Tag: measuring

  • Investigation: Tools and Measurements

    Investigation: Tools and Measurements

    I designed this activity to help students become familiar with basic equipment found in the lab.  Students take volume measurements using a graduated cylinder, beaker, and a 3ml pipette.   Ultimately, they must determine how many single drops of water are in 1 milliliter by designing a way to test this given the tools provided.…

  • Mini Field Trip to the Park

    Mini Field Trip to the Park

    If you’re on the last days before school is out for the summer, you are probably encountering a lot of excited kids who really aren’t interested in sticking their nose in a book. Why not take them outside onto the school grounds or a nearby park and do outdoor projects?