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ELEMENTARY Teachers Manual Rebecca W. Keller, PhD

Cover design David Keller Opening page David Keller, Rebecca W. Keller, PhD Illustrations Rebecca W. Keller, PhD Copyright 2013 Gravitas Publications, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this public

Focus On Elementary Chemistry Teachers Manual iii A Note From the Author This curriculum is designed to provide an introduction to chemistry for students in kindergarten through fourth grade. The Fo

Materials at a Glance Experiment 1 Experiment 2 magnifying glass objects such as cotton balls rubber bands pencil Several food items such as crackers cheese marshmallow bean colorcoated candy such as

Materials at a Glance By type and quantity Equipment bowls, mixing 4 bread pans or cookie sheets 2 knife magnifying glass measuring cup measuring spoons oven refrigerator saucepan, large scissors spoo

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Focus On Elementary Chemistry Teachers Manual vii Contents Experiment 1 Experiment 2 Experiment 3 Experiment 4 Experiment 5 Experiment 6 Experiment 7 Experiment 8 Experiment 9 WHAT IS IT MADE OF FOL

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Experiment 1 What Is It Made Of Materials needed magnifying glass household items such as cotton balls rubber bands pencil several food items such as crackers cheese marshmallow bean colorcoated c

2 Focus On Elementary Chemistry Teachers Manual Objectives In this experiment the students will be introduced to atoms. Atoms are the building blocks of all things. The objectives of this lesson ar

Experiment 1 What Is It Made Of Using a cracker as an example, the students answers may look something like this 3 Answers may vary. Write down the name of an object and describe what you think abou

4 Focus On Elementary Chemistry Teachers Manual What happens to the cracker if you break it in half Is it the same on the inside as on the outside What does the cracker look like under the magnifyi

Experiment 1 What Is It Made Of 5 Have the students repeat this exercise with two or three more objects. Remember to have them describe the item first without looking at it. They can observe as many

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