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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Science Can Answer Moral Questions
24 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can questions of morality, good and evil, right and wrong, and/or what is worth living and dying for...be answered by science? Author Sam Harris presents a strong case for the need for a universal conception of human values. He argues...
Teacher's Guide to Science Projects
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Do you find the idea of having a science fair with all of your students intimidating? Use a guide that provides everything you need to know to make project-based learning manageable. The resource includes options for four different types...
The Science of Macaroni Salad: What's in a Mixture?
4 mins 4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Mix things up in your physical science class by introducing mixtures. The three types are defined: suspension, colloid, and solution. It all depends on the size and type of the involved particles. With attractive animation and an...
The Science of Static Electricity
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Add some spark to your physical science instruction with this short video on static electricity. Taking a look at the fundamental structure of atoms, this fun film explains how rubbing objects together can cause electrons to move from...
Kennewick Man: Science and Sacred Rights
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"Have respect for the dead!" Scholars investigate how science and religion often clash. As they look into the laws of science and the laws of religion, the legal ramifications at the federal level of both play into an argument they...
Discovery Streaming Video: “Life Science: Bacteria”
7th - 12th
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...
Teaching Controversial Science Issues Through Law Related Education
6th - 12th
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...
Discovering Life Below the Sea Floor: An Introduction to How Science Works and the Science Flowchart
6th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What is science and does it always look like the scientific method? The lesson follows a scientist as she conducts research to determine if she is doing science. It highlights the importance of creativity, invention, and collaboration...
Forensic Science: Case of the Missing Diamond Maker
5th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Someone stole a diamond-making machine. Who done it? Scholars use forensic science at six different stations to determine the culprit. They analyze fingerprints, use their senses, and complete chemistry experiments to determine the...