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Waldorf Science Newsletter

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Waldorf Science Newsletter, Volume 9, #18, Spring 2003

Waldorf Science Newsletter, Volume 9, #18, Spring 2003

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Mysteries of the Social Encounter
Spirit in Evolution
From Aldebarra to Copenhagen
Research: The Decrease of the Senses and the Evolution of the fast Brain
Towards a Sensible Kind of Chemistry (part 2)
Professors Vie With Web for Class's Attention
The Teenage Edge, an excerpt
11th Grade Physics/Electronics Block: Oscillator Coil Demonstration Using an Ultra-Low Frequency LC "Tank" Circuit
Experiments:
Thermodynamics Heat and the First Law: Convection, Two Chimney Convection Box, Convection Tube
Thermodynamics: The Mechanical Equivalent of Heat Dropping Lead Shot, Change of State, Vapor Pressure
Thermal Property of Matter Solid Expansion, Break the Cast Iron Rod, Ball and Ring, Bimetal Strip.

Waldorf Science Newsletter, Volume 9, #17, Fall 2002

Waldorf Science Newsletter, Volume 9, #17, Fall 2002

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The Twelve Year Old and Orpheus - Some Thoughts on the Curriculum of Music
Report: An Anthroposophical Initiative for Outdoor Education
Towards a Sensible Kind of Chemistry (part 1)
Exploratory Experimentation: Goethe, Land and Faraday
Faraday's Synthetic Investigation of Solenoids
Faraday's Analytic Investigation of Induction
Geometric Addition Table: A Curious Configuration
Ladybugs
Fireflies



Waldorf Science Newsletter Volume 8, # 16, Spring 2002

Waldorf Science Newsletter Volume 8, # 16, Spring 2002

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Inside the Gulf of Maine
How do Atomistic Models Act on the Understanding of Nature in the Young Person?
The House of Arithmetic
Origami Mathematics
Understanding Parabolic Reflectors Through Paper Folding
Notes from the Classroom: Sixth Grade Acoustics
Tricks With Mirrors
Crystal Radio Lab
Electronic Radio
Oscillation and Waves
The Capacitor

Waldorf Science Newsletter, Vol. 7 #14, Spring 2001

Waldorf Science Newsletter, Vol. 7 #14, Spring 2001

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Physiology, Update on Taste
Pictorial Earthquake
Experiments: Boiling with Snow
Towards a Waldorf High School Science Curriculum for the 21st Century
Experiments: The Thermal Decomposition of Calcium Carbonate
Crystal Reveals Unexpected Beginnings
Cosmic Ray Studies on Skis
Experiment: Lentz's Law Demonstrations (11th grade physics)
Mystery Motor Demystified

Waldorf Science Newsletter Vol.7 #13, Fall 2000

Waldorf Science Newsletter Vol.7 #13, Fall 2000

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Thoughts on Returning to an "Education Towards Freedom" - The View from Both Sides of a Waldorf Education
Pedagogical Motives for the Third 7-Year Period
Social Education through Mathematics Lessons
A Vision for Waldorf Education - A Personal Appreciation of the Works of Bindel and von Baravalle

Our Approach to Math Doesn't Add Up
Arithmetic and Mathematics Themes in a Waldorf School: The International Waldorf Mathematics Curriculum

Waldorf Science Newsletter, Vol 6 #12, Spring 2000

Waldorf Science Newsletter, Vol 6 #12,  Spring 2000

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Light and Darkness in 6th Grade Physics
The Relation of "Optical Elevation" to Binocular Vision
Description of Curves in Connection with elevation Phenomenon
Water Treatment at the Toronto Waldorf School
A Lime Kiln That can be Assembled and Disassembled
Experiment: Optical Lifting

Waldorf Science Newsletter, Volume 6, #11 , Fall 1999 Chemistry issue

Waldorf Science Newsletter, Volume 6, #11 , Fall 1999
Chemistry issue

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A Chemistry of Process
Sponges and Sinks and Rags, Where Microbes Lurk and How to Rout Them
How to Read Science
Experiences and Suggestions for Chemistry Teaching in Waldorf Schools
In Search of a Consensus, About Chemistry Lessons at Waldorf Schools
Experimentation as an Art
Biographies - Dmitri Mendeleev, Joseph Priestly, Marie Curie; Destructive Distillation
Experiments: Crystallization of Epsom Salts
Investigating the Enzyme Urease
Bunsen Burner

Waldorf Science Newsletter, Volume 5, # 10, Spring 1999 Geology and Minerology issue

Waldorf Science Newsletter, Volume 5, # 10, Spring 1999
Geology and Mineralogy issue

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Reading the Rocks
Why the Arts Are Important to Science
The Three Groups of Rocks
Introduction to Geology
The Rock Cycle
Mineralogy for Grade 6
Metals and Minerals
Precious Stones - Their Meaning for Earth
Human Being and Cosmos
Experiments: Growing Crystals; Salt Crystal Symmetry; Worksheet for students to research, prepare, and present

Waldorf Science Newsletter, Volume 5, #9, Fall 1998

Waldorf Science Newsletter, Volume 5, #9, Fall 1998

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Book Review: Quest for Meaning by L. Francis Edmunds
Understanding Blood and Hemoglobin
Science Literacy - Are We Below Average?
Song of the Rain, a poem by Howard Schrager
Cognitive Channels, the Learning Cycle and Middle School Students
Suggestions for a Grade 8 Physics Block
Introduction of Advanced Arithmetical Operations for a 7th Grade Waldorf Class
Experiments: Grade 10 Chemistry,
Decomposition of Salts by Fire.

Waldorf Science Newsletter Volume 4, #8, Spring 1998

Waldorf Science Newsletter Volume 4, #8, Spring 1998

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Towards Holistic Biology
How DNA Computers Work
Solar System Facts
Tendril Perversion
What is Goethean Science?
Human Movement and the Nervous System
What is Science?
What is Meant by Teaching the Children to Breathe?
Experiment: Measuring Reaction Time