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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Pique interest in water pressure, demonstrate buoyancy, and explore water displacement concepts with a homemade Cartesian diver. You may want to change the name of the toy, however, as is is not documented the Rene Descartes actually designed it!
6th - 8th Science 6 Views 3 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 lesson. 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 activity.
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
Crawl into the world of the darkling beetle with this scientific investigation. Watch as the insects move through the larval, pupal, and adult stages of life, recording observations along the way. Discuss the necessities of life as young scientists care for the critters over the course of the experiment.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 21 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Path of Least Resistance
Your class won't be able to resist this lesson on the path of least resistance, or rather, on conductors and insulators. Using two types of modeling dough, one that conducts and one that insulates, young electrical engineers construct circuits in order to become more acquainted with these properties.
4th - 12th Science 49 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Let It Snow! Let It Melt!
Winter weather offers a great opportunity to teach young scientists about the states of matter. This activity-based lesson includes a range of learning experiences, from experimenting with the rate at which ice melts to singing a song about the science of snow, which will have the whole class engaged in learning about the melting and freezing of water.
Pre-K - 2nd Science 20 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Glaciers and Water
Explore the amazing power of glaciers with a hands-on earth science experiment! After first learning basic background information, learners go on to create their very own chunks of frozen water and gravel in order to observe first-hand the ability of ice to carve and shape the earth.
4th - 8th Science 9 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Land of the Midnight Sun
From days of 24 hour sunlight, to endless nights that last for days, the Arctic is a very unique place to live. Examine the seasonal changes that occur in the northern-most reaches of the globe and the impact they have on the plants and animals living there.
3rd - 6th Science 19 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Many hands make light work when it comes to mass production. Explore the purpose and necessary coordination for assembly lines as your class becomes a factory that is producing the hottest new toy, the Color Brick. During the first activity, each person makes their own Color Brick, then they work together in an assembly line, each specializing in a particular part of producing the toy.
4th - 12th Technology & Engineering 20 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Galápagos Islands are an amazing place of isolated adaptation, colonized by an interesting mix of plants and animals. The class plays a game to help them understand how these organisms came to live on the island through a combination of their physical characteristics and chance events.
3rd - 5th Science 10 Views 7 Downloads
Introduce ecology classes to biodiversity and interdependence in ecosystems with a PowerPoint presentation. Then, they get up-close and personal with the invertebrate world by collecting insects, classifying them, and graphing their data. Links to the slide show, instructions for insect sampling, and dichotomous keys for identification are all provided for your convenience.
6th - 12th Science 25 Views 12 Downloads