Tools We Use

Experiment and explore various tools that are used by scientists

  • Discuss and respond to a story about scientists.
  • Discover how a centrifuge works by separating water from cloth.
  • Graph and record results.
  • Compare and contrast a variety of textured materials.
  • Assess the efficiency of different artist tools.

Appropriate for Grades: PK, K, 1, 2, 3
Meets Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards: 11.A, 12.C, 13.A, 13.B, 10.A, 10.B, 10.C

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