Science First Hand; Structures
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- Science First Hand
- Series Description
Get a first-hand view of how teachers approach hands-on science activities and how students respond. These videos show three middle school teachers using class projects to help their students gain a deeper understanding of basic science principles such as force, simple machines, and mechanical advantage. Seeing these students questioning and experimenting makes a compelling case for encouraging exploration, and illustrates the testing process and how students learn from their role as researchers. Series release date: 1994
- Program Description
A seventh-grade class explores forces, tension, and compression as students design, build, and test models of houses, bridges, and towers. These middle-schoolers make a compelling case for encouraging individuals and group exploration and experimentation.
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- Chicago: “Science First Hand; Structures,” 02/01/1994, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 21, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_59C17CFE05CA49F49A9EC2EAEAB0730D.
- MLA: “Science First Hand; Structures.” 02/01/1994. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 21, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_59C17CFE05CA49F49A9EC2EAEAB0730D>.
- APA: Science First Hand; Structures. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_59C17CFE05CA49F49A9EC2EAEAB0730D