In this design project, students generate scientifically relevant questions concerning efficient buildings, heat transfer, and the conservation of heat. Students will obtain evidence that supports or refutes their response by experimentation, and provide explanations for what they observe. They will conduct inquiry by designing and building a structure to test their hypotheses. They will link the results to accepted facts about heat and temperature, and communicate their results in an acceptable format.
This unit plan, Wild Rice Integration, introduces a multi-grade (1-3) cross-curricular approach to teaching students about Wild Rice-Manoomin - a cultural symbol and essential staple in a sacred way... read more
Categories: Lab/Student Activity
The students will re-enact the water cycle and the changes of state both inside and outside the classroom. They will view video, conduct hands-on experiments, and use direct observations from... read more