EARTH SCIENCE

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Creative Paper Recycling

FIELD: Earth Science DURATION: 2+ hrs
OBJECTIVE: Students will experience how simple it is to recycle paper.
METHOD: Students create their own paper using the pulp from scrap paper.
KEY VOCABULARY: Recycling, paper. GROUP SIZE: Any

Bagging Pollution

FIELD: Earth Science DURATION: 1.5 hrs
OBJECTIVE: Students will measure the amount of pollutants emitted by cars and calculate the total pollution near their school.
METHOD: Students measure the weight of exhaust emissions and calculate the total pollution from all cars on the road.
KEY VOCABULARY: Pollution, exhaust. GROUP SIZE: Any

Growing Crystals

FIELD: Earth Science DURATION: 1.5 hr w/daily observations
OBJECTIVE: Students will know how crystals form.
METHOD: Students grow simple crystals in glass jars using household ingredients.
KEY VOCABULARY: Crystal. GROUP SIZE: Any


Created April 13, 1997 by Danica Nuccitelli.
Maintained by danica@mills.edu.
Last updated April 15, 1997.