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Teacher’s Questions for Lake Bonneville


Before reading:

  1. 1. Have you ever found clues that a landscape was once very different than it is today? For example, have you found seashells in soil far from the ocean?

During reading:

Teacher’s Questions for Bedbugs

Teacher’s Questions for Bedbugs


Before reading:

  1. Describe what you know about bedbugs.
  2. Why are bedbugs a problem for people?

During reading:

The science of disappearing Additional Information

POWER WORDS (from the Yahoo! Kids Dictionary)

engineering The application of scientific and mathematical principles to practical ends such as the design, manufacture and operation of efficient structures, machines, processes and systems.

wavelength The distance between one peak or crest of a wave, such as of light, and the next corresponding peak or crest.

frequency The number of times a specified periodic phenomenon occurs within a specified interval. Waves per second is frequency, for example.

electric field A region of space characterized by the existence of a force generated by electric charge.

The most popular stars Additional Information

Power Words

(adapted from Merriam-Webster online, www.m-w.com)

hydrogen: The simplest and lightest of the elements, it is normally a colorless odorless highly flammable gas.

infrared light: Light made of waves that are too long for human beings to see with their eyes.

fusion: The joining together of atomic nuclei to form heavier nuclei, resulting in the release of enormous quantities of energy.

helium: A light colorless inert gaseous element found especially in natural gases. In the core of most stars, helium is formed when hydrogen atoms join together in fusion.


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