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2-Day Investigation of Soil Samples
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This activity is designed for a primary classroom (outdoors & indoors) investigation where students collect and investigate soil samples and describe the soils, looking for similarities and differences. Students develop a method of recording the data colleted and can present the information gathered.

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Biology
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Date Added:
04/18/2018
4th Grade Students Investigate Electric Circuits Through Construction and Illustration
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As an activity related to FOSS unit Magnetism and Electricity, 4th grade science students use a computer download to explore electrical circuits and to generate illustrations of electrical circuits for physical models built in class

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Electrical & Electronics
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Lorraine Aaland
Date Added:
04/18/2018
7th Grade Life Science at the Observatory: Life Throughout the Universe
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This classroom activity will show students that there is a lot we don't know about science, for example life throughout the universe. It will hopefully encourage students to question what we know and don't know, and exploration and study of the unknown.

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Science
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Activity/Lab
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Brad Snyder
Date Added:
04/18/2018
Acceleration and Velocity Through Walking Using Paces and Excel
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Using students' step length to understand the relationship between distance, speed and acceleration. Includes graphing of data and interpretation of graphs.

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Physics
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Jamie Crannell
Date Added:
04/18/2018
Acceleration of a Wheel and Axle
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Students make a wheel and axle out of cardboard and a wooden dowel. It is rooled along a ramp made of parallel meter sticks, and the acceleration can be made small enough to make accurate measurements and calculations.

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Physics
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Activity/Lab
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Date Added:
04/18/2018
Accuracy and Precision Lab With Measurement and Density
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In this lab exercise, students practice correctly using measurement tools, recording data, calculating density, using significant figures, and exploring the concepts of accuracy and precision.

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Math
Chemistry
Physics
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Activity/Lab
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Chris Lenius
Date Added:
04/18/2018
Activity: Identifying a Solid Using Density
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Effective measurement techniques include the concept of measurement uncertainty. Students may make erroneous conclusions analyzing data using measurements that do not include the uncertainty of the measurement. In this lab, students determine a density range for a metal and identify the material based on this range.

Subject:
Math
Physics
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Greg Schmidt
Date Added:
04/18/2018
Activity: Measure Your Reaction Time
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This is a lab activity that allows students to collect data to practice using effective measurement. While other authors have produced similar labs, this version includes uncertainty analysis consistent with effective measurement technique as presented in the module Measurement and Uncertainty.

Subject:
Math
Physics
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Activity/Lab
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Peter Bohacek
Date Added:
04/18/2018
Adjusting Your Water Heater to Conserve Energy
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In this lab-based activity the students will use their knowledge about the law of conservation of energy to explain the loss of heat by warm water to cold water. Then, the students will use these concepts to design and carry an experiment to determine the unknown temperature of a hot water sample.

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Physics
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Nour Sinada
Date Added:
04/18/2018
Adventures in ABC & 1, 2, 3
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This activity is an indoor/outdoor activity that incorporates both literacy and scientific observation to make an ABC book based on Antler, Bear, Canoe by Betsy Bowen. Family participation is encouraged.

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Environmental Science
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Julie Roettger
Date Added:
04/18/2018
Adventures in ABC and 1,2,3
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This activity is an indoor/outdoor activity that incorporates both literacy and scientific observation to make an ABC book based on Antler, Bear, Canoe by Betsy Bowen.

Subject:
Environmental Science
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Activity/Lab
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Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Date Added:
04/18/2018
Allelopathy: Investigating the Detrimental Effects of Chemicals Released by One Plant on Another
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In this inquiry activity students work in groups to investigate allelopathy via research, using the scientific method to plan and carry out an experiment, and creating a formal written report and oral presentation.

Subject:
Biology
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Date Added:
04/18/2018
The American Red Squirrel an Outdoor Inquiry Lesson
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This is outdoor activity involving students in gathering information on what an American Red Squirrel Eats and its interdependence with the coniferous forest.

Subject:
Environmental Science
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Date Added:
04/18/2018
Analysis of Simple Harmonic Oscillator in a Single Video Clip
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One video clip, with embedded graphs, can be used to help students understand the mathematical relationships that describe simple harmonic motion.

Subject:
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
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Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Peter Bohacek
Date Added:
04/18/2018