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Other

Description:

In this quick activity, learners will investigate what happens to bubble gum when it is chewed for 5-10 minutes. First, learners measure the weight of unwrapped pieces on a kitchen scale and recorded. Then learners chew the gum for 5-10 minutes and record the new weight. Learners are encouraged to compare sugarless gum with regular gum as well as different brands. Relates to the linked video, DragonflyTV: Exercise and Memory.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Mass and Weight,Data Analysis,NSDL,weight,predict,Data Representation,Biological science,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Health and Nutrition,Mathematics,Social Sciences,Communicating Results,Materials science,Data Collection,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926134511041T,Upper Elementary,sugar,Gathering Data,Life Science,General science,Human Body,Informal Education,Middle School,Formulating Explanations,Data Analysis and Probability,Elementary School,Health/Medicine,Conducting Investigations,Chemistry,Physics,Digestion,saliva,gum,General,Science and society,Measurement,Physical science,Education,Technology,dissolve,Asking Questions

Language:

English

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