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**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

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

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.)