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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Spangler leads an 11 year old scientist through the processes behind his science fair project, which was designed to see if any common household liquids (besides water) would expand when frozen. Liquids such as motor oil, ethanol, rubbing alcohol, and cooking oil were all tested and the results are given.
4 mins 3rd - 6th Science 12 Views 4 Downloads
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Science of Snow
Physical science fans find out how supercooled water droplets in the clouds can become crystalline snowflakes. They learn about the categories of snowflakes (plates and columns) and the variables that determine their patterns (temperature and humidity).
5 mins 6th - 8th Science 21 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Engineering Competition Suits
What a thrilling job for an engineer: designing advanced athletic competition suits! Which materials can most reduce friction and drag, and yet still be flexible enough to move with the athlete's body? With attention focused on Shani Davis, a gold-medal winner for speed skating in previous Olympic Games and hopeful for the Sochi 2014 games, viewers see all of the places that friction needs to be reduced.
6 mins 6th - 12th Science 16 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching Controversial Science Issues Through Law Related Education
Discuss the differences in dialogue and debate when considering a controversial topic. Your class can work in small groups to complete a guided discussion of this controversial topic and then participate in a simulation of the Scopes trial.
6th - 12th Science 6 Views 2 Downloads
What is Earth Science?
Here is a unique presentation that's on Earth Science. In it, learners see that Earth Science is a science made up of four main categories: Geology, Astronomy, Meteorology, and Oceanography. Pupils are assigned a task. They must find two newspaper articles or pictures with captions that relate to two of these Earth Sciences.
3rd - 6th Science 42 Views 136 Downloads
Fourth graders will participate in a variety of activities using a pumpkin in a hands-on science lab environment. They measure pumpkins, hypothesize whether pumpkins will sink or float, describe the inside of a pumpkin, record pumpkin data, and characteristics.
4th Math 18 Views 65 Downloads
Chalkboard Challenge: Science Vocabulary
Review science vocabulary with your students using this Jeopardy-style PowerPoint. Categories for this game include: Solar System, Plants, Weather, Cells, and Rocks. There are a total of 25 clues; five for each category.
3rd - 6th Science 15 Views 215 Downloads
Table Top Trebuchet
How cool would it be to build a trebuchet 1/40th the size of one that would have been used to knock down a castle wall? Build this project with middle or high schoolers at any level (varying the information provided for each), and have a class competition to see whose trebuchet can project a small weight the farthest.
6 mins 7th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
How to Blow Up a Balloon With Baking Soda & Vinegar
A simple combination of baking soda and vinegar creates enough carbon dioxide to blow up a balloon! It's an awesome illustration of chemical reactions for upper elementary learners, or use it with slightly older scientists to introduce endothermic reactions.
2 mins 5th - 8th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Paws on Jobland
Students explore various careers in science. In this science and society lesson, the teacher leads a discussion on science careers and duties and responsibilities related to the careers, then students work together to create a mural of people in the career and the tools and instruments they use.
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills 6 Views 9 Downloads
Solar System Science Journal
The creation of an online science journal is the focus of this excellent instructional activity. Fifth graders utilize PowerPoint, and digital kits in order to create their journals. The journals include a space science word, its definition, the word used in a sentence, and an accompanying image.
5th Science 12 Views 12 Downloads
General Science Questions - 3
Ten questions which cover a wide range of science topics are here for you. Use this science worksheet to challenge your 3rd graders to find the answers to these perplexing questions. The use of the Internet will be required. Perhaps this worksheet could best be completed as a paired activity.
3rd - 4th Science 27 Views 51 Downloads
General Science Questions 2
Here are ten science questions that cover a variety of themes. Learners must come up with short answers for 10 questions, then locate a picture of a Portuguese Man-of-War and make their own drawing of it in the space provided. An interesting combination of topics and tasks for one worksheet.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 19 Views 27 Downloads
The $100,000 Pyramid
What a creative way to have students review information they have learned about the planets, weather, and much more! This game, modeled on The $100,00 Pyramid, gives learners a chance to show how much they know about a variety of science topics.
3rd - 4th Science 4 Views 17 Downloads
2007 Grade 3 Science Released Test
If you're looking for a comprehensive science exam for third graders that's in the standardized test format, this presentation is for you. This PowerPoint could be used as a preparation for an upcoming standardized test for your pupils. This is a solid test, but there is no answer key associated with it.
3rd Science 11 Views 8 Downloads
Word Roots and Scientific Method - The Science of Biology
During the first week of your biology course, you may want to familiarize learners with Greek and Latin root words to strengthen their scientific vocabulary. You can also give them definitions of science and biology. Introduce the five characteristics of living things and a few specialized branches of biology.
9th - 12th Science 29 Views 168 Downloads