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Indiana Expeditions - Street Science (Physical Science)

You can't see it but you can feel it and it's one of the most powerful forces on earth: Powering trains, and running cities, with a force that can be explosive if it's not kept in check - steam. Science lessons abound from the forests to the streets of the city as we find out this time around with street science, featuring Rick Crosslin literally skating past everything from steam power to urban wildlife and the geology of the city.

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Lesson Plans

Lesson: Living and Non-Living

Students will gain an understanding of how life can survive and even thrive in an urban environment. Students will investigate the living and non-living elements found in an urban setting.

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Lesson: Rocks and Minerals

Students will gain an understanding of how rocks and minerals can be classified and identified by their properties. Students will investigate how to study rocks and minerals.

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Bonus Video

Bonus: A Rock

Josh and Mookie show us what a rock is.

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Bonus: Breaking Crystals

Josh and Mookie show us how Crystals break.

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Bonus: Hardness by Moh

Josh and Mookie explain the Mohs Hardness Scale.

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Bonus: Streak

Josh and Mookie explain what it means to Streak.

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Bonus: Limestone Cowboy

Dr. Arthur Mirsky from the Urban Geology Tour, sings the sleeper hit Limestone Cowboy.

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Bonus: Sedimentary Rocks

Josh and Mookie show us what a Sedimentary rock is.

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