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Grades 4-6 Physical Science II Video

The Physical Science II video for grades 4-6 is a program for teachers that covers heat, light, sound, electricity and magnetism. The video includes a printed outline with lesson plans, observational activities and experiments.

Section 1 - Heat (24 min)

  • Expansion of solids, liquids and gases
  • Model thermometer
  • Thermostat, heat devices
  • Transfer-conduction, convection, radiation
  • Heat applications and insulators


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Section 2 - Light (23 min)

  • Reflection
  • Refraction
  • Prisms, rainbows and the spectrum
  • Lenses: concave and convex
  • Pinhole camera
  • Mirrors: concave and convex
  • Other radiation
  • Safety
  • Speed of light

Section 3 - Sound (13 min)

  • Quality, harmonics
  • Speed of sound
  • Vibrations and frequency
  • Sound devices
  • Miscellaneous ideas
  • Safety

Section 4 - Electricity / Magnetism (33 min)

  • Static electricity
  • Current electricity
  • Batteries and bulbs
  • Series and paralel circuits
  • Switches
  • Resistance
  • Electromagnetic fields
  • Generating electricity
  • Magnetic strength
  • Writing a lab report

View a sample project from the "Physical Science 4-6" section in the teacher handbook.

Grades: 4-6, Running Time: 1 hr. 34 min. Format: VHS. Copyright: 1986.
Includes: Printed teaching outline.

ORDER 4-6 Physical Life Science II video + teaching outline here.

 
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