This
activity
will
show
students
how
to
determine
rate
of
evaporation
and
the
atmospheric
factors
that
can
affect
this
rate.
Laboratory
equipment
needed
for
this
investigation
includes:
a
digital
balance
or
triple
beam
balance,
metric
ruler
in
millimeter
graduations,
level,
2
metal
pans,
barograph
(or
barometer),
hydrograph
(or
hygrometer),
thermograph
(or
thermometer),
anemometer,
rain
gauges
and
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A
caller
on
an
automotivethemed
radio
program
asked
for
help
with
a
problem.
It
seems
that
when
it
rained
her
windshield
wipers
sometimes
turned
themselves
on.
How
is
this
possible?
This
resource
provides
an
explanation
by
exploring
electrical
currents.
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resource
is
from
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and
Science

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This
demonstration
shows
that
similarappearing
lights
can
be
distinctly
different,
suggesting
that
the
light
emitted
is
generated
in
different
ways.
It
requires
some
advance
preparation/



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This
example
shows
how
Newton's
laws
of
motion
apply
to
aircraft
carriers
and
introduces
the
lift
equation:
the
amount
of
lift
depends
on
the
air
density,
the
wind
velocity,
and
the
surface
area
of
the
wings.
The
problems
stress
the
importance
of
units
of
measure.
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resource
is
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Math
and
Science

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examples
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and
engineers
showing
...



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In
this
experiential
activity,
students
demonstrate
to
themselves
the
effect
of
the
optic
disc,
or
blind
spot,
inherent
to
the
optic
nerve
entering
the
posterior
of
the
eye
(bulbus
oculi).
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resource
is
from
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and
Science

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collection
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examples
created
by
scientists
and
engineers
showing
how
math
and
science
topics
taught
in
K12
classes
have
real
world
applications.
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In
this
kinesthetic
activity,
students
learn
how
photons
may
be
transmitted,
absorbed,
or
scattered.
Materials
required
include
a
small
ball,
an
overhead
projector,
4
clear
cups,
different
liquids
(milk,
water,
black
ink,
grape
juice),
and
a
flashlight.
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resource
is
from
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Science

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how
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In
this
demonstration,
the
process
of
cooling
by
evaporation
is
related
to
the
serious
health
risk
of
hypothermia.
Materials
required
include
a
desk
fan,
thermometer
with
exposed
bulb,
cotton
or
gauze,
bowl,
and
material
including
cotton
and
wool.
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resource
is
from
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Science

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examples
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by
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engineers
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how
math
and
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In
this
demonstration,
students
detect
the
interference
of
waves
and
measure
wave
phenomena
using
an
experimental
apparatus
consisting
of
a
laser
pointer,
a
second
surface
mirror
scrap
(like
a
bathroom
mirror)
binder
clips,
razor
blade,
ruler,
and
a
white
wall
or
projection
screen.
Appendices
with
a
discussion
of
physical
principles
and
extension
activities
are
included.
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resource
is
from
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Using
the
reflection
seen
in
the
bowl
of
a
spoon
as
an
example,
this
resource
describes
how
an
everyday
childhood
observation
can
lead
to
understanding
how
curved
mirrors
are
used
in
telescopes
and
satellite
dishes.
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resource
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examples
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science
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taught
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K12
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This lesson plan focuses on the concepts of atomic number, mass number, isotope, and nuclear atom. A student quiz is included as an assessment instrument. This resource is from PUMAS  Practical Uses of Math and Science  a collection of brief examples created by scientists and engineers showing how math and science topics taught in K12 classes have real world applications.



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