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Science Works

  1. 1. SCIENCE WORKS A Third Grade Interactive Science Center
  2. 2. OBJECTIVE <ul><li>An interactive Science Center, created by third graders to teach science projects, lessons, experiments or activities to Grandview students in grades Pre-K to 3 rd grade. </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is Science Works? <ul><li>An INTERACTIVE SCIENCE CENTER, created by third graders </li></ul><ul><li>7 THEMES will be chosen for the whole grade </li></ul><ul><li>7 GROUPS per class - one for each theme </li></ul><ul><li>Your group will CREATE ONE HANDS-ON ACTIVITY for your theme </li></ul><ul><li>All activities will be created IN CLASS ONLY with your own teacher </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations will be organized BY THEME, not by class </li></ul>
  4. 4. Seven Themed Areas <ul><li>SENSES </li></ul><ul><li>COMMUNICATION </li></ul><ul><li>WILDLIFE CHALLENGE </li></ul><ul><li>ENVIRONMENT </li></ul><ul><li>ENERGY-FORCE-MOTION </li></ul><ul><li>HEALTH-NUTRITION </li></ul><ul><li>TECHNOLOGY-INVENTION </li></ul>
  5. 5. Five Senses… <ul><li>Sight - Mead </li></ul><ul><li>ACTIVITY IDEAS… </li></ul><ul><li>Sight-Optical Illusions </li></ul><ul><li>Sound-Making Musical instruments, stone tones, What’s that sound? </li></ul><ul><li>Taste-Taste Test </li></ul><ul><li>Smell-Sniff Test </li></ul><ul><li>Touch- Touch Tunnel, bubbles </li></ul><ul><li>Sound - Cohen </li></ul>Taste - Castiglia Smell - Troiano Touch - Norton
  6. 6. COMMUNICATION <ul><li>Radio - Norton </li></ul><ul><li>TV - Castiglia </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone - Troiano </li></ul><ul><li>Written - Mead </li></ul><ul><li>Computer - Cohen </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>CAMOUFLAGE </li></ul><ul><li>Norton </li></ul><ul><li>ANIMAL ADAPTATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>Cohen </li></ul><ul><li>WILDLIFE CHALLENGE </li></ul><ul><li>Mead </li></ul><ul><li>HABITATS/BIOMES </li></ul><ul><li>Troiano </li></ul><ul><li>SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST </li></ul><ul><li>Castiglia </li></ul>WILDLIFE
  8. 8. ENVIRONMENT <ul><li>Planetarium - Norton </li></ul><ul><li>Rocks and Minerals - Cohen </li></ul><ul><li>Volcanoes - Castiglia </li></ul><ul><li>Climate Tunnel - Mead </li></ul><ul><li>Landforms - Troiano </li></ul>
  9. 9. ENERGY-FORCE-MOTION <ul><li>Water - Norton </li></ul><ul><li>Cause & Effect - Cohen </li></ul><ul><li>Electricity - Troiano </li></ul><ul><li>Pulley - Castiglia </li></ul><ul><li>Magnetic Energy - Mead </li></ul>
  10. 10. HEALTH/BODY/NUTRITION <ul><li>Brain - Troiano </li></ul><ul><li>Using Your Muscles - Mead </li></ul><ul><li>Germs - Castiglia </li></ul><ul><li>Heart Rate - Cohen </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition - Norton </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Automation - Mead </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture - Norton </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation - Troiano </li></ul><ul><li>Music - Castiglia </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainment/Games - Cohen </li></ul>TECHNOLOGY/INVENTION
  12. 12. OTHER IDEAS
  13. 13. <ul><li>PAINT THE WALL </li></ul>PROPERTIES OF MATTER
  14. 14. <ul><li>Sinking and floating, plumbing, dams, etc. </li></ul>WATER MANAGEMENT
  15. 15. SHADOWS AND LIGHT
  16. 16. Designing/Creating Your Exhibit <ul><li>Decide on an activity, experiment or lesson </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrate your idea and create a materials list </li></ul><ul><li>Confer with your teacher about materials and layout </li></ul><ul><li>Create and assemble your exhibit </li></ul><ul><li>Write a descriptive paragraph (for display). Include all of the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What are people supposed to see? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What are people supposed to learn? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Write a Catchy Slogan </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. LSC Links… <ul><li>http://www.lsc.org/lsc/ourexperiences/exhibits </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lsc.org/lsc/ourexperiences/theaters </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lsc.org/lsc/ourexperiences/livescience </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lsc.org/lsc/ourexperiences/touch_tunnel </li></ul>

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