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Math - Sixth Grade 6.2

A Different Way of Measuring
http://education.jlab.org/beamsactivity/
6thgrade/differentwayofmeasuring/index.html
 

In this experiment, students measure the area of a dime using methods similar to those used by scientists to measure the size of atoms. (6th Grade)

  • Location: Jefferson Lab
  • SOLs Covered: Math: 6.2, 6.6, 6.10
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Hot Foot
http://www.baylink.org/lessons/3fr_hot-foot.html 

Students will investigate variations in temperature and its possible effect on location of living things. Grades 4-12

  • Location: BayLink - State Parks 
  • SOLs Covered: Science 4.1, 4.5, 4.6, 6.1, 6.2, 6.8, LS.1, LS.4, LS.10, BIO.1, BIOS.3, BIO.9 Math 4.7, 5.3, 5.11, 5.17, 6.2, 6.18, 7.21, 8.18, 8.19
  • Time Required: At the Park: 1/2 to 1 hour, any time of day. 
  • Dates: Any time of the year.
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Human Accelerator
http://education.jlab.org/beamsactivity/
6thgrade/humanaccelerator/index.html
 

Jefferson Lab's accelerator only works if all of its thousands of components work together. In this experiment, students work together to move 'electrons' down their 'accelerator'.

  • Location: Jefferson Lab
  • SOLs Covered: Math: 6.1, 6.4, Science: 6.1, 6.2, LS.1, PS.1
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Magnets and Electromagnets
http://education.jlab.org/beamsactivity/
6thgrade/magnetsandelectromagnets/index.html
 

Scientists use electromagnets to steer Jefferson Lab's electron beam around the accelerator. In this experiment, students learn what affects the strength of an electromagnet.

  • Location: The Jefferson Lab
  • SOLs Covered: Math: 6.2, 6.18, Science: 6.1, 6.2, 6., LS.1, PS.1, PS.11
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