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Whelmers: McREL's Accessible Science Series
These science activities are meant to spark student curiosity and engage students in various science process skills, as well as present them with science content. They involve concepts related to static electricity, air pressure, density, energy transfer, the Bernoulli Principle, adhesion and cohesion.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Classroom activity
    • Lab activity
Subject:
  • Physics
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-004-048
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
        • Understanding about scientific inquiry
      • B - Physical science:
        • Light, heat, electricity, and magnetism
        • Position and motion of objects
        • Properties of objects and materials
      • C - Life science:
        • Characteristics of organisms
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Personal health
    • 5-8:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • B - Physical science:
        • Motion and forces
        • Properties and changes of properties in matter
        • Transfer of energy
      • C - Life science:
        • Regulation and behavior
        • Structure and function in living systems
    • 9-12:
      • A - Science as inquiry:
        • Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
      • B - Physical science:
        • Chemical reactions
        • Conservation of energy and increase in disorder
        • Interactions of energy and matter
        • Motions and forces
        • Structure and properties of matter
      • C - Life science:
        • Behavior of organisms
        • The cell
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Personal and community health
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning
http://www.mcrel.org/index.asp