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Item #: AP10500 

Price: $98.12

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360Science™ blends the best of student-engaging digital content with easily adaptable hands-on labs to offer your students a uniquely comprehensive learning experience.

In this lab experience, students observe the change in temperature as ice and room temperature water are added to near boiling water. This will demonstrate the latent heat of ice melting and how it affects the overall temperature of the ocean. Editable, differentiated instructions range from a time-sensitive prescriptive lab to full open inquiry, and robust online videos and content help students prepare for and better understand the labs they’re conducting.

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360Science™: Model Climate Change with Melting Ice
Phase changes, solid and liquid states, melting/freezing point
Outcomes: Students don’t often connect how global climate change affecting the oceans can impact our daily lives. This is because it is something that happens on a very large scale and often over a long period of time. However, while that is true for events when compared to a human lifespan, climate change events are occurring quite rapidly on a geological time frame. Polar ice is very reflective and deflects a lot of the energy from the sun. The less ice present due to climate change means that more of that heat energy is being absorbed by the water. This raises the ocean temperature and generates more water vapor. This in turn raises the global temperature. It is a feedback process that students should be able to put into perspective with this lab activity.
Associated Phenomena: What are the causes of and possible solutions to climate change?

Our 1-year option provides access to all digital content for one year plus lab supplies for a single class of 30 students. Our 3-year option extends access to digital content to three years, with a 30% discount on refill supply kits years 2 and 3.

What is Flinn 360Science™?
We’re introducing a whole new way to teach experiential science! We’ve taken a hard look at science study from all perspectives and, thanks to the feedback of thousands of teachers nationwide, we’ve created a way to make it easier to provide personalized instruction while delivering the kind of lab experiences your students truly need.

Our new and comprehensive learning solutions are designed to bring science to life by giving you all the tools you need to incorporate more (and effective) hands-on learning in your classroom or lab. 360Science allows you to provide your students with the support they need to make real-world connections to key scientific principles and help make those abstract concepts concrete.

Every 360Science lab solves the most common challenges educators face in bringing more hands-on science to their students—from not having enough time to matching the right level of challenge for students’ abilities to providing appropriate background content, safety techniques, assessments and more.

Enable student-driven, blended learning through a unique combination of leveled lab instructions supporting prescriptive, guided- and open-inquiry lab exercises (see PDF resource for specific details) with robust digital content, such as videos and carefully curated Open Educational Resources (OER)—along with virtual reality and simulation exercises. From editable, digital instructions to assessments and alignment with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), we have everything you need to improve mastery, remove the intimidation factor and foster your students’ natural curiosity.


3-Year Access

Materials Included in Kit:
Cardboard squares, 11.5 cm x 14 cm, 10
Containers, clear, 16 oz, 40
Expanded polystyrene cups, package of 30
Heat-resistant gloves, 2 pairs
Weighing dishes, package of 10

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Analyzing and interpreting data
Constructing explanations and designing solutions

Disciplinary Core Ideas

HS-ESS3.D: Global Climate Change

Crosscutting Concepts

Stability and change

Performance Expectations

HS-ESS3-5. Analyze geoscience data and the results from global climate models to make an evidence-based forecast of the current rate of global or regional climate change and associated future impacts to Earth systems.