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TEACHERS MANUAL

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Exploring the Building Blocks of Science Teachers Manual Book 2 iii A Note From the Author This curriculum is designed for elementary level students and provides an introduction to the scientific di

Materials at a Glance Experiment 1 magnifying glass butterfly or bugs wing or substitute a leaf, flower, piece of wood, or rock colored pencils microscope or additional object to observe with a magnif

Experiment 12 Experiment 13 Experiment 14 plastic hammer regular metal hammer 3 pieces of banana 3 hardboiled eggs in the shell 3 raw potato halves 3 rocks of the same type and size students can col

vi Exploring the Building Blocks of Science Teachers Manual Book 2 Materials Equipment Quantities Needed for All Experiments Foods Foods continued Optional bakers yeast antacid tablets8 or more ex

Introduction vii Materials Materials Quantities Needed for All Experiments Materials continued lenses 2 with different focal lengths Home Science Tools Item OPLEN4x15 and Item OPLEN4x50 httpwww.hom

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Contents CHEMISTRY Experiment 2 Experiment 3 Experiment 4 Experiment 5 BIOLOGY Experiment Experiment Experiment Experiment INTRODUCTION Experiment 1 Can You See The Clay Crucible Sour or Not Sour Pin

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Experiment 1 Can You See Materials Needed magnifying glass butterfly or bugs wing if not available, substitute a leaf, flower, piece of wood, or rock colored pencils microscope or additional obj

2 Exploring the Building Blocks of Science Teachers Manual Book 2 Objectives In this experiment students will explore how the use of basic tools can extend their senses and improve their observations.

Introduction Experiment 1 Can You See Help students think about a butterfly wing by asking questions such as the following 3 What shape do you think a butterfly wing is What color or colors do

Experiment 13 Keep the Train on Its Tracks Materials Needed 4 plastic or Styrofoam cups with the mouth larger than the base 2 long poles dowels work well or any two long sticks that are the same th

48 Exploring the Building Blocks of Science Teachers Manual Book 2 Objectives In this experiment, students will explore how differential rotational motion keeps a trains wheels on the tracks. The ob

Physics Experiment 13 Keep the Train on Its Tracks 49 Have the students roll the cylinder on the poles. Have them observe how it moves and whether or not it stays on the poles or falls off. Have t

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