• SC 7 SA3.1

     
    **ILP or Class Performance Task, Students may choose an experiment from any of the AIMS books by tying it together with a local problem. 

    (i.e., Local issue could include clean drinking water, the following experiments could be included in the study of local samples:
    AIMS Chemistry Matters
    Preparing for a Study of Protozoa page 149-151
    The Pickle Jar Aquarium page 153-159
    Dropping in on Protozoa page 161-169
    The Hanging Drop page 171-175
    Moving in on Protozoa (Protozoa info. sheet) page 177-185
    Protozoa info. sheet page 181
    Life in Glass Houses (Spinning Tale-Model Movement of Protozoa [craft connection]) page 187-203
    Spinning Tale (Model Movement of Protozoa [craft connection]) page 196-199
    A Pretty Rotten Time page 205-211
    Algae – The Food Factory page 213-218

    (NOTE TO STAFF: Help students reflect on issues around their village/Alaska that could be tied to the following Earth science experiments, (i.e., what makes the water hard in the village-see AIMS Earth Book Shake and Suds (Hard Water booklet) page 21-28 & Hard Water booklet page 27)

    AIMS Earth Book 
    Shake and Suds (Hard Water booklet) page 21-28
    Hard Water booklet page 27
    Sea Salt page 29-37
    The Water Scale (Thermocline booklet) page 38-46
    Thermocline booklet page 45-46
    Temperature Layers of the Ocean (Activity cards) page 47-54
    Temperature Layers of the Ocean Activity cards page 51
    Down to the Sea page 55-61
    Vertical Ocean Currents (Ocean Motion booklet) page 62-68
    Ocean Motion booklet page 62
    Horizontal Ocean Currents page 69-74
    Colorful Currents page 80
    Layers of the Earth (Layers of the Earth Cue Cards) page 81-87
    Layers of the Earth Cue Cards page 84, 86
    Quake Quest (Epicenter of earthquake activity) page 109-120
    Finding Faults with Food page 121-129
    Down on the Ocean Floor page 130-135
    Coastal Profiles page 136-142
    A Timeline of My Own page 143-152
    Geologic Time Line page 153-159
    Coordinating a Record of the Past (cube activity) page 160-170
    Major Moh’s Mishap (rock identification) page 193-206
    Tri Grouping Rocks page 207-215
    Settling on Sediments (Sedimentary Rocks info sheets) page 216- 223
    Sedimentary Rocks info sheets page 220-221
    Sedimentary Stories (Sedimentary Rocks activities) page 224-236
    Settling the Record booklet page 227
    Sedimentary Stories info. page 228
    Sedimentary Sequence activity page 230-235
    Metamorphic Munchies (Metamorphic Rocks info. sheet) page 237-244
    Cool Crystals (Igneous Rock info. sheet) page 245-252
    Igneous Rock info. sheet page 249
    Tri to Analyze Soil page 253-259
    Layers of Our Atmosphere (cue cards & Atmosphere booklet) page 260-269
    Layers of Our Atmosphere Cue Cards page 263
    Atmosphere booklet page 268-269
    Air Stations page (Learning Logs & experiment cards) 270-282
    Learning Logs page 274-275
    Experiment cards page 276-277
    Air Bags page 283-289
    Clearing Up a Cloudy Subject page 290-291
    Cloudy Logic (types & classifying Clouds info. sheets) page 292-301
    Cloudy Logic – cloud id. cards page 297-298
    Classifying Clouds page 300-301
    Out Front (Out Front – cold & warm fronts info.) page 302-315
    Out Front info. sheets page 306-313
    Fronting the Weather (forecasting fronts) page 316-328
    Fronting the Weather booklet page 320-323
    Earth’s Spheres page 327-328
    Sunsational Changes page 329-335
    Worldwide Highs page 336-345
    The Great Moderator page 347-353
    Hurricanes and Thunderstorms booklet page 354-356
    Hurricanes page 357-371
    Earth Changes booklet page 372
    Modeling Rivers (Earth Changes booklet) page 373-378
    Soil Tables (Soaking It booklet) page 379-387
    Soaking It booklet page 385
    Chalk it up to Weathering (Weathering booklet, Weathering Activity Cards, Boulder to Bits booklet) page 338-411
    Weathering booklet page 388-391
    Weathering Activity Cards page 392-397
    Boulder to Bits booklet page 401-404
    Learning About Layers page 412-418
    Learning About Layers Booklet page 416-417
    Sandy Beaches page 418-427

    (i.e., electricity brown outs, students choose AIMS Electrical Connections book and do Circuit Breakers page 87-91
    Electric Circuits page 92-97, Experiments then explain brown outs.)

    Other local issues could be identified for the following experiments:

    AIMS Chemistry Matters
    Kool Kups page 87-91
    Product Testing page 92-102
    Feel the Heat page 103-110
    Flipping Over Ice Cream page 111-117
    Change Matters page 118-127
    Selective Service page 128-138
    Butter Battle page 139-144
    Balancing Bottles page 145-150
    Curds and Weigh page 151-156
    Block Busters (Block Busters booklet) page 157-164
    Block Busters booklet page 160-163
    Good Indication page 165-173
    Reactions page 174-184
    Mystery Reactions page 185-196-84
    Messing with Mixtures page 49-57
    Messing with Metals page 58-64
    Involving Dissolving page 65-70
    Watch it Burn (The Candle Flame Exposed booklet) page 71-86
    Chromatographic Circles (Chromatographic Colors booklet) page 40-48
    Make Room for Me! Page 22-30
    It’s a Matter of Stuff and Space (Solids, Liquids and Gases, Oh Why? Booklet) page 11-21


    Extra:
    AIMS Electrical Connections
    Atoms page 1-7
    Static Strokes page 8-13
    Static Strokes Extension Activity page 38-39
    Different Strokes page 14-20
    Balance Your Charge Account page 21-26
    Nature’s Light and Sound Show (Lightening comic strip & Sequencing Activity) page 27-37
    Lightening comic Strip page 35-36
    Lightening Sequencing Activity page 37
    Sparky’s Light Kit page 40-44
    Path Finders page 45-52
    Circuit Quiz Boards page 53-57
    Fiddling with Filaments (Who Turned on the Light booklet) page 58-66
    Who Turned on the Light booklet page 62-63
    Conductor or Insulator page 67-73
    Make a Dimmer Switch page 74-80
    Make a Switch booklet) page 81-86
    Circuit Breakers page 87-91
    Electric Circuits page 92-97
    Short Cuts page 98-103
    Put Your Name in Lights page 104-107
    The Electromagnetic Connection page 108-112
    Make a Galvanometer! Page 113-116
    How to Make an Electric Motor page 117-123

    COMPASS LEARNING
    Adaptations to Environments 6899
    Necessities for Plant Survival 6895

    COMPASS LEARNING for Struggling readers
    Ecosytems 162, 734, 236, 240, 228
    Life and Environment Interact 643, 263
    Food Web 260, 741
    Plants in the Food Web 631, 261
    Man Threatens Environment 241, 685
    Changes in Ecosystems 473, 474
    Protecting Natural Systems 283, 262
    Recycling 497, 498
    Life and Environment Interact 643, 263
    Man Threatens Environment 241, 685
    Changes in Ecosystems 473, 474
    Protecting Natural Systems 283, 262
    Recycling 497, 498
    React to Changing Environment 34033
    Modifying the Environment 3572, 3573
    Extinction 34034
    Environmental Threats 3566, 3567
    Population Constraints 3588, 3589
    Organisms and Animals Adapt 3584, 3585, 34035, 34038
    Organisms Competition 3582, 3583
    Jane Goodall 10027, 10057
    Recycling 34011, 3557, 3556

    District Performance Task
    Suggested Prompt: Students select a topic for investigation. The student displays the information or presents information to an audience/class. (chart, booklet, powerpoint, bulletin board, oral presentation, etc.)