Use this activity as an introduction to systems and systems thinking in your classroom. The items at the stations represent phenomena that will get students talking about their ideas about what constitutes a system and lead to ideas about inputs, outputs, energy transfers, boundaries and interactions.
Included in this bundle:
*2 page student lab activity and concept map
*2 pages of teacher background, set-up, directions and answer key.
*25 slide PowerPoint for students who are absent or for the teacher to use when discussing the stations.
*11 pages of station labels