Generation Y has been exposed to radio waves all their life, and some may even say they rely on it. Yet, most of them do not realize their cell phones, Wi-Fi, and video games all operate in the invisible world of radio waves. Explores a brief history of radio, how radios work, how cell phones work, and finally they must analyze a pie chart about cell phone use.
"Generation Wireless" is a captivating read, starting all the way back to radios and why "video killed the radio star". Video, radio, or cell phone, students learn about the basics of radio waves: frequency, FM, AM, oscillation, how cell phones work (and how they got their name)!
This sub plan is a useful tool to help encourage scientific literacy in reading, graphing, and making connections to the scientific world.
*Student Packet option included to save paper
Feel good knowing that your students will be well taken care of on those days that you are out- don't scramble for another sub plan! You can use this year after year!
Recommended for grades 8+
5 pages total
Answer key included (as always)
Vanessa Jason Biology Roots
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