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Astronomy and Me: Moons Over New Haven
Third graders study the features of different moons orbiting the planets. In this astronomy activity, 3rd graders explore the different phases of the moon using an interactive online website. They compare and contrast the features of the Earth's moon and that of the Jupiter and Saturn.
3rd Science 8 Views 17 Downloads
Earth Science Lesson Plans on Geologic Time
Springboard your fourth and fifth graders into the study geologic time. They will complete 7 activities to learn about geologic time and the topics most often associated with it: astronomy, creation, planet formation, volcanology, chemistry, and ecology.
4th - 5th Science 3 Views 84 Downloads
Explosive Attitudes: Volcanoes
Ninth graders examine three types of volcanoes and the reasons that they erupt so differently in this excellent Earth Science lesson. Emphasis is placed on comparing and contrasting volcano types using the Cascade Mountain range as a model.
9th Science 12 Views 86 Downloads
Science Crossword Puzzle
Class members read 25 clues about all areas of science, including biology, chemistry, weather, physical science, and insert their answers into a crossword puzzle. There is no word bank and the students would need experience with tough details about multiple areas of science in order to complete this crossword puzzle.
6th - 8th Language Arts 22 Views 237 Downloads
Lost City Chemistry Detectives
Relying on previous understanding of plate tectonics, high school oceanographers make inferences about chemical reactions that occur at hydrothermal vents. They view video clips of the Lost City hydrothermal vents and answer questions on an accompanying worksheet.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 7 Downloads
A Rock Cycle Shower
Young scholars classify rocks as sedimentary, igneous or metamorphic based on physical properties. In this earth science lesson, students recreate the rock cycle using a set of stones placed on labeled shower curtain. They explain the different stages involved in the cycle.
6th - 8th Science 7 Views 70 Downloads
The Great Heat Escape
Young scholars design and conduct an experiment to determine the thermal conductivity of certain materials. In this earth science instructional activity, students relate how thermal conductivity varies with snow composition. They collect data from their experiment and present their findings in class.
5th - 8th Science 5 Views 113 Downloads
Young scholars work in a team to use the ProScope Digital USB Microscope and a computer to collect microscopic images from a variety of mineral specimens. They compare specimens and determine how they are alike and different by comparing their crystal shapes.
6th - 8th Science 4 Views 92 Downloads
Earth Science: The World Below
This three-minute clip provides a quick overview of what we know about the planet Earth. It covers drilling, the layers of the Earth, and Earth's basic composition. The narration is very clear and easy to follow, unfortunately the clip stops short of a full explanation.
3 mins 5th - 8th Science 6 Views 6 Downloads
Why Earth Science
Introduce the inquisitive learners in your class to the wonders of the planet Earth. This video showcases the reasons why we should study earth science and how a career or education in earth science can help us safeguard our planet. This would be a great video to show how important earth science careers can be.
7 mins 5th - 8th Science 4 Views 6 Downloads
Chemistry: Section Review
Review the 5 branches of chemistry and related terms with this worksheet. The focus of these activities is on terms and definitions. Learners answer questions about the study of chemistry, reasons to study chemistry, and pure and applied chemistry.
10th - 12th Science 16 Views 155 Downloads
Sun and Weather
How is the Earth's weather created? Middle schoolers will explain how the Sun's energy is transformed into different forms. They will perform mathematical calculations of volume, mass, and temperature. They they will explain the different factors influencing the Earth's weather.
6th - 8th Science 22 Views 307 Downloads