Title: Tools from Wood and Stone
Description: A lab experiment in which students examine and categorize rocks using various tests. Also includes background on how rocks were used to create tools and weapons by early humans.
Source: Science is Elementary: Technology: Puting power to work. Vol.19, no.2 p.14-16.
Title: Push and Pull
Description: A lab experiment which introduces students to simple machines. Students lift objects using a lever and and incline plane, to demonstrate the differenet forces involved.
Source: Science is Elementary: Technology: Puting power to work. Vol.19, no.2 p.18-20.
Title: Rolling Along
Description: A lab experiment introducing the wheel. Students investigate how to move heavy loads more easily.
Source: Science is Elementary: Technology: Puting power to work. Vol.19, no.2 p.21-23.
Title: Using Electricity
Description: Students make electric circuits to turn on a light bulb, and explore how different coiled circuits affect the light bulb.
Source: Science is Elementary: Technology: Puting power to work. Vol.19, no.2 p.30-32.
Description: Introduces facts and vocabulary about our solar system, stars, and galaxies.
Source: Teacher's Helper: Intermediate. Feb./Mar. 2010. p.47-51.
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