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Activity 2: Grades 5-8
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NATIONAL SCIENCE STANDARDS    (Grades 5-8)

 Science as Inquiry- Content Standard A

Student will observe a model in order to develop a cause/ effect relationship.

Physical Science - Content Standard B

Students will identify different properties in matter.

 Science in Personal and Social Perspectives - Content Standard F

Students will understand that science and technology can not solve all problems for society.

The activities in this guide were contributed by Michael DiSpezio, a Massachusetts-based science writer and author of "Critical Thinking Puzzles" and "Awesome Experiments in Light & Sound" (Sterling Publishing Co., NY).

Academic Advisors for this Guide:
Corrine Lowen, Science Department, Wayland Public Schools, Wayland, MA
Suzanne Panico, Science Teacher Mentor, Cambridge Public Schools, Cambridge, MA
Anne E. Jones, Science Department, Wayland Middle School, Wayland, MA
Gary Pinkall, Middle School Science Teacher, Great Bend Public Schools, Great Bend, KS

 
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