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Vocabulary 2c - Life Science: From Parents to Young
This life science vocabulary list and definitions will be useful when teaching a parent and offspring unit. Some nice ideas are included in the plan about the word origins, word structure and definition testing methods. There is also a printable list of vocabulary words.
3rd - 5th Science 6 Views 85 Downloads
Greek Prefixes In Science
Seventh graders look into their science textbooks to find words that utilize the Greek prefixes, "anti," "epi," "endo," and "micro." Student pairs complete a worksheet embedded in the plan where they list as many of these words as they can.
7th Language Arts 3 Views 40 Downloads
Science Inquiry - Raisins and Sprite
First graders work in pairs to complete a science experiment involving raisins and Sprite. The pairs predict what they think happens when they put their raisin in a cup of Sprite. The students complete the scientific inquiry by drawing their observations.
1st Science 14 Views 65 Downloads
Topics in Environmental Science
Students discover topics in environmental science. In this science lesson plan, students build a model to simulate the greenhouse effect and analyze and interpret data, especially the results of introducing pollutants into nature.
6th - 8th Science 8 Views 39 Downloads
Second graders study physics through the investigation of magnets. In this physical science lesson, 2nd graders watch a PowerPoint about magnetism and complete a magnet experiment. Students review terms associated with magnets and complete a chart of items in their classroom that would be repelled or attracted to magnets.
2nd Science 14 Views 96 Downloads
Earth Science: How Does the Earth's Surface Change?
Fourth graders explore the Earth's changing surface. In this earth science lesson, 4th graders conduct a scientific experiment that replicates the wearing away of minerals. Students write paragraphs that make connections between the experiment and how the Earth's surface changes.
4th Science 19 Views 83 Downloads
Life Science Observations: Living vs. Non Living Things
Students investigate the difference between living and non-living things. In this life science lesson, students discover the different characteristics of living things and the natural or human created non-living things. Students search their school grounds for living things with a magnifying glass.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 26 Views 155 Downloads
Fourth graders explore food science by participating in a cooking activity. In this soybean oil lesson plan, 4th graders listen as the teacher gives them a background on soybeans and their use by humans today. Students grind soybeans and extract the oil from them in class, later answering study questions about the popular crop.
4th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Who's Smarter Than a 3rd Grade Scientist?
Here is a terrific presentation that covers many aspects of the 3rd grade science curriculum. In it, 3rd graders answer 40 multiple choice questions that deal with scientific investigation, reasoning, and logic. The questions are totally appropriate for 3rd graders, and they get instant feedback for the answers given.
3rd Science 12 Views 61 Downloads
The Basics:Life Science
Learners explore concepts in life science using segments drawn from Discovery Channel. In this life science lesson, students participate in discussions about the food chain. Learners create a poster to illustrate a predator and prey relationship of the Serengeti.
6th - 8th Science 18 Views 101 Downloads
Science Working in Business and Industry
Students examine the science applications found in business and industry. In this research lesson, students obtain annual reports from major businesses or industries to compare and contrast the science applications found in these companies.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 7 Downloads
Vocabulary 1a: Life Science: Living Things
Life science vocabulary comes alive through repeated exposure. With the instructor, words are defined and posted in the classroom. Learners repeat the definitions in their own words and review them often. Extension ideas and links are provided.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 12 Views 68 Downloads
Introduction to Science
Seventh graders investigate scientific methods to solve problems. They demonstrate creating data tables and graphs. They study the role of a scientist and the importance of safety in a science lab. They distinguish between an observation and an inference.
7th Science 7 Views 41 Downloads
Science and the Scientific Process
Students investigate the characteristics of different soil samples. In this physical science lesson, students play the role of forensics solving a crime by matching soil from the suspect's shoes. They formulate a conclusion after testing and defend their result.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 54 Downloads
How Science Works: Fossil Record - Televised Debate
Students compare the three theories used tp interpret fossil records. In this earth science lesson, students create a production of a televised debate. They collaborate with group members to generate relevant questions about the topic.
10th - 11th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Become the Meteorologist
Seventh graders analyze the data from Hurricane Tracking maps. In this earth science lesson, 7th graders plot data points on their maps and predict where the storm will most likely hit. They compare their prediction with the actual storm location.
7th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
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 3 Views 1 Download