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NGSS ES./MS./HS. Waves: Super Slinky Lab, aligns with Middle School and High School Waves NGSS standards. Students practice the properties of waves by using a slinky! Teacher prep: -Modeling on a smart board is suggested as well as using the slinky. -Copies for each student -Slinkys are a must
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The students test the relationship between elastic potential energy and speed. The students attach a slinky to a four wheel cart, stretch the slinky and release the four wheel cart, and measure the speed in which the cart travels.
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Students use a Slinky to demonstrate how longitudinal and transverse waves move through a medium. Most of my kids had never seen a Slinky before and you would not believe how awesome they thought this activity was! This was a simple way to get them engaged with their peers, engaged in the content,
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Students use a slinky, or similar product, to produce standing waves of various harmonics. They record data, perform calculations, and compare experimental values to theoretical values. Can be used as an introductory lab or formative assessment.
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This package of learning activities on Waves contains three PowerPoints with associated completion notes, a student practice test, one unit tests, two worksheets and a lab activity on waves requiring a slinky or alternative spring for the student groups. Some of the topics addressed in this waves
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Students will love you for providing them with a hands-on experience when learning about waves. The properties of waves station lab is a plug and play unit that is meant to accompany my FREE Kesler Science Station Lab Series. Download that start-up guide to learn more about how to use it in the cl
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Students will explore waves and concepts relating to waves in hands-on, engaging ways and also through reading informational text. This resource is designed to address two 4th grade standards for NGSS Energy and Waves and Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer. 4-PS4-1. Develop a mo
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This lab is designed to serve as an introduction to a waves unit. Following the 5e inquiry-based instructional approach, students are exploring the concepts of waves prior to explicit instruction. This lab includes a student direction sheet for each station, teacher directions/material page, and a
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Physics Labs - This set is 20% off of the price of buying the contents individually. This set of physics labs contains 28 labs of original content covering… 1. Lab 01 - Physics Safety Lab 2. Lab 02 - Metric Conversions 3. Lab 03 - Measurement 4. Lab 04 - Reaction Time 5. Lab 05 - Kinematics 6. Lab 0
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Two day lab dealing with transverse and longitudinal waves using a slinky. Students observe Amplitude, Wavelength, Crest, and Trough and draw where these are in the wave. Constructive & Destructive interference. Five page lab with great questions Comes with answer key.
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This zip file contains materials a for middle school science lesson on earthquakes and seismic waves as part of an Earth science unit. The unit was designed for 7th graders in NYC. Includes: 1 full lesson plan 1 SMARTboard .notebook lesson presentation (13 slides) including lab experiment with Sl
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OMG WAVES!!! This inquiry lab activity consists of 7 stations that students will rotate through in one class period. It works great as an intro activity before teaching a unit on waves to engage students and to show them that waves have energy, which can then be transferred through different media
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Do you want your students to be able to visualize how an earthquake wave travels through the Earth? Do you want to get outside to do a fun lab? This one is a lot of fun! You just need to make sure you have enough slinkys! : )
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Have students apply their understanding of transverse and compressional waves in this guided lab activity using ropes and slinkies. Student create their own waves, identify the parts of a wave and practice measuring the characteristics of wavelength, frequency and amplitude in small groups. Students
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About SNAPs Lab Stations Activities SNAPs Lab Stations Activities require students to use science, math, literacy, problem-solving and engineering skills. They are designed to enhance students' understanding of scientific concepts and help students apply scientific ideas to the real world. Each stat
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**Do you need a Seismic Waves Lab for 1 class period that requires little to no prep time on your part?** *Save \$\$ when you buy the entire unit at https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Plate-Tectonics-Full-Unit-with-Labs-and-Answer-Documents-2911227 Included is a full unit lesson plan, inc
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