Children can make up their own soda recipes in a systematic way while practicing in a concrete manner the mathematical operations of ratio and proportion. Then, they analyze a real soda to compare how the relative proportions of ingredients in the commercial version compare with theirs. Instructional material.
Explore It! is a series of exploratory science experiences for out-of-school programs and elementary school students (ages 8-12), funded by the National Science Foundation and developed by Education Development Center, Inc. Explore It! includes a guide for each project and a special guide for implementing the program. These extended explorations provide an experiential foundation for science concepts associated with basic phenomena and helps develops essential skills for inquiry in the formal context.
Instructional materials only.