This unit focuses on students’ approach to water and how it is a part of people’s lives. Teachers can observe students’ construction with manipulatives and scaffold their knowledge by posing problem-based learning opportunities. Students will be able to build, explore, test, and problem solve with different recycled materials, and use various manipulatives. Students will also communicate the importance of preserving and caring for the environment.
In this unit plan, students learn to name the six different kinds of simple machines and how they make work easier and more enjoyable for people. They will also learn to design, build and test an... read more
In this demo, a polyethylene strip is charged by rubbing with wool. The charged strip is then used to charge a neutral object, a pith ball, by contact. This demo can be done as a student activity. read more