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Sea Surface Temperature and Coral Bleaching
A toolkit is something that has what you need to fix or make something. You just clicked on a teacher's toolkit for introducing the concept of coral bleaching in relation to climate change and changing sea temperatures. In it, you will find background information, a lab demonstration, student worksheet, and helpful web resource links.
5th - 8th Science 16 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Ocean Acidiﬁcation: Whats and Hows
Open this lesson plan by demonstrating the production of acidic carbon dioxide gas by activated yeast. Emerging ecologists then experiment with seashells to discover the effect of ocean acidification on shelled marine organisms. They measure changes in size and compare the relative strengths of shells after exposure to liquids of varying pH.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 10 Downloads
Agriculture It Doesn't Just Happen
After reading an informational text on the Agricultural Research Service (key vocabulary words are pre-selected and defined), learners research the role of the ARS in Oklahoma. Using reputable online sources, they label a map of the state (included) with relevant areas.
6th - 8th Science 29 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Climate Change as a Scientific Theory
A selection of videos is shown to get your class thinking about scientific theory, guided by a handout. Emerging earth scientists also read articles and take notes about glaciers and sea ice. To conclude, they write an evaluation of the evidence for melting ice using the theory that increasing global temperatures are responsible.
8th - 12th Science 50 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Designed
With Earth Day quickly approaching, as well as many science fairs, why not challenge your class to investigate geothermal energy or other renewable energy resources? There are five driving questions explored in depth here, as well as four other questions provided for project ideas.
5th - 8th Language Arts 46 Views 34 Downloads
Have your physical scientists try some engineering origami by examining how the folding of materials can have practical and beneficial applications. Teams use their convoluted cortexes to collaborate on constructing a solar panel that is 30 x 90 cm in size, but that will fit into a standard foil dispensing box.
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering 64 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Great Discoveries in Science: The Double Helix
Take a trip with Watson and Crick as they struggle to determine the structure of the DNA molecule. In this beautiful documentary, biology students learn the history of this revolutionary discovery, and even hear from James Watson himself! Along with this featured film, find other comprehensive resources on DNA structure: film guides, teacher guide, and several animations.
17 mins 8th - 12th Science 10 Views 9 Downloads
Soda Straw Rockets
Three, two, one, blast off to a better understanding of force and motion with this exciting science lesson! Beginning with a discussion about rockets and gravity, young scientists go on to complete a series of worksheets about net forces before designing and testing their own paper rockets.
K - 6th Science 139 Views 90 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Chemistry of Cookies
Here is a delicious lesson! While a good portion of the processes presented is more apt for a chemistry class, younger physical scientists will still benefit from, and thoroughly enjoy, viewing this film about what happens when cookies are baked.
5 mins 6th - 12th Science 46 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Incorporate art and poetry into an early elementary science lesson about cloud formation. With fun and engaging activities that follow a natural learning progression, youngsters will develop key vocabulary and conceptual understanding about clouds.
K - 1st Language Arts 63 Views 52 Downloads CCSS: Designed
In a fun lesson, kids learn about states of matter by identifying solids and liquids, then experimenting with gas to see if it has energy. Young scientists place raisins in a jar of club soda to see how the gas affects the floating or sinking of the raisins.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 99 Views 92 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Origin of Species: The Making of a Theory
The heartbreaking story of Alfred Wallace's loss of collected evidence opens this documentary about the development of the theory of evolution. You will find supportive resources to use with the movie in your biology class.
31 mins 6th - 12th Science 21 Views 15 Downloads
Real Cats Wear Pink
Does your cat sneak up on you in the middle of the night? Maybe it would help if he glowed in the dark like Mr. Green Genes, the first fluorescent cat in America. In a fun and engaging lesson about genetic engineering, high school scientists perform a lab in which they genetically modify bacteria to turn it pink, read about Mr.
9th - 12th Science 18 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Explore the concept of generating questions. Your curious learners choose a scientific question from a bowl and, as they listen to an article being read, they use that question starter to come up with their own questions. Then, they have a class discussion using their questions.
4th - 8th Language Arts 7 Views 126 Downloads
Scientist’s Notebook Model
Here are nine different pages to use with your science class. Pick and choose which you might want to use as student handouts and which might be better used projected as visual aids. All of them pertain to the use of a journal or scientist's notebook for recording laboratory activities.
6th - 12th Classroom Support 5 Views 6 Downloads
Tech: Medical Forensics
High schoolers explore what it takes to be a forensic scientist or pathologist. They view a PowerPoint, discuss what education and skills are needed to succeed as a pathologist. They play a game to test their observation skills, a skill needed to be a scientist.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 11 Views 33 Downloads
Scientists Study Dinosaur "Mummy"
Young scholars share ideas about how scientists know about dinosaurs, then read a news article about the recently found remains of a hadrosaur. In this dinosaur lesson plan, the teacher introduces the article with a class discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and answer comprehension questions.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 48 Downloads
Scientists Use Web Site to Report Volcano Activity
Students react to statements about volcanoes, then read a news article about scientists monitoring eruptions at Augustine volcano in Alaska. For this earth science and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the lesson with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a class discussion.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 14 Views 71 Downloads
Politics and Leadership
High schoolers research a historic leader and analyze how a philosopher's writings influenced the ruler in an essay. In this philosophy of government lesson plan, students view a video and participate in a class discussion on how great thinkers influence great leaders.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 53 Downloads
Scientists Find Fossils of T. rex Relative
Students read a news article that describes scientists finding a fossil of a T. Rex relative in China. They view a picture of the G. wuccai. They respond to the reading using details and by revisiting the anticipation set of questions.
2nd - 5th Science 3 Views 14 Downloads