6th-8th Grade Science Learning Activity: Fuel Cost Estimator

Are you going on a trip? How much will fuel cost? Have your student estimate how much fuel will cost, and compare it to the actual results.

You can also practice converting kilometers to miles.

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K12’s Middle School Physical Science course presents the fundamentals of physics and chemistry. Students explore the amazing universe we live in, including motion, energy, the nature of matter and atoms, how chemicals mix and react, and the forces that hold the universe together.

Among other subjects, students study:

  • Structure of atoms
  • Elements and the Periodic Table
  • Chemical reactions
  • Forces, including gravitational, motion, acceleration, and mass
  • Energy, including light, thermal, electricity, and magnetism

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