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Middle School Activities for use -NOAA B-WET

NOAA B-WET Funded Activities

 


Listed below are products developed for teachers to borrow as a result of NOAA B-WET funding. These experiments and hands-on activities are available for teachers to check out and use with their students! 

 

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Activity 1: Buoyancy 

Professor Theodora Pinou

Contact email: pinouT@wcsu.edu

*Box will include all project worksheets and supplies*

 

Activity 2: Water Testing

Professor Theodora Pinou

Contact email:pinouT@wcsu.edu

*Box will include all project worksheets and supplies*

 

Activity 3: Winogradsky

Professor Hannah Reynolds

Contact email: reynoldsh@wcsu.edu

Handouts and Supplemental Material

Winogradsky Protocol

Winogradsky Organism list

Which Microbe Are You?

Winogradsky Final Activities

*Box will include all project worksheets and supplies*

 

Activity 4:

GPS Location Activity 

Heating The Earth: Learn about heat transfer 

Professor Theodora Pinou

Contact email: pinout@wcsu.edu

GPS Activty Handouts

*Box will include all project worksheets and supplies*

 

Activity 5: Mudd watts

WCSU Biology Department has a quantity of MuddWatts kits to lend to science teachers. This hands-on experiment demonstrates that electricity can be produced by anaerobe bacteria found in mud. Students collect mud, arrange in glass columns, and construct batteries to collect the electricity. This lesson can be conducted, observed and recorded by students for a month or more.

Biology Professor Hannah Reynolds

Contact email: reynoldsh@wcsu.edu

Educator Resources 

MuddWatt: Teacher Guide

MuddWatt: “How To” Guide

MuddWatt: “How To” Guide (Espanol) 

MudWatt Power and Microbe Population Calculator

For other information see https://www.magicalmicrobes.com/

*Box will include all project worksheets and supplies*


 

For any questions regarding the activities, you may email the professor regarding the activity or the program coordinator Dr. Theodora Pinou, or the student program coordinator, Amanda Moline at moline006@wcsu.edu.