 EDUCATIONAL CHALLENGES

SCIENCE CHALLENGES

 TIMSS 3/4 GRADE SCIENCE TEST TIMSS Population 1 (Third and Fourth Grade Science): This test consists of 25 questions with: Content Category: Earth Science. Life Science, Physical Science, Environmental Issues and Nature of Science Performance Expectation: Understanding Simple Information, Understanding Complex Information, Using Tools, Routine Procedures and Science Process, Theorizing, Analyzing and Solving Problems, Investigating the Natural World, TIMSS 7/8 GRADE SCIENCE TEST TIMSS Population 2 (Seventh and Eighth Grade Science): This test consists of 25 questions with: Content Category: Earth Science. Life Science, Physical Science, Environmental Issues and Nature of Science Performance Expectation: Understanding Simple Information, Understanding Complex Information, Using Tools, Routine Procedures and Science Process, Theorizing, Analyzing and Solving Problems, Investigating the Natural World, TIMSS 12TH GRADE MATH AND SCIENCE TEST TIMSS Population 3 (Grade 12 General Mathematics and Science): This test consists of 25 questions with Content Category: Mathematics Literacy, Science Literacy Performance Expectation:Complex Procedures, Solving Problems, Knowing, Routine Procedures, Understanding, Investigating the Natural World, Theorizing, Analyzing and Solving Problems. INTRODUCTION TO SCIENTIFIC NOTATION Learn the basic principles of scientific notation. Convert standard numbers to scientific notation. SCIENTIFIC NOTATION GENERATOR Javascript program will enable you to practice converting any number from basic notation to scientific notation. MULTIPLICATION WITH SCIENTIFIC NOTATION Learn multiplication using scientific notation, with positive and negative exponents. DIVISION WITH SCIENTIFIC NOTATION Learn division using scientific notation with positive and negative exponents. WORD PROBLEMS WITH SCIENTIFIC NOTATION Mixed multiplication/division problems, word problems using scientific notation. MASS Measure the mass of an object using a triple beam balance-- MASS VS. WEIGHT Mass and weight are often confused by many students. Learn the difference and try some challenging problems. VOLUME Measure volume using a graduated cylinder. DENSITY OF A SOLID Learn to calculate the density of an unknown solid from knowing its mass and volume. DENSITY OF A LIQUID Learn to calculate the density of an unknown liquid from knowing its mass and volume using a graduated cylinder and triple beam balance. Learn what a hydrometer is, and what it can do. DENSITY CHALLENGE Great page for gifted and talented students! Some excellent challenging problems. MASS-VOLUME-DENSITY Quiz Level 1 MASS-VOLUME-DENSITY Quiz Level 2 SIMPLE MACHINES Quiz on the Six Simple Machines:Lever, Pulley, Inclined Plane, Wedge, Screw, Wheel and Axle GATES CHALLENGE The Gates Project was not just a great Art Exhibit; it was an opportunity for teachers to integrate Art with Mathematics and Science. Here is an excellent activity for middle and high school math and science students.