Description: The Wood Module calls for students to comparethe properties of different kinds of wood (pine,plywood, redwood,particleboard, and basswood). They investigate wood in water and findout what it takes to sink samplesof wood. They take wood apart bysanding and then explore the resulting sawdust and wood shavings.They put wood together by making sandwich wood (plywood) and sawdustwood (particleboard). They also put wood together with nails and glueto create wood sculptures.
2 drawers of materials:
URL: http://rpsec.usca.sc.edu/TravelingScience/wood.html (2002)
Ruth Patrick Science Education Center
Center of Excellence in Educational Technology
University of South Carolina Aiken
471 University Parkway
Aiken, SC 29801