Elementary Teacher Survival Kit

This hands-on workshop - chock full of easy-to-do science inquiry lessons - enables new and veteran teachers to expand on their bag of tricks. Using discrepant events, these activities give students a sense of mystery and awe. Topics include: energy, air pressure, scientific method, data collection and graphing. If the video does not appear, click here.

Skip ahead on the timeline to jump to each chapter/scene:

 1. Introduction (00:00)
 2. Fortune Fish (00:05:58)
 3. Ooze Tubes part 1 (00:11:32)
 4. Poly Density Bottle (00:12:19)
 5. Polymer Bead Demo (00:14:07)
 6. Ooze Tubes part 2 (00:16:23)
 7. Ultraviolet Detecting Beads (00:16:51)
 8. Ooze Tubes part 3 (00:23:35)
 9. Mysterious Glowing Ball (00:24:08)
10. Prism Glasses (00:26:51)
11. Energy Tube (00:35:10)
12. Glo-Germ (00:38:29)
13. Gro-Beast Alligators (00:45:25)
14. Sodium Polyacrylate (00:52:34)
15. Instant Snow (00:55:47)
16. Ice Melting Blocks (01:00:40)
17. Ooze Tubes part 4 (01:05:29)
18. Handboiler (01:08:24)
19. Drinking Birds (01:12:31)
20. Rocket Balloons (01:15:14)
21. Windtubes (01:18:47)

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