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Published in Learning & Leadind with Technology, vol. 27, no. 8, May 2000

First a bit of fun re Holmes and Watson, then an exploration of elements of the human body, in the crusts of Earth and Mars, and in the atmospheres of Earth and Mars. The stuff of life on Mars: nutrients necessary for growing plants.

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  • Mathematics > General
  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Botany
  • Science > Chemistry
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > Geology
  • Science > Life Sciences
  • Science > Physical Sciences
  • Science > Physics

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

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math physics biology Earth Mars element crust atmosphere

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English

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SCI.6.5.B: Science

recognize that a limited number of the many known elements comprise the largest portion of solid Earth, living matter, oceans, and the atmosphere;

SCI.9-12.2.F: Science

demonstrate the use of course apparatus, equipment, techniques, and procedures, including multimeters (current, voltage, resistance), triple beam balances, batteries, clamps, dynamics demonstration equipment, collision apparatus, data acquisition probes, discharge tubes with power supply (H, He, Ne, Ar), hand-held visual spectroscopes, hot plates, slotted and hooked lab masses, bar magnets, horseshoe magnets, plane mirrors, convex lenses, pendulum support, power supply, ring clamps, ring stands, stopwatches, trajectory apparatus, tuning forks, carbon paper, graph paper, magnetic compasses, polarized film, prisms, protractors, resistors, friction blocks, mini lamps (bulbs) and sockets, electrostatics kits, 90-degree rod clamps, metric rulers, spring scales, knife blade switches, Celsius thermometers, meter sticks, scientific calculators, graphing technology, computers, cathode ray tubes with horseshoe magnets, ballistic carts or equivalent, resonance tubes, spools of nylon thread or string, containers of iron filings, rolls of white craft paper, copper wire, Periodic Table, electromagnetic spectrum charts, slinky springs, wave motion ropes, and laser pointers;

SCI.9-12.2.J: Science

organize and evaluate data and make inferences from data, including the use of tables, charts, and graphs;

SCI.9-12.2.L: Science

express and manipulate relationships among physical variables quantitatively, including the use of graphs, charts, and equations.
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