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2-PS1-3 Matter and Its Interactions

  • Grade: 2nd Grade
  • Discipline: Physical Science
Make observations to construct an evidence based account of how an object made of a small set of pieces can be disassembled and made into a new object.

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JHCM Engineering and Design Lab: Exploring the Properties of Materials

Students investigate and test the properties of different materials using the scientific method at five different stations where they explore the properties of hardness, flexibility, strength, shape and water resistance/ absorbency. They use these observations to design and build doll houses that can withstand different climatic and environmental problems using a variety of recycled materials. […]

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Winter Challenge Field Trip

Students use their own observations to understand animal behaviors and adaptations while snowshoeing in the footprints of GTNP wildlife. Students will compare and contrast wildlife and human “adaptations” to winter. Students will create their own imaginary winter animal and present it to the class. Snowshoes can be provided. Cross Disciplinary Concepts: The shape and stability […]

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