Science Teacher Resources
From the make-up of their own cells to the farthest reaches of the Universe, take your scientists on a journey where they will observe, learn and test all boundaries of the physical and natural world.
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The Science of Stage Fright (And How to Overcome It)
Why can speaking in public be so horrifying and have such strong effects on our bodies? Discover the science of stage fright! Your young learners will learn about the connection between stage fright and our natural fight or flight response, how humans are wired to worry about reputation (which public speaking can threaten), and how using perspective and practice, you can work with your vertebrae hypothalamus to adapt to stage fright.
4 mins 9th - 12th Science 47 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How To Make a Science Concept Map
Here is a clever way to get your pupils thinking about a science topic they'd like to research for a report, or a project they'd like to do for a science fair. The three-step process is easy to follow, and it really should help your learners focus their scientific thinking.
3rd - 5th Science 10 Views 28 Downloads
AP Environmental Science-Food Fight
The content in this lesson is of a controversial nature. Please review to make sure it is suitable for your class. A video, The Meatrix is shown to the class, and then they discuss the emotionally-charged language that it uses. They are then divided into groups to research feedlots, GMOs, aquaculture, pesticides, and monoculture.
10th - 12th Health 12 Views 31 Downloads
Staying Grounded with Gravity: A Science Exploration Trail
What a great idea for scientific inquiry. This lab was intended for use as children explored a college campus, but it could be used anywhere. They go to three different places on campus and conduct a simple experiment that shows an aspect of gravity.
5th - 6th Science 28 Views 122 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2009
This extensive earth science practice test is composed of 50 multiple choice questions and 31 short answer questions. The questions cover weather, the water cycle, geology, the solar system, and more. Many of the short answer questions refer to pages in the answer booklet.
9th - 12th Science 29 Views 190 Downloads
Regents High School Examination: Physical Setting Earth Science 2007
This comprehensive earth science practice test is composed of 50 multiple choice questions and 32 short answer questions. The questions cover weather, the water cycle, geology, the solar system, and more. Many of the short answer questions refer to pages in the answer booklet.
9th - 12th Science 23 Views 120 Downloads
How to Make a Lava Lamp the Easy Way
Blobs in a bottle? This looks a lot like a lava lamp! With a few simple ingredients and five minutes, your class can have its own lava lamp. Use this science project to introduce the idea of density, and cap the bottle when you're finished.
4 mins 2nd - 6th Science 9 Views 4 Downloads
The Case of Darwin's Finches
One of the most striking pieces of evidence for Darwin's Evolution of Species was his observations of finches and how their beaks differed from island to island, depending on their primary food sources. So what would happen to the theory of evolution if it turns out, as new evidence shows, that Darwin didn't actually see any finches at all?
7th - 12th Language Arts 71 Views 49 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Ocean Acidiﬁcation: Whats and Hows
Open this activity 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
The Brilliance of Bioluminescence
Illuminate the darkest corners of your marine biology or life science class with this feature about bioluminescence. Viewers see that luciferase and luciferin combine in a cool, light-producing reaction. This adaptation helps glowing organisms to attract prey or mates.
4 mins 4th - 9th Science 13 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Round and Round
Learners interpret data from a three-dimensional array of current monitors to determine an overall pattern of water circulation. They hypothesize what effect an observed water circulation pattern might have on seamount fauna. A very interesting and high-level science instructional activity!
9th - 12th Science 10 Views 17 Downloads
Student Safety Contract
With spaces for both your science pupils and their parents to sign, this laboratory safety contract is a must-have for your science classes. Twenty-one rules applying to protection and hazard prevention are listed. Discuss them with your junior scientists and then have them take the contract home to share with their parents.
7th - 12th Science 39 Views 86 Downloads
Older Than Blue Babe
Students create a collage of the carbon cycle. In this earth science lesson, students explore the history and significance of permafrost. They analyze a graph of climate trends and explain how climate change and permafrost thaw are connected.
9th - 10th Science 6 Views 40 Downloads
The Science of Attraction
Chemical attraction? Yes! High schoolers will be fascinated by the science behind the romantic feelings. They may be surprised that the eyes act first, drawing us to take a closer look, and the nose acts next, sensing major histocompatability complex molecules.
5 mins 9th - 12th Science 12 Views 6 Downloads
Amazing Levitating Orb Science Experiment
Five minutes and 80 cents is all it takes to create this levitating orb! Introduce the idea of static electricity with this simple, yet captivating experiment. Your learners will definitely want to play around with this one; it's unbelievably easy!
2 mins 5th - 8th Science 7 Views 2 Downloads