What you will do in this course: Experiment with Static Electricity, Dissect Wires, Experiment with a Series Circuit, Experiment with Conductors and Insulators, Experiment with a Parallel...
What you will do in this course: Experiment with Static Electricity, Dissect Wires, Experiment with a Series Circuit, Experiment with Conductors and Insulators, Experiment with a Parallel Circuit, Dissect an Electronic Gadget, Learn Morse Code, Make an LCD Light Pin, Experiment with an Electromagnet, Experiment with Colors in Motion, Make a Robot Night-Light, Test Your Nerves. This kit contains 12 activities and is designed to be a comprehensive study of Astronomy. The kit is not grade- or age-specific, but instead covers all of the important concepts generally taught over years in the old, spiraling school paradigm. In keeping with the new National Science Standards of effective teaching, this kit provides weeks of concentrated study. Strictly hands-on, many of the activities are full-scale controlled experiments following the Scientific Method. A miniature science fair board is even included. Absolutely everything needed for the activities is in the box, and each activity is individually bagged and tagged. No common household items to gather-all you add is water-and no difficult instructions to first decipher. Simply follow along in the student lab journal and let the learning take hold. The student lab journal with easy to follow instructions comes with the kit. The clearly written journal allows the concepts to be revealed through the activities. There is very little pre-planning on the teacher's part and older students (beyond 4th grade) should be able to complete the work independently. The Teacher's Manual is a small PDF file accessed online at www. academyofsciencef orkids.com under the heading Teacher's Corner. Here one will find lesson objectives, helpful advice and test question answers. At the conclusion of the kit, all students may log-on and take a test to receive a diploma from the Academy of Science for Kids.