Hands-On General Science Activities with Real-Life Applications: Ready-to-Use Labs, Projects, & Activities for Grades 5-12

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Wiley, Nov 2, 1994 - Education - 346 pages
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This innovative series of lessons/worksheets applies basic science concepts to everyday life. It includes over 75 stimulating enhancement activities with background information covering Earth Science, Chemistry, Life Science, Physics, and Astronomy, ready to use as a stand-alone or supplement to a science text.

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Contents

ROCKS AND SOIL16
16
WEATHER26
26
WATER39
39
Physics47
47
HEAT57
57
MOTION65
65
Project on the energy of motion 74
80
ELECTRICITY103
103
Chemistry163
163
SURFACE TENSION OF WATER273
173
HAIR CHEMISTRY183
183
ANTHOCYANINS195
195
Biology209
209
THE BASIC UNIT OF LIFE221
221
CHANGES AND ADAPTATIONS244
244
TREE GROWTH259
259

Astronomy115
115
STARS133
133
THE MOON145
145
SPACE TRAVEL155
155
Lab on tree growth rings 265
265
ECOLOGY282
282
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About the author (1994)

Pam Walker (B.S., M.Ed., Ed.S.) has taught science in grades 9-12 for the past 16 years. Elaine Wood (A.B., M.S., Ed.S.) has 10 years' experience teaching secondary science. Both authors currently teach science at Alexander High School, Douglasville, Georgia.

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