Balls and Ramp (NYSED)
Demonstrate transfer of energy by measuring the distances
different balls move a cup.
(ILS) Use a binary classification system to divide objects,
then justify their scheme.
Classifying Candy I (NYSED)
Develop two binary classification systems using a selection
Classifying Candy II (NYSED)
Develop a binary classification system using concrete
Classifying Candy III (NYSED)
Use properties of candies to develop a classification tree.
Classifying Rocks (KDE)
Develop classification schemes based on observable properties
Investigate the effect of container materials on heat transfer.
(NAEP) Compare the buoyancy of a pencil in freshwater
vs. salt water.
Keep Cool (CCSSO)
Determine which type of container would be best to use to
keep drinks cool on a hot day.
(NYSED) Identify three creatures using a classification
Volume, and Temperature (ILS) Perform routine laboratory
procedures and report results.
the Balance (ILS) Perform laboratory procedures and report
Plastic Wrapped (KDE)
Compare the quality and price of different kinds of plastic
Pulse (TIMSS) Observe
changes in pulse rates when presented with stressors.
Swings (CCSSO) Investigate
variables which may seem to affect the movement of a pendulum,
Swingers (KDE) Students
will experiment with a pendulum to find out why it might swing
at different speeds at different times.
(KDE) Relate cooling and warming to surrounding temperature
Tree Study (NS) Measure
a set of leaves with a ruler and analyze data.