What is Experiment in a Box?

Experiment in a Box are experiments kits that are individually packed in a Gratnells trays and can be stored in a storage frame. Each experiment includes the equipment required to conduct the experiments as well as detailed  content that assists the educator and student through the experiments, explaining the concept through to the conclusion.

These kits can either be bought in the Gratnell tray, or individually. Alternatively if you are a home schooling parent or a Educator that has access to the materials already, Digital content and material here can be used to assist you with lesson plans and assessments that will make educating students much more convenient and more importantly easy to grasp.

Where do i find the relevant Experiment

The experiment Sections consists of the below breakdown.

In this experiment you will:

This paragraph informs the user what the aim of the experiment is and what will be accomplished by conducting the experiment.

If you have not purchased the experiment or have no access to the content, this will be the page where you will get a sneak preview of  the experiment.

Once you have full access to this experiment, the other sections of the experiment will become accessible and you will be able to click on them.

Overview:

In the overview section you will find the following headings:

Materials: A summary of what will be received (purchased) in the experiment.

How does it work?: A scientific summary of the experiment and the results of the experiment.

Precautions: A list of precautions for the experiment. Chemical safety sheet for the experiment, where applicable.

PowerPoint:

This page has a downloadable PowerPoint document, so ensure you are using a PC that supports Microsoft applications like PowerPoint.

Introduction Power point: The introductory PowerPoint presentation should summarize all the key knowledge areas regarding the experiment. The summary should include content that students should know before the experiment is conducted. Content regarding the experiments such as tables, charts and explanations of the results or findings where relevant should be included.

Experiment Sheet:

The experiment sheet consist of the aim, apparatus, method as well as an area for the results, conclusion and/or observations to be noted (where possible).

Student Practical and Student Assessment:

These should be downloaded in advance, and can be found as Word Documents.

Clicking on the blue heading ‘Student Practical Assessment’, will open up a prompt that will allow you to either open the file or save it to your PC.

The student practical sheet is an assessment sheet that can be completed in conjunction with the experiment, whereby students complete questions about the experiment they have just performed. Each student is practical should be supplied with a memorandum in the next section with the heading: Downloadable Content: Student Memorandum.

The student’s assessment should be an assessment sheet relating to the grater topic area (testing student’s understanding of the topic). You will at times find this as a downloadable  attachment or as an online Quiz  that can grade your work immediately.

The questions are structured in a manner that might be expected from a test or examination.

The student assessment is accompanied by a memorandum.

Experiment Equipment and Digital Software Titles:

Life Science Gr 10 – Absorption and Transport in Plants

Life Science Gr 10 – Animal Movement

Life Science Gr 10 – Introduction to Microscopic Work

Life Science Gr 10 – Cellular Movement

Life Science Gr 10 – Cellular Division and Replication

Life Science Gr 10 – Food Test – Glucose & Starch

Life Science Gr 10 – Food Test – Lipids

Life Science Gr 10 – Food Test – Protein

Life Science Gr 10 – Food Test – Enzymes

Life Science Gr 10 – Plant tissue Investigation

Life Science Gr 10 – Dissection of the heart

Life Science Gr 10 – The effect of Exercise on the heart

Life Science Gr 10 -Microbial Growth of Bacteria

Life Science Gr 11 – Growth of Fungus

Life Science Gr 11 – Microbial Growth – Micro-organisms that Causes Disease

Life Science Gr 11 – Photosynthesis produces starch

Life Science Gr 11 – The effect of Chlorophyll on Photosynthesis

Life Science Gr 11 – The effect of light exposure on photosynthesis

Life Science Gr 11 – Lung Capacities

Life Science Gr 11 – Respiration – The Effects of Exercise

Life Science Gr 11 – The effects of temperature on respiration

Life Science Gr 12 – DNA and Genetics – DNA Extraction

Life Science Gr 12 – Sensory Experiments – Stimulus Speed Test

Life Science Gr 12 – Sensory Experiments – Taste Test

Life Science Gr 12 – Sensory Experiments – Dissection of the Eye

Physical Science Gr 10 – Magnetism and Magnetic Fields

Physical Science Gr 10 – Resistors in series and parallel

Physical Science Gr 11 – Ohm’s Law

Physical Science Gr 12 – Electric Resistance

Physical Science Gr 10 – Wave Experiments

Physical Science Gr 11 – Static and Kinetic Friction Force

Physical Science Gr 11 – Snell’s Law

Physical Science Gr 11 – The effects of surfaces on friction

Chemistry Gr 10 – Conservation of matter

Chemistry Gr 10 – Decomposition and Synthesis Reactions

Chemistry Gr 10 – The empirical Formula

Chemistry Gr 10 – Heating and Cooling Curve of water

Chemistry Gr 10 – The reaction of Sulphur and Iron

Chemistry Gr 10 – Types of reaction: Acids and Bases

Chemistry Gr 10 – Types of reaction: Electron Transfer

Chemistry Gr 10 – Water Purification

Chemistry Gr 10 – The reactions of Zinc, Hydrochloric acid and Copper(II)Sulphate

Chemistry Gr 11 – Boyle’s Law

Chemistry Gr 11 – Endo- and Exo- Thermic Reactions

Chemistry Gr 11 – Investigating Natural Indicators for Acids and Bases

Chemistry Gr 11 – Percentage Yield

Chemistry Gr 11 – Redox Reactions

Chemistry Gr 11 – The effect of Intermolecular Forces

Chemistry Gr 12 – Titration

Chemistry Gr 12 – Esterification

 

Experiment in a Box – Software

Experiment in a Box Software is a digital software that accompanies each experiment title. The software digital reinforces the concepts and outcome of each experiment by using various digital tools including videos, animated software, PowerPoint presentations as well as Microsoft Word documents all neatly incorporated in the Experiment in a Box digital app.

 

The Experiment in a Box application includes the below areas.

 

Overview: The overview is a summary of the experiment is and what will be accomplish by conducting the experiment.

 

Precautions: A list of precautions for the experiment. Chemical safety sheet for the experiment, where applicable.

Experiment: The experiment consist of the aim, apparatus, method as well as an area for the results, conclusion and/or observations to be noted (where possible).

Animations: Digital animated explanations of the experiments or concepts for a better understanding of the work.

Worksheets:

Experiment Sheet: The experiment sheet consist of the aim, apparatus, method as well as an area for the results, conclusion and/or observations to be noted (where possible).

 

Student Practical: The student practical sheet is an assessment sheet that can be completed in conjunction with the experiment, whereby students complete questions about the experiment. Each student is practical should be supplied with a memorandum.

 

Introduction Power point: The introductory PowerPoint presentation should summarize all the key knowledge areas regarding the experiment. The summary should include content that students should know before the experiment is conducted. Content regarding the experiments such as tables, charts and explanations of the results or findings where relevant should be included.

 

Experiment in a Box – Software Special Features

Tooltip: The website includes an integrated glossary that enables the user to select certain text that then provides the user with a scientific explanation of the term or phrase in order for the user to better understand the word or the context the word is used in.

Chemical Safety Guideline and Safety Sheets: The application includes a detailed guideline and chemical safety sheets for all the chemicals that are supplied and used within the experiments.

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