In this demo, two polyethylene strips are charged on one end by rubbing with wool. One charged strip is then mounted on an evaporating dish and the other charged strip is used to make the dish spin. As both strips become negatively charged when rubbed with wool they will repel each other when they are in close proximity.
Indigenous Peoples’ Curriculum Resources
Categories: General Interest, Lab/Student Activity, Lesson Plan, Unit Plan
FNMI - Introduction to Indigenous Knowledge and Western Science Indigenous Knowledge - Preamble Indigenous Knowledge - Understandings and Considerations Indigenous Science in the... read more
SPACE BOX INQUIRY PROJECT
Categories: Lab/Student Activity, Lesson Plan
Working in a group students will design and build a Space Box. They will become experts on a method of space exploration or a phenomenon in space. Each group will be choosing a topic, researching it,... read more
PREPARING OURSELVES FOR NATURAL DISASTERS: HOW DO WE INNOVATE OUR KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF STRONG AND STABLE STRUCTURES AND THE ENVIRONMENT AROUND US TO HELP PEOPLE SURVIVE A TSUNAMI?
Categories: Lab/Student Activity, Unit Plan
In this inquiry, students will understand and learn more about the devastating effects of a Tsunami. What causes tidal waves with such force? They will also learn how plants and soils help to... read more