Let there be light

 Author: Saba Hedayatollahnajafi

Area: Physical Sciences 

 Grade Level:

 

Overview: 

In this lesson, the students learn how to use their cognitive abilities to deduce the basic ideas that define the principles that are the basis for operation of batteries.  They will use some of the basic household equipment to make their batteries. 

 

Standards:

												
			
						
			
			Arizona State Standards
			
			 
			
			Strand 1: Inquiry Process
			
			               Concept 1: Observations, Questions, and Hypothesis
			
			               Concept 2: Investigating and Modeling
			
			               Concept 3: Analysis and Conclusions
			
			               Concept 4: Communication
			
			Strand 5: Physical Science
			
			               Concept4: Chemical Reactions
			
			               PO 2. Identify the indicators of chemical change, including formation 
			
			               of a precipitate, evolution of a gas, color change, absorption or release 
			
			               of heat energy
			
			               PO 3. Represent a chemical reaction by using a balanced equation
			
			               PO9. Predict the products of a chemical reaction using types of 
			
			               reactions
			
			               PO12. Compare the nature, behavior, concentration, and strengths of 
			
			               acids and bases
			
			               PO13. Determine the transfer of electrons in oxidation/reduction 
			
			               reactions.
			
			 
			
			 
			
			 
			
			National Standards
			
			               Concept A:  As a result of their activities in grades 5-8, all students should
			
			                               develop:
			
			                                 Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
			
			                                 Understand about scientific inquiry      
			
			 
			
			Concept C: As a result of their activities in grades 5-8, all students should
			
			               develop an understanding of:
			
			               • Properties and changes of properties in matter
			
			               • Transfer of energy
			

 

 Keywords: Battery, Electricity, Energy Transfer, Energy Storage

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 Lesson Plan (pdf/doc)