In this inquiry activity, students will explore and understand what pneumatic and hydraulic systems are and how they are currently used. Students will produce culminating pieces of work summarizing and extending their knowledge of Pascal’s Law. They will investigate the viscosity of fluids in relation to the efficiency and functioning of a hydraulic system of their design. Students will ask questions about their systems and develop and implement experiments to provide solutions to their queries.
This unit plan, Wild Rice Integration, introduces a multi-grade (4-8) cross-curricular approach to teaching students about Wild Rice-Manoomin - a cultural symbol and essential staple in a sacred way... read more
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This activity can be used to demonstrate how to use renewable energy from the sun as an alternative to non-renewable energy sources. It also provides an opportunity to reuse materials originally... read more