Mr. Z's Lab Page

 

 

For Mr. Z's  Introductory Unit                    

Scientist Poster Project       (Inventor List)  

 

Wet Money I      Wet Money Example          Wet Money II

 

Good Ice Breakers

 

 

For Mr. Z's  Metric  Measuring Unit        

Part I:  Measuring Length

 

Length Measurement     Help on This Lab

 

Measuring Your Wrist

 

 

Part II:  Area   (none)

 

Part III: Volume

 

Volume of a Regularly Shaped Object

Volume of Irregular Solids

Volume of a Juice box

Volume of Reg and Irreg Shaped Objects

 

Volumania

 

 

Part IV: Mass & Weight

 

How to Use a Balance          Tutorial Ohaus on line Tutorial
Mass of Water I Ohaus on line Tutorial (written)

 Mass of Gum

Determining Mass

Finding Mass Various Pennies

Mass of a Known Quantity of Water II

 


Part V: Measuring Temperature

Measuring Temperature

 

Part VI:  Review


 Gummy Bear Lab         Measurement Proficiency       Measuring Length and Conversions

 

 

 

For Mr. Z's Scientific Skills Unit

Making a 2D Model of our Classroom      Graph Paper

 

 

 

For Mr. Z's Graphing Unit   

Bacteria Growth: 

 

Graphing Lab
Graphing Gas Behavior: Balloon Graph
                               
 

 

 

 

 

 

For Mr. Z's Scientific Method Unit                          

 

Ketchup Lab Paper Towel Lab
Tootsie Roll Lab:   Asking Questions Tootsie Roll Lab Part II: using the SM method
Soaring Straws Lab                                      
Cross Word Puzzle Word Find
 

 

Concluding Exercises

Fleming Problem Solving

 

 

For Mr. Z's Egypt Unit                                   

Egypt Friction #1  

Egypt Overcoming Friction:   Rollers

Egypt Overcoming Friction:  Wax Paper

Egypt Overcoming Friction:  Lubricants Inclined Plane
Sneakers and Friction 

Introduction to Pulleys

Introduction to Levers I  

 

 

 For Mr. Z's Intro to Energy Unit 

 

Pendulum LAB #1 Pendulum LAB #2
Come Back Can Mike D's Amazing Steel Wool Lab
Phones

Easy Sound Lab

   
Other Labs:  

Roller Coaster

Van DeGraff Demos

 

 

 

 For Mr. Z's  Intro to Heat  Unit                    

Convection Lab 1 Pie-Pan Convection Air is a Fluid
Preliminary Exercise    


For Mr. Z's  Intro to Waves  Unit     

 

Pasco 1:  heating Ice

Pasco 2:  Reflection

Pasco 3:  Refraction

Pasco 4:  Concave/Convex

  

For Mr. Z's  Ecology Unit     

 

    

Living Space Lab

Adaptation- The Peppered Moth
Adaptation of Zimanimals: Playing Cards Estimating Populations #1: Random Sampling of Kidney Beans
Saving Water- Estimating Your Usage   Measuring Water Usage
Measuring Energy Usage The Owl Class Experiment

Limiting Factors:  Radish Seeds Control vs. Experimental Groups

Limiting Factors:  Peppers

Acid Rain Chemical Concentration (parts per billion)
The Utility Game  

Money for the Utility Game

Terrarium Ecosystem The Three R's !  Recycle, reduce, reuse

 

     

 

For Mr. Z's  Chemistry Unit    

 

Alka Seltzer

Efferdent

Flame Test:  Alka vs. Efferdent Fun With Pennies
Flaming Coffee Creamer

Simple Endothermic

Invisible Ink Red, White, and Blue
Salt Conductivity Vinegar and Baking Soda
Salt Lava Lamp  
   
Other Labs:  

Rainbow Lab

pH Scales Lab
Sugar and Acid Weathering Lab
Paraffin Phase Change Physical vs Chemical Demos
   
More Alka-Seltzer Labs:  
Alka-Seltzer:  Change in Mass? Alka-Seltzer:  What is THAT Gas?
Testing Antacids - Advanced  

 

    

Mr. Z's Making Crystals Page

 

 

For Mr. Z's  Electricity Unit    

 

Resistance Demo with Generators

Magnetic Field with Magnet

Circuit Lab  

 

 

 

 

 

For Mr. Z's Classification Unit

Introduction to Classification Worksheet

Classification Exercise:  Introduction

Dichotomous Key: Using Cars

Dichotomous Key:  Using Animals

Dichotomous Key:  Using Animals #2 The Cerealites !
Classification of Aliens Triangulars
   

 

 

For Mr. Z's Waves Unit

 
Dominoes and the Speed of Sound:  
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

For Mr. Z's Bunsen Burner Unit

 
How to Use a Bunsen Burner #1: Bunsen Burner #2:  Boiling Water
Bunsen Burner #3:  Soda Cans

Bunsen Burner #4:  Temp. of a Flame  

 

 

 

 For Mr. Z's  Density Unit        

 

 
Density Column Patriotic Density Column  
Density Cubes Density Bars Density Cylinders

 

Density of Blocks Density of Water 
Density of Fishing Weights Lab Density of Calcium Carbonate Chips
Analyzing the Density of Various Liquids Calculating the Density of Various Liquids
Density Tube Density of Water Balloons
Density Canisters 1    Density Canisters 2
Calculating Density PowerPoint Density Blocks:         Density of Aluminum Bars
Gummy Bear Lab Spaghetti Density - the Dancing Pasta

 

 

 

For Mr. Z's  Microscope Unit   

 

Microscope Parts Review   Detailed Microscope Lab 
Microscope Parts Worksheet #1 Four Microscope Mini Labs
Microscope Fill-in Worksheet #2   Microscope Pond Water Lab
How to Use the Microscope Video Microscope Interactive Tudor
Joelle explains the Microscope Video
Mr. Zim explains how to use the Microscope Video

 


 For Mr. Z's  Weather Unit   


For Mr. Z's  Physics Unit

Egg Physics Spinning Eggs

 

Balloon Races:  Newton's 1st Law

 

Blast Off Film Cannister Rockets

 

 

 For Mr. Z's  Intro to Plate Tectonics Unit                    

THE GEOLOGY OF ICELAND Lab Plotting Earthquakes
Fossil Id Fossils DBQ
/Lab Plotting Volcanoes. Identifying Minerals

 

 

 

 

For Mr. Z's  Current Event's Project

Current Events Project

 

 

For Mr. Z's  Citizenship Unit  

Pass the Compliments

Educating Peter

 

 


 For Mr. Z's  Hurricane & Longitude/Latitude Unit 

Hurricane Lab

Unedited Hurricane Unit

 

CLICK HERE   Interactive Graphic for Storm Surges

 

CLICK HERE   Interactive Graphic for Hurricane Intensity

CLICK HERE    Interactive Graphic for Current Hurricane   

 CLICK HERE   Interactive Graphic for PRIOR Hurricanes  (AWESOME)

 

 
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Simple Exploratory Labs   Internet Labs & Assignments
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