Physical Science Microscopy Investigations Gr. 5-8
- Author : Taylor, Kim/Taylor, Scott
These lessons enable students to make observations with paper, sand and soil, and rocks and crystals.
Each section also includes an independent investigation based on the section topic. A number of suggested questions are provided, but the students are encouraged to choose questions of their own and use the microscopes as scientists would. These independent investigations could be the basis for science fair projects.
1. Letters Up Close
2. Which Paper Is Which?
3. Sand Mystery
4. Rock Classification
5. Crystal Shapes
6. 20 Growing Crystals
7. Soil Sampling
8. Physical Science Independent Investigation
Cross-Curricular Activities where relevant
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