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Subject: General Science
Audience: Elementary, Middle School, High School
This activity is designed to help students understand the size and scale of objects using their classroom as a frame of reference.
This activity is designed to help students understand the size and scale of objects that can and cannot be seen with the naked eye.
Audience: Middle School
An electroplating lesson exploring factors effecting deposition, morphology, and thickness of thin metallic layer of copper or nickel.
Subject: General Science, Physical science
Audience: Middle School, High School
Lesson challenges students to use shape memory alloys as part of a Rube Goldbery device
Subject: Chemistry, Physical science
Compares diffusion in gelatin to the doping of silicon wafers
Lesson that demonstrates properties of shape memory alloys-materials that "remember" their former shape
A unit on scale.
Optics and refraction are explored in a 3 part lesson consisting of 1) refraction tank, 2) geletin waveguides, and 3) optical fibers.
Lesson has students relate real-world applications to mathematical concepts by monitoring bacterial growth over one week
In this first lesson students will be instructed on how to build a solar oven
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