# Ryan Keser

83 Lessons
Amos A. Lawrence Elementary School
Brookline, MA
Student Environment:
Urban
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(8 Units, 83 Lessons)

#### 1. Eliciting Student Ideas: What is Air? What is a Gas?

Big Idea: A useful starting point for a middle school unit on weather. This lesson will give you insight into your students prior held understanding of air versus gasses.
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#### 2. Density of Solids and Liquids

Big Idea: A tried and true lesson for introducing or reviewing how to measure the density of solids and liquids.
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#### 3. Density of Gases

Big Idea: This investigation uses a simple method that allows for capturing the gas released from a chemical reaction to help students determine the density of the released gas.
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#### 4. Eliciting Student Ideas: What is Heat? What is Temperature?

Big Idea: Need a lesson to find out your students ideas about heat and temperature before digging into content? This is the one.
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#### 5. Exploring Heat Transfer: Conduction

Big Idea: This lessons uses a simple model activate student ideas on heat transfer by way of conduction.
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#### 6. Heat and Rate of Reaction: Conduction

Big Idea: Help your students visualize how heat effects the rate of a chemical reaction using seltzer tablets and water.
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#### 7. Heat Transfer - Radiation and the Greenhouse Effect

Big Idea: This lesson explores heat transfer by radiation, uneven heating of Earth's surface and importance of Earth's atmosphere all in one go.
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#### 8. Heat Transfer - Convection Part 1

Big Idea: This series of mini labs helps to introduce students to the complexity of convection.
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#### 9. Heat Transfer - Convection Part 2

Big Idea: This series of mini labs helps to introduce students to the complexity of convection.
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#### 10. Build a Thermos

Big Idea: Need STEM lessons to help your students explore heat and temperature? This is the one.
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#### 11. Insatiable Bird

Big Idea: Push your students thinking on heat transfer, gas laws and thermodynamics using a toy and current learning.
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