Interactive Science Update,6

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ISSUE NO. 6

Dynamic Demo of the Week-Probability

What exactly is one-in-a-million like? Next time you come across that number or use that phrase, you can use this demonstration. Materials: 8 die, calculator

This demo is an excerpt from an Interactive Science Lesson called “Word Adaptation“.

[S3VIDEO file=’demos/probability-demo.mp4′]


Time-Saving Teacher Tip-Expiration Date

Each time you open something with a limited shelf life, like peroxide or a stock chemical, write the date it was opened or received in black marker on the outside of the container. You’ll never again wonder how old it is.


Lesson Spotlight- a sample of 2 Member lessons

Rock Cycle-Putting The Squeeze On Minerals

Instead of another forgettable lecture, how about an activity in which every student participates and later recalls the kinds of rocks, and how they change from one to another.

[S3VIDEO file=’Movies/Rock-com.mov’ authurl=’true’ autoplay=’true’ allowfullscreen=’true’ buffer=’1′ displaymode=’overlay’ clicktoplay=’Preview Lesson’]

 

Radioactive Samples

Learn about the 3 kinds of radioactivity- alpha, beta, gamma- by viewing actual samples of polonium, strontium, and cobalt, and then discussing what each does over time.

[S3VIDEO file=’Movies/Radioactivity-com.mov’ authurl=’true’ autoplay=’true’ allowfullscreen=’true’ buffer=’1′ displaymode=’overlay’ clicktoplay=’Preview Lesson’]

 


 
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