Abiotic Dissections

Students hone their observation skills by disassembling unused or broken items to observe internal structures and mechanisms and consider new uses.


Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.

Categories include:
  • Physical Science
  • Grades K-2
  • Grades 3-5
  • Grades 6-8
  • Science
  • Engineering
Tags: Design Solutions, Structure & Function
Grades covered: Grades K–8
Topics: Observations, Material Properties, Systems, Defining Problems, Developing Potential Solutions

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