Mr. Z's Lab Page

For Mr. Z's  Introductory Unit

For Mr. Z's  Metric  Measuring Unit

Part I:  Measuring Length

Length Measurement     Help on This Lab

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) Determining Mass Finding Mass Various Pennies Mass of a Known Quantity of Water II

Part V: Measuring Temperature

Measuring Temperature

Part VI:  Review

For Mr. Z's Scientific Skills Unit

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 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 Other Labs: 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

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

 Flame Test:  Alka vs. Efferdent Fun With Pennies Flaming Coffee Creamer Invisible Ink Red, White, and Blue Salt Conductivity Vinegar and Baking Soda Salt Lava Lamp Other Labs: 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

 Circuit Lab

For Mr. Z's Classification Unit

 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

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

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

For Mr. Z's  Citizenship Unit

Pass the Compliments

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