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Title: The Pendulum
Languages: English
Source of Publisher: University of Northern Iowa
Length of article: Short
Setting for which the article is intended: Child Care Center
Preschool Program
Intended Audience: Teachers/Caregivers
Keywords: Classroom Activities
Age Levels:
(the age of the children to whom the article applies).
Preschoolers (Age 3 Through Age 5)
Learning Areas: MATHEMATICS
Goals: 10. Begin to make predictions and collect data information.
12. Explore concepts and information about the physical, earth, and life sciences.
13. Understand important connections and understandings in science and engineering.
Learning Standards: 10.B. Organize and describe data and information.
12.D. Explore concepts of force and motion.
13.B. Use tools and technology to assist with science and engineering investigations.
Benchmarks: 10.B.ECb. Make predictions about the outcome prior to collecting information, with teacher support and multiple experiences over time.
12.D.ECa. Describe the effects of forces in nature.
13.B.ECa. Use nonstandard and standard scientific tools for investigation.