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Understanding Igneous, Metamorphic and Sedimentary Rocks
Sixth graders explain the stages of the rock cycle. In this earth science lesson, 6th graders classify rocks according to their type. They create a model of the rock cycle using different methods and present this in class.
6th Science 44 Views 265 Downloads
Trees as a Vehicle for Energy Transfer
Tenth graders investigate how energy is transferred from place to place. In this earth science lesson, 10th graders hypothesize which temperature data logger displays greater-than-mean temperature. They collect data over a period of 3 weeks and graph them to analyze the trend.
10th Science 6 Views 11 Downloads
Students examine the weight of rocks and find that different types of rocks have different weights. In this rock lesson, students work in pairs and examine rocks with a hand lens and a balance scale. Students compare the weights of various rocks.
2nd - 5th Science 3 Views 23 Downloads
Changing Forms of Energy
Eighth graders discuss how energy transforms from one form to another. In this physics lesson, 8th graders explore different lab station set up and explain how each materials convert energy. They list common objects that use energy to operate.
8th Science 61 Views 275 Downloads
STRONG--an acronym for goal-setting success! Using a graphic organizer and useful acronym, your learners develop a goal plan for the class as a whole, while considering the requirements of, and obstacles to, achieving their goal. Briefly review the goal with your class at the beginning of each day and then at the conclusion of the goal's time frame, have your class reflect on their collaborative process.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 286 Views 354 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students evaluate geology by completing a Venn diagram activity. In this sand lesson, students identify where sand comes from, how it forms on beaches and under water and why there are different types of sand. Students define a list of vocabulary terms, perform a sand sifting exercise and complete a Venn diagram worksheet based on two sand samples.
6th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Am I Big and Blue or Small and Yellow?
Students explore the concept of physical properties using a Venn diagram. In this classifying activity, students compare provided objects by shape, size, and color. They then explore collecting and organizing objects of their own. Students are assessed by classifying soil samples at the conclusion of the activity.
2nd - 4th Science 5 Views 32 Downloads
The Great Race
Students identify earth science by conducting a temperature experiment in class. In this water properties lesson, students define matter related terms and identify how temperature can change the form of water. Students utilize a popsicle and ziplock bags to conduct a matter activity and then complete an assessment worksheet.
6th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Waving Goodbye to Rocks
Students explore the concept that smaller rocks come from larger rocks that have been broken. In this waving goodbye to rocks lesson, students examine the rock cycle as it pertains to weathering of larger rocks. Students are introduced to vocabulary related to the topic of rocks and work in a group using marshmallow treats to explore the breakdown of rocks.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 29 Downloads
Young scholars research biology by participating in a movement experiment. In this force lesson, students utilize a group of toys in class, some of which can be pushed and others can be pulled. Young scholars create a worm or centipede type object using the different toys attached together.
2nd - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Growth of a River
Students evaluate geography by drawing an image in class. In this river lesson, students identify a list of vocabulary terms associated with bodies of water. Students identify how a river is formed and draw a picture of one including the entire anatomy of a river system.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 23 Downloads