Activity 8A (Reading)
The Many Faces of Steroids
|Lesson Overview||This reading is an introduction to the great variety of steroids and their many different uses.|
|Learning Objectives||To show how organic compounds are constructed and explain why they can be useful.|
|Materials Required||No special materials are required.|
|Skills Required||No special skills are required.|
|Time Required||1015 minutes.|
|Student Ability Level and Grouping||
This lesson is suitable for students of all levels.
|Assessment||There does not need to be a formal assessment of this lab activity. You might tell students that their paper samples will be posted on a bulletin board or other display area. You might also ask students to compare the effect of adding sizing at the end of the activity.|
This activity meets the following National Science Education Standards (Grades 5-8) and Curriculum Standards for Social Studies.
National Science Education Standards (Grades 5-8)
Science and Technology
History and Nature of Science
Curriculum Standards for Social Studies