Curious Minds: 40 Hands-on Activities to Inspire a Love of by Ty Kolstedt, Azeem Z. Vasi

By Ty Kolstedt, Azeem Z. Vasi

A multidisciplinary job ebook from 4 center educational areas—math, technological know-how, language arts, and social studies

in contrast to the various task books committed exclusively to at least one form of activity—science experiments, paintings actions, math video games, mind teasers, and the like—Curious Minds takes a multidisciplinary process, incorporating technology, social stories, math, language arts, international languages, and extra in forty hands-on actions that advertise kids’ severe pondering and engaged curiosity on this planet they stay in. Designed for lecturers, mom and dad, or homeschoolers trying to find new how one can inspire scholars elderly 9–12, this illustrated source offers a quick mini-lesson for every task, giving academic history info, similar lingo, a fabrics record, step by step instructions, and information for extending the job. the wide variety of activities—from exploring the physics of parachute flight to creating do-it-yourself ink to trying out how toxins impact plants—ensures each learner’s curiosity should be piqued.

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The next time you hear about a certain food having too much cholesterol you will be able to understand the full story. In this mission you take on the role of nutritionist to learn about cholesterol, fats, and cooking oils. You may even become a master chef by learning how these fats and oils affect your cooking. Learning the Lingo artery: A blood vessel that carries blood from your heart to other parts of your body. You even have arteries that supply blood to the muscles that make your heart beat.

The air moves easier and faster over the curved top of the wing than the air underneath the wing. As we know from Bernoulli’s principle, the air that moves faster across the wing puts less pressure on the wing (slower air has more pressure on the wing). So there is less pressure above the wing than below the wing. This pushes the wings up, and with them the plane, helping it off the ground. When the plane is going fast enough and the angle of the wing changes, tilting up, it makes even more pressure under the wing, helping it lift even higher.

6. After the medium brown color is reached, use your oven mitts to take the pot off the stove, and then add baking soda, vanilla, and butter. 7. Stir vigorously and immediately pour the mixture onto the buttered baking sheet. With your wooden spoon, spread the mixture out on the buttered baking sheet to form a thin layer. 8. Let the peanut brittle rest until it hardens. This will happen as soon as the brittle starts to cool (typically 30 minutes or longer). Break into pieces and enjoy. Take It to the Max!

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