Date: Tue, 12 Oct 2004 16:24:33 -0600

Author: "David Kardelis"

Subject: RE: 7th grade tour group

Post:



David Kardelis Ph.D.
Chairman; Dept of Chemistry and Physics
College of Eastern Utah
451 E 400 N
Price, UT 84501

david.kardelis@ceu.edu
435-613-5258
435-613-5125 (lab phone)
435-613-5996 Fax
What about the simple DC motor using a small loop of wire, a couple
paper clips, tape, magnets, Styrofoam cup and a battery


> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >> Andy,
> >> Do you have to deal with all 115 at one time? Will they be in
> >> smaller groups for the hands-on activity and how many people do you
> >> have for supervision and instruction? What do you want them to
come
> >> away with? A lab experience? A make and take item? Something that
> >> relates to your state science standards for 7th graders? I may be
> >> able to help, but I'm not sure what you need yet.
> >> Pati
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> A Gavrin wrote:
> >>
> >>> My dept. has been asked to host a group of 115 7th graders for in
a
> >>> few weeks. The schedule is mostly set, but I have two requests
> >>>
> >>> 1. Can anyone suggest a good "hands on" activity that can be done
in
> >>> about 1/2 hour?
> >>> 2. Does anyone have a good post-event survey that they use to get
> >>> feedback on similar events?
> >>>
> >>> For the activity, we are pretty well stocked with undergrad lab
> >>> stuff, and can buy supplies up to, say, $300.
> >>>
> >>> They will have about 45 minutes of demo show, 30 minutes hands on,
> >>> 15 minutes building tour, plus other activities on campus that I
> >>> have nothing to do with.
> >>>
> >>
> >
>
> --
> Patricia Sievert
> Physics Outreach Coordinator
> 219 Faraday Hall
> Physics Department
> Northern Illinois University
> DeKalb, IL 60115
> sievert@physics.niu.edu
> (815) 753-6418
>

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