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Lewis, Melanie – Science and Children, 1981
Lists science/art activities which involve students in general observation and imaginative visualization. (CS)
Descriptors: Art, Art Activities, Art Education, Elementary School Science
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Beisenherz, Paul C. – Science and Children, 1981
Discusses methodology for several activities which use Alka Seltzer tablets as a source of carbon dioxide gas. (CS)
Descriptors: Chemical Reactions, Chemistry, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
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Jones, Alick R. – Journal of Biological Education, 1980
Describes methods for collection, culture, observation, and making permanent stained preparations of the protozoan vorticella. Suggestions are made for experiments to investigate growth, reproduction, settlement, ecology, feeding, and osmoregulation. (CS)
Descriptors: Animals, Biology, College Science, Higher Education
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Mandell, Alan; Kannan, Madeline – Science Teacher, 1981
Describes two games which may be used with pairs or teams of students in earth/space science courses to reinforce and enrich content and to review subject matter. A microcomputer program in BASIC II is provided. (CS)
Descriptors: Computer Programs, Computers, Earth Science, Educational Games
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Morris, Chris – Physics Education, 1990
Described is a mobile hands-on science program called "Light Works" that is brought directly into the classroom. The reasons for the implementation of "Light Works" into primary classrooms is discussed. The advantages and operation of this program are included. (KR)
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Exhibits
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Sigismondi, Linda A. – American Biology Teacher, 1989
A paper model which is designed to give students a hands-on experience during lecture and blackboard instruction on DNA structure is provided. A list of materials, paper patterns, and procedures for using the models to teach DNA structure and replication are given. (CW)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Biology, College Science
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Kramer, David C. – Science and Children, 1988
Describes the flour beetle, "Tribolium confusum," and its life cycle, habitat, culturing requirements, and some possible uses of this beetle as a classroom animal. Discusses what children could learn from flour beetles. Explains how to get rid of beetles found in foods at home. (CW)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Entomology
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Louviere, James P. – Science Teacher, 1988
Describes the development of and activities used with rubber powered paper vehicles as science projects and instructional devices in junior high and high school science classes. Includes plans and instructions for building the "Lou-Vee-AirCar." (CW)
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials
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Tillery, John T. – American Biology Teacher, 1988
This article describes how to set up a receiving station for information from satellites. Included are discussions of the benefits of using such technology and ideas for their application in biology classrooms and instructions for assembling the equipment needed to receive satellite transmissions from space. (CW)
Descriptors: Biology, Computer Uses in Education, Earth Science, Instructional Materials
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Ward, Alan – Science Activities, 1987
Suggests some of the basics and reasons for teaching balance. Explains how the concept of a cantilever can be used. Describes 25 activities for observing, testing and learning about balance. (CW)
Descriptors: Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Intermediate Grades
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Zwicker, Earl, Ed. – Physics Teacher, 1988
Introduces a demonstration kit for understanding conductivity by using several fruits and vegetables. Provides a parts list and assembly instructions for the "lemon screamer." (YP)
Descriptors: Chemical Reactions, Chemistry, Demonstrations (Educational), Electricity
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Frazier, Richard – Science Teacher, 1988
Describes a series of activities without conclusions to introduce scientific reasoning in a ninth grade physical science course. Uses popcorn popping to get students to think about the concepts of graphing, histograms, frequency, probability, and scientific methodology. (CW)
Descriptors: Grade 9, Graphs, Instructional Materials, Mathematics
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Podmore, Francis; Fleet, Richard W. – Physics Teacher, 1985
Describes a simple three-dimensional model of Halley's Comet orbit (which is much more informative than a two-dimensional drawing) to illustrate spatial relationships and visualize how the comet moves relative to the earth. Instructions for model assembly are given along with a template which can be photocopied and glued to cardboard. (JN)
Descriptors: Astronomy, College Science, High Schools, Higher Education
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Schultz, Ethel L. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1986
Discusses the use of the Tangent Sphere Model (TSM) in introducing chemical structure to beginning chemistry students at both the secondary school and college levels. Describes various applications of the use of such models, including instruction of the atom's kernel and valence electrons. (TW)
Descriptors: Chemical Reactions, Chemistry, College Science, Experiential Learning