Anne & Jim Carroll Grant: Magnets, Electricity and Optics in the World Around Us

  • School Year: 2017-2018
  • Applicants: Kim Jackson, Lead Teacher Rick Bassett (Norfeldt)
  • School: Duffy
  • Subjects: Science, Technology

This in-residence grant with Experiential Educators of Connecticut, will provide 5th grade students an opportunity to engage in research, scientific discourse, and hands on science experiments that will promote a deeper understanding of magnets, electricity and optics in the world around us. Each class will experience the program for a total of twelve scheduled programs (six for electricity and magnetism and six for optics). The programs are designed to stimulate student interest in STEM through inquiry-based hands-on activities that concentrate on the scientific method and the 5E Model of Instruction (Engage, Explore, Explain, Extend and Evaluate).

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