Natural Science Teacher Resources
Delve into physical, earth and life sciences with these teacher-reviewed resources. Your learners will surely be inspired to learn as they explore nature's phenomena.
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Where Did They Come From?
Give science learners nine questions about the biogeography of hydrothermal vents and turn them loose to research this fascinating habitat. Working in cooperative groups, they prepare a report that addresses each of the questions. A plethora of resource links are included for groups to glean information from!
5th - 8th Science 13 Views 39 Downloads
Roots of the Mariana Arc
Plumb the depths of the Submarine Ring of Fire and explore seismic waves with this activity. Junior geologists simulate s-waves and p-waves, calculate their speeds, and then apply the data to discover the material that makes up inner Earth.
9th - 12th Science 8 Views 35 Downloads
Kinesthetic Astronomy: The Meaning of a Year
How many times have you traveled around the sun? Aspiring astronomers grasp what a year is and they differentiate between orbit and rotation by walking around the sun right within your classroom. Place a lamp in the center of the room to represent the sun.
3rd - 8th Science 20 Views 17 Downloads
New Review The Chemistry of Cold Packs
How can it take water hours to freeze, but a cold pack can go from room temperature to near freezing in an matter of moments? Find out with this short video that explores the endothermic reaction that make these modern marvels possible.
5 mins 7th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
A Rock Cycle Shower
Middle schoolers classify rocks as sedimentary, igneous or metamorphic based on physical properties. In this earth science activity, 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 23 Views 131 Downloads
The Great Heat Escape
Students design and conduct an experiment to determine the thermal conductivity of certain materials. In this earth science lesson plan, students relate how thermal conductivity varies with snow composition. They collect data from their experiment and present their findings in class.
5th - 8th Science 7 Views 115 Downloads
The Water Cycle and Climate vs. Weather
Really there are two presentations in this collection of slides. The first is an intermediate-level introduction to the water cycle that even investigates factors affecting soil infiltration. The second is an exploration of the factors affecting climate.
6th - 10th Science 19 Views 15 Downloads
Matter and Change Section 1-3 Review Worksheet Set
An overview of topics in chemistry. This worksheet covers research, the branches of chemistry, substances, physical and chemical change, and the periodic table. There are 34 questions based on sections of a unit on matter and change. Learners complete multiple choice, short answer, and compare and contrast questions.
11th - 12th Science 28 Views 113 Downloads
The Water Cycle: States of Water
Elementary schoolers explore states of matter by concentrating on the ways in which water moves between its solid, liquid, and gaseous states in a variety of Earth environments. Learners interpret these movements through dance. The combination of movement and Earth science is most-unique!
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 40 Downloads
Jeopardy: General Elementary Science
Play the Jeopardy Science Game and test your students knowledge of basic elementary science concepts. The questions in this game should be able to be answered by a 5th or 6th grader and are fairly general. Topics cover life, space, physical, and Earth science.
4th - 6th Science 8 Views 62 Downloads
Chemical Changes Making Foam and Using Indicators
Students are able to observe chemcial and physical changes while producing a brilliant formation of foam. They are able to experience the use of an indicator in the reaction. Students record information based on their observations.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 36 Downloads
This organic chemistry lab activity is appropriate for teaching polymerization, percent yield, melting point, or the types and uses of polymer materials. Chemistry pupils imagine that they are working for a company to develop a special polymer and then work in the lab to synthesize nylon.
11th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Fire and Frost: Interactions of Wildfire and Permafrost
Students discuss the five stages of fire succession. In this earth science lesson, students identify the factors that determine the extent of wildfires' effect on permafrost. They study the history of Alaska wildfires using online multimedia.
9th - 10th Science 9 Views 14 Downloads