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Gather and make sense of information to describe that synthetic materials come from natural resources and impact society.

 
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Adopt an Element Research Project (Part 1/3)

6th Grade Science » Unit: Atoms and Elements
6th Grade Science » Unit: Atoms and Elements
Erin Greenwood
Boulder, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students "adopt" an element, learn about their element and create a “baby block” cube to display their research.

 
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Reflections (1)
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Adopt an Element Research Project (Part 3/3)

6th Grade Science » Unit: Atoms and Elements
6th Grade Science » Unit: Atoms and Elements
Erin Greenwood
Boulder, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students "adopt" an element, learn about their element and create a “baby block” cube to display their research.

 
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Resources (19)
 
Reflections (1)
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Adopt an Element Research Project (Part 2/3)

6th Grade Science » Unit: Atoms and Elements
6th Grade Science » Unit: Atoms and Elements
Erin Greenwood
Boulder, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students "adopt" an element, learn about their element and create a “baby block” cube to display their research.

 
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Resources (22)
 
Reflections (1)
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Fishy Mixture Water Quality Inquiry Lab (Part 3/4)

6th Grade Science » Unit: Physical and Chemical Changes
6th Grade Science » Unit: Physical and Chemical Changes
Erin Greenwood
Boulder, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore how complicated mixtures are all around us, affecting us in ways we rarely think about. While some mixtures help us, they may harm the environment.

 
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Reflections (1)
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Fishy Mixture Water Quality Inquiry Lab (Part 4/4)

6th Grade Science » Unit: Physical and Chemical Changes
6th Grade Science » Unit: Physical and Chemical Changes
Erin Greenwood
Boulder, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore how complicated mixtures are all around us, affecting us in ways we rarely think about. While some mixtures help us, they may harm the environment.

 
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Resources (19)
 
Reflections (1)
suckerfish
   

Fishy Mixture Water Quality Inquiry Lab (Part 1/4)

6th Grade Science » Unit: Physical and Chemical Changes
6th Grade Science » Unit: Physical and Chemical Changes
Erin Greenwood
Boulder, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore how complicated mixtures are all around us, affecting us in ways we rarely think about. While some mixtures help us, they may harm the environment.

 
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Resources (23)
 
Reflections (2)
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Fishy Mixture Water Quality Inquiry Lab (Part 2/4)

6th Grade Science » Unit: Physical and Chemical Changes
6th Grade Science » Unit: Physical and Chemical Changes
Erin Greenwood
Boulder, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore how complicated mixtures are all around us, affecting us in ways we rarely think about. While some mixtures help us, they may harm the environment.

 
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Resources (14)
 
Reflections (1)
white sucker fish
   

Monomers and Polymers - Flipped (Day 1)

8th Grade Science » Unit: Chemistry
8th Grade Science » Unit: Chemistry
Jennifer Smith
Monticello, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

This lesson can be used to review key chemistry terminology, to help students understand 3D printing, and to introduce monomers and polymers.

 
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Separating Mixtures: Discovery

7th Grade Science » Unit: Mixtures: Separating Mixtures
7th Grade Science » Unit: Mixtures: Separating Mixtures
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why do we want to know about separating mixtures?

 
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Reflections (1)
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Separating Mixtures- Pre-Requisite

7th Grade Science » Unit: Mixtures: Separating Mixtures
7th Grade Science » Unit: Mixtures: Separating Mixtures
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What types of processes do scientists and engineers us to separate mixtures?

 
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Reflections (1)
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From the Desk of the President

6th Grade Science » Unit: Enivronmental Science
6th Grade Science » Unit: Enivronmental Science
Melodie Brewer
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Which types of alternative energy forms are best for our country? In this lesson students create a persuasive presentation to convince others that an alternative energy resource should be utilized on a national level.

 
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Better Than Gold

6th Grade Science » Unit: Matter and Atoms
6th Grade Science » Unit: Matter and Atoms
Laura Riley
Westmont, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Where are the world reserves of rare Earth minerals? Are we running out? Use active reading strategies to learn about matter, its properties, and its interactions.

 
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Separating Mixtures - Assessment

7th Grade Science » Unit: Mixtures: Separating Mixtures
7th Grade Science » Unit: Mixtures: Separating Mixtures
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How are characteristic properties used to separate mixtures?

 
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Reflections (1)
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Separating Mixture: Reteach/Extend

7th Grade Science » Unit: Mixtures: Separating Mixtures
7th Grade Science » Unit: Mixtures: Separating Mixtures
Andrea Pless
Wheat Ridge, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Investigate jobs and lives that focus on separation.

 
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Reflections (1)
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