This project engages students in the different stages of the technological problem solving process in the Kindergarten Program document with the story “Zoom!” by Robert Munsch. Students have an opportunity to analyze school play structures in their school community and discuss whether it is accessible for all characters in the story, “Zoom!” After analyzing the structure, students will discuss and design changes that can be made to the structures so that it is accessible for different abilities.
This demonstration allows students to experimentally determine the speed of light by heating a piece of chocolate in a microwave oven. This demonstration is best used as an enrichment activity as the... read more
During this inquiry-based unit, students will learn that the pure substances and mixtures that we use, both as individuals and as industries, have discoverable properties that are explained using the... read more
In this demo, a polyethylene rod is charged by rubbing with wool. The charged rod is then used to bend a stream of water flowing from a tap. Different substances have different attractions for... read more