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Great Moments in Science - Experiments and Readers Theatre 1996

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Great Moments in Science - Experiments and Readers Theatre 1996

    ? title : Great Moments in Science : Experiments and Readers Theatre author : Haven, Kendall F. publisher : Libraries Unlimited isbn10 | asin : 1563083558

     print isbn13 : 9781563083556 ebook isbn13 : 9780585259406 language : English subject ? Discoveries in science--History, Science--History. publicationdate : 1996 lcc : Q180.55.D57H35 1996eb ddc : 509 subject : Discoveries in science--History, Science--History.

    Page iii Great Moments in Science Experiments and Readers Theatre Kendall Haven 1996

     Teacher Ideas Press

     A Division of

     Libraries Unlimited, Inc. Englewood, Colorado

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    Page iv

    This?book?is?dedicated?to

     those?bright?and?inquisitive?minds?everywhere

     who?find?real?pleasure?in?asking?themselves,

     "I?wonder?what?would?happen?if?I?.?.?." They?are?one?of?our?greatest?resources?and?treasures.

    Copyright ? 1996 Kendall Haven

     All Rights Reserved Printed in the United States of America No part of this publication may bereproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means,electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior writtenpermission of the publisher. An exception is made for individual library media specialists andteachers who may make copies of activity sheets for classroom use in a single school. Otherportions of the book (up to 15 pages) may be copied for in-service programs or othereducational programs in a single school. Performances may be videotaped for school or librarypurposes.

    TEACHER IDEAS PRESS

     A Division of

     Libraries Unlimited, Inc.

     P.O. Box 6633

     Englewood, CO 80155-6633 1-800-237-6124

    Production Editor: Tama Serfoss

     Copy Editor: Carol Rossini

     Indexer: Nancy Fulton Layout and Interior Design: Kay Minnis Library?of?Congress?Cataloging-

in-Publication?Data

    Haven,?Kendall?F.

     Great?moments?in?science:?experiments?and?readers?theatre?/

     Kendall?Haven.

     xii,?227?p.?22x28?cm.

     Includes?index.

     ISBN?1-56308-355-8

     1.?Discoveries?in?scienceHistory.?2.?ScienceHistory.

     I.?Title.

     Q180.55.D57H35?1995

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    Page v Contents Introduction ix

    Teetering at the Beginning of Knowledge Archimedes' discovery of the lever principle in 259B.C. 1 Scientific Background 1 Readers Theatre 2 Teetering at the Beginning of Knowledge 3 Related Experiments 12 Getting a Balanced View of Levers (Done in small groups) 13 How Does aLever Work? (Done in small groups) 15 The Big Picture (Done outside as a whole class activity) 16 Let's Investigate the Beam (Done outside as a whole class activity) 17 Bridges to Books 19 References for Further Reading 19

    The Fall of Galileo Galileo Galilei's discovery of the law of falling objects in 1598 21 Scientific Background 21 Readers Theatre 22 The Fall of Galileo 23 Related Experiments 31 Getting into the Swing of a Pendulum (Done in small groups) 31 The Drop Test (Done in smallgroups) 33 Doing It Digitally (Done in small groups) 34 The Big Picture (Done in small groups) 35 Bridges to Books 36 References for Further Reading 36

    A Weighty Matter Evangelista Torricelli's discovery of air pressure in 1642 39 ScientificBackground 39 Readers Theatre 40 A Weighty Matter 41

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