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COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL Chapter 6: Quick STEM Activities 165 Quick Activity 6.1  Apple Corer and Divider (physics, life science) 168 Quick Activity 6.2  Sloping Water Table (earth science, physics) 170 Quick Activity 6.3  Window Prism (physics, earth and space science) 171 Quick Activity 6.4  Ice in the Water Table (earth science) 172 Quick Activity 6.5  Instant Parallel Lines (mathematics: geometry) 174 Quick Activity 6.6  Sand Timers (mathematics: measurement; earth science) 175 Quick Activity 6.7  Dry Sponge, Wet Sponge (physics, earth science) 176 Quick Activity 6.8  Transparent, Translucent, and Opaque (physics) 178 Quick Activity 6.9  Holes in Bottles (mathematics: measurement; earth science; physics) 180 Quick Activity 6.10  Reflection Treasure Hunt: Indoors (physics) 181 Quick Activity 6.11  Reflection Treasure Hunt: Outdoors (physics) 182 Quick Activity 6.12  “Rubber Band” Band (physics) 183 Quick Activity 6.13  Fence Percussion (physics) 184 Quick Activity 6.14  The Wonderful World of Coats (physics) 185 Quick Activity 6.15  Tricycles Sound Poppers (physics) 186 Chapter 7: STEM-Based Field Trips 187 Field Trip 7.1  Going to the Zoo 190 Field Trip 7.2  What Lives in Our Neighborhood? 193 Field Trip 7.3  At the Car Wash 196 Field Trip 7.4  Visiting a Garden Center 198 Field Trip 7.5  Exploring a Fabric Store 201 Field Trip 7.6  Visiting a Construction Site 204 Field Trip 7.7  How Food Grows in a Vegetable Garden 207 Field Trip 7.8  Visiting a Pizza Parlor 210 Field Trip 7.9  Watching a Music Rehearsal 213 Field Trip 7.10  Experiencing an Art Museum 216 Glossary  220 Recommended Children’s Books  223 References  226 COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL con te n ts ix