Investigating Solids, Liquids, and Gases with Toys

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Innovative investigations will empower students in grades 6 through 8 to explore the states of matter and changes of state - using inexpensive toys and common household items like balloons, paper bags, Silly Putty, facial tissues, and plastic Easter eggs. Classroom-tested and proven effective, these activities draw students in with toys, gadgetry, fun-to-do experiments, and observations of scientific phenomena in everyday events. Students will see solid rock candy form as a sugar solution evaporates; inflate a balloon using dry ice; and use the BedBugs game to learn about the behavior of solids, liquids, and gases. You'll find 24 motivating, reproducible projects in all - ready to use, and clearly referenced to the National Standards for Science Education, with comprehensive materials lists, procedures, content review, and extension activities included.

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24 teacher-tested, toy-based activities, created with funding from the National Science Foundation Boil water. . .while cooling it with ice! Demonstrate how air takes up space. . .using a bottle that burps! Investigate the relationship between pressure and volume of a gas. . .with a marshmallow inside a syringe! Innovative investigations like these will empower students in grades 6 through 8 to explore the states of matter and changes of state--using inexpensive toys and common household items like balloons, paper bags, Silly Putty, facial tissues, and plastic Easter eggs. Classroom-tested and proven effective, these activities draw students in with toys gadgetry, fun-to-do experiments, and observations of scientific phenomena in everyday events. Students will see solid rock candy form as a sugar solution evaporates; inflate a balloon using dry ice; and use the BedBugs game to learn about the behavior of solids, liquids, and gases. You'll find 24 motivating, reproducible projects in all--ready to use, and clearly referenced to the National Standards for Science Education, with comprehensive materials lists, procedures, content review, and extension activities included. Teaching Science with Toys in an activity-based, discovery-oriented approach developed by National Science Foundation-funded teacher training programs at the University of Ohio. The programs promote toys and household items as ideal science materials because they're already a user-friendly, everyday part of a young person's world.

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