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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Cool and Not-So-Cool Materials
Why do some materials feel cool to the touch, but not others? Learn about thermal conductors and thermal insulators with a fun science experiment. First, kids read the results of an experiment with spoons and hot water. They then try their own experiment with ice cubes wrapped in different materials.
3rd - 4th Science 14 Views 16 Downloads
Science Learning Summary Guide
Apply reading standards to your science curriculum by asking pupils to complete this guide. Individuals note down important vocabulary as well as two ideas they learned and two supporting facts for each idea. They then take this information and use it to build a summary about the topic.
3rd - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Surprising Science of Happiness
Take a close look at the ways humans work to achieve and increase happiness. Cognitive researcher Nancy Etcoff offers a wide range of statistics and findings on the science behind happiness, including cultural dispositions, biological processes in the brain, and what areas have frequently been chosen as the focus for psychological studies on the pursuit of happiness.
14 mins 9th - 12th Science 9 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Types of Chemical Reactions
Chemistry hopefuls experience four different types of chemical reactions: single displacement, double displacement, synthesis, and decomposition. They will apply identification tests to the products as well. While this is absolutely a comprehensive chemistry lab, it is also designed to address the Common Core initiative for science literacy.
9th - 12th Science 85 Views 79 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Kinesthetic Astronomy: Birthday Stars
Space explorers take a virtual trip around the sun right within your classroom! They stand in a circle facing away from the "sun" (a lamp) in the center of the room. As they move according to your instructions, they view different constellations that you have posted around the room.
3rd - 8th Science 38 Views 24 Downloads
Solid or Liquid? Non-Newtonian Fluid
In this fascinating episode, Mr. Spangler uses cornstarch and water to create a solution known as "non-Newtonian" solution, meaning that the solution doesn't behave in the way that Newton's laws would expect it to. This is one of the better experiments that he has presented in his episodes in that it's very easy to do and the results will get your kids talking excitedly about science.
4 mins 4th - 9th Science 11 Views 4 Downloads
AP environmental science or college-level ecology classes will glean a tremendous amount of information on nutrient cycles from this detailed PowerPoint. It covers nutrient requirements, biogeochemcial cycles, decomposition rates, and plant adaptations when nutrient conditions are low.
11th - Higher Ed Science 25 Views 74 Downloads
3rd Grade Science Review Jeopardy Game
Here is an outstanding Jeopardy-style game which serves as a prep for a 3rd grade end of the year standardized test. This is a brilliant way to get learners ready for the test, as the questions are in a similar format to the test itself. Categories are scientific investigation, life processes and living systems, earth/space science, and force, motion, energy, and matter.
3rd Science 5 Views 5 Downloads
Branches of Earth Science
Connect earth science to science occupations and real-life events with this worksheet and activity. After listing the 4 branches of earth science, learners spend some time brainstorming two activities each type of earth scientist might perform.
5th - 10th Science 39 Views 222 Downloads
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 9 Views 27 Downloads
What is Forensic Science? Website and Worksheets
In this science website and worksheets, students read the definitions and applications of forensic science. They read about DNA, fingerprints, and handwriting analysis. They carry out an ink chromatography experiment and record the results.
5th - 6th Science 21 Views 64 Downloads
Physical Science Quiz
Test your class with this physical science quiz. This resource includes 7 questions about ionic and covalent compounds, bonding in metals, and oxidation states. Learners explain chemical processes, name compounds, write formulas for chemical compounds, balance equations, and more.
8th - 11th Science 24 Views 244 Downloads
Discovery Streaming Video: “Life Science: Bacteria”
If your class is watching the Discovery streaming video Life Science:Bacteria, Understanding: Bacteria, or just studying bacteria, this might be a useful resource for helping students to discover the deeper impact of bacteria on their world.
7th - 12th Science 35 Views 154 Downloads
Fourth graders examine pumpkins and use the scientific method to explore its contents. In this Pumpkin Science lesson, 4th graders measure pumpkins for circumference. Students dress as if they were in a lab and work in pairs to estimate,and predict and record information about the inside and outside of the pumpkin.
4th Science 11 Views 34 Downloads
Apples: Family and Consumer Science
Learning to cook and making good food choices are extremely important life skills. Seventh graders explore food science in relation to health and nutrition, by conducting several experiments on apples. Websites, movies, and instructional resources are included as web links.
7th Health 19 Views 13 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 11 Views 30 Downloads