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Oil Floats, Right?
Students examine the properties in oil in water. In this mixture lesson, students read about the Lophelia II 2010: Cold Seeps and Deep Reef Expedition and look at images of deep sea ecosystems. They experiment or participate in demonstrations of how water behaves in water.
5th - 6th Science 3 Views 29 Downloads
Discovery Science Library: The Basics Physical Science
Learners examine friction and gravity. affect four sports. In this scientific discovery lesson, students examine how friction and gravity affect sports. They discuss, write, and illustrate the effect of different forces on various sports.
6th - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 24 Downloads
Engineering in Sports
Students explore physical education by completing a quiz in class. For this engineering lesson, students identify different ways engineering has made sports safer such as stronger padding and helmets, stronger equipment and smarter techniques.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 18 Downloads
Keep It Cool
Students complete a science experiment to study insulation, heat transfer, and permafrost. In this permafrost study lesson, students design and test a soda insulator. Students graph their class data and discuss the results. Students discuss permafrost and make a hypothesis about temperature data with snow on the ground.
6th - 9th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Food Chains and Food Webs
Young scholars discuss the characteristics of producers, consumers and decomposers. Using a flow chart, they construct a food chain to visually show how organisms with different energy sources depend upon one another. Students explore a model of a food web and discuss characteristics of each consumer.
7th - 10th Science 43 Views 155 Downloads
Food Chains And Food Webs
Young scholars investigate the concepts that are related to the balance of an ecosystem. They take part in activities that illustrate the delicate balance that exists between producers and consumers in an ecosystem. Students define the difference between a food chain and food web.
9th - 12th Science 17 Views 102 Downloads
CSI on the Deep Reef
After some instruction, small groups prepare a written report on chemotrophic organisms. Though not clearly mentioned, this resource would work best if groups have the Internet available to research the vocabulary and different organisms on their worksheets.
8th - 10th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Living With the Heat: The Ring of Fire
Students investigate the planet Earth's infamous ring of fire and the life that thrives from it. In this ocean environment lesson, students investigate hydrothermal vents and how organisms thrive off their heat. Students complete a hydrothermal worksheet and read online discussions on the matter.
5th - 6th Science 3 Views 47 Downloads
Layering the Soil
Students study and classify soil. In this soil science lesson, students classify soil by texture and size and study soil horizons. Students label the soil types with their specific soil horizon and learn about permafrost. Students complete a soil horizons worksheet.
6th - 9th Science 6 Views 57 Downloads
Earthquakes and Tsunamis
Students explore Earth science by viewing media files in class. For this earthquakes lesson, students identify the correlation between tsunamis and earthquakes while analyzing video footage in class. Students complete a worksheet based on the forming of a tsunami in the ocean.
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 50 Downloads
Cell Respiration Worksheet
Beginning biologists demonstrate their grasp on cellular respiration, photosynthesis, and energy flow though ecosystems when completing this worksheet. Fifteen multiple choice and short answer questions test their knowledge. Because of the breadth of questions included, this would be fitting as a quiz or review worksheet.
9th - 12th Science 25 Views 308 Downloads
Lesson 2: Confronting Climate Change: Understanding
In the second of three lessons about climate change, young climatologists examine the local impacts of severe storms and drought on roads, rivers, buildings, and more. Through a series of investigations, learners begin to understand the effects of a warming planet on a more comprehensible scale.
6th - 12th Science 77 Views 56 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable