STEM FOLDABLE: NEW YEARS 2018
This is a perfect activity to get students back into the swing of things and welcome the New Year. As with all things STEM, students will investigate the science, technology, engineering, and math behind the celebrated tradition of the Times Square Ball.
This product includes:
•Instructions for printing
•Foldable with QR codes and links
•Using 2 QR codes, students investigate how both incandescent and LED lights work.
•Students use a QR code to complete a Venn diagram comparing both the LED and incandescent light bulbs.
•Student read through the history and fun facts about the TImes Square Ball using 2 QR codes. After reading the articles, students answer comprehension questions either on the foldable or a separate paper.
•Lab time! Students use a QR code to access a video and fact sheet. Using this link, students complete a lab activity to calculate the speed of the ball drop. They gather data for time, convert units for distance, graph their data, and use slope to calculate the speed of the ball.
***No Prep for the Teacher!!!***
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Citation and Credibility of Resources Packet with Guided Cornell Notes
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