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#### How Do We Convert Mechanical Energy into Electrical Energy?

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this activity, learners use a compass, powerful magnet, and copper magnet wire to build a special generator known as a dynamo. Learners observe what happens to the compass needle when the magnet...

#### Measurement: Bubble Mania

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners practice measurement skills as they examine a soap bubble print. Learners follow a recipe to make a soap bubble solution. They use the soapy solution to blow large...

#### Probability: Chances Are

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners identify the likelihood of an event by using a walk-on probability scale. Learners are encouraged to evaluate the chance of given events occurring and assigning the...

#### Estimation Exploration

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this "Sid the Science Kid" activity, learners practice estimating numbers of objects (like shells) and then check their estimates by counting. This activity includes a "Sid the...

#### Number Sense and Computation: An Apple a Day

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners make estimates to analyze the number of apples per acre, and visualize the magnitude of one million. Using the thematic setting of Johnny Appleseed, learners practice...

#### Geometry and Spatial Relations: Sidewalk Capers

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners use a variety of manipulatives to explore spatial relationships of squares and their transformations. Learners create a square with 36 square tiles and determine that...

#### Probability: Rock Around The Clock

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners apply the Monte Carlo method of simulation to determine a reasonable estimate. Learners are introduced to the problem of determining a reasonable number of packs of...

#### Patterns and Functions: Fill 'er Up

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners predict, interpret, and sketch graphs of functions related to the shapes of bottles. A measure of water is poured into a container. Learners graph this as an ordered...

#### Computation and Estimation: Roll Out The Barrel

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners apply mathematical modeling to solve a real-world storage problem, in which a manufacturing company is given two options for storing oil barrels. These options include...

#### Geometry: Let's Face It

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners identify, describe, and construct the five regular polyhedra. Learners are introduced to the idea of three-dimensional figures by first reviewing polygons and regular...