of the creatures effected by his mix-up while practicing your multiplication facts!
Crash Course Kids: Science Videos Welcome to Crash Course Kids! We are extremely excited to announce this new channel from the creators of Crash Course. We'll be talking about 5th Grade Science to start, then adding in more subjects as the channel grows. We're so happy to have you along for the ride with us and can't wait to get started! You can expect to see videos every Tuesday and Thursday starting NEXT WEEK (3/2/15). You can follow us:Twitter: @crashcoursekidsTumblr: thecrashcourse