Science Lab Teacher Resources

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Build Your Dream Science Lab

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Would your ideal science lab be filled with bubbling beakers and zapping Tesla coils? Or would it contain state-of-the-art computer technology and data analysis? Dream big with an innovative lesson that connects math and language arts...
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Science Lab Safety Rules

For Students 8th
Performing experiments in the lab is an excellent way to apply your scientific knowledge, but only if you know how to keep safe in the lab. Remind your learners about lab safety with a short list of rules, first aid tips, and a quiz...
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Safe Science Lab Safety Awareness

For Students 8th - 12th
Prepare young scientists for the ins and outs of lab safety with a thorough list of symbols, icons, and rules about staying safe during experiments. Additionally, the resource provides several assessment pages for kids to reflect on what...
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Weathering and Erosion Science Lab Activity

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Weathering and erosion labs have never been sweeter! Construct three different experiments to observe the affects that water, ice, and crumbs have on a frosted graham cracker and identify the changing process each test represents.
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Safety in the Science lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers work in groups to write and produce a video on laboratory safety. They use video equipment correctly and effectively work in groups. They develop basic acting skills with the help of peers and drama teacher.
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Mad Science Lab

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate the difference between a physical and chemical change. They collect data and categorize it into one of two categories. The data is considered a change that is chemical or physical.
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The Importance of Making Labs a Priority

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The benefits of inquiry-based exploration can be attained in any classroom.
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Pumpkin Science

For Teachers 4th
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...
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Enzymes Help Us Digest Food ~ Introduction to Sugars and Enzymes

For Students 9th - 12th
After an explanatory introduction to sugars and enzyme activity, biochemists discover whether lactase is needed to digest lactose, sucrose, and milk as a whole. High school science lab skills are required for these investigations.
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Solar Kit Lesson #3 Parts of a Solar Panel - Part I

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A solar cell is similar to a rechargeable battery in many ways. Science lab groups connect each in a series circuit to run a mini motor and then compare and contrast them by answering questions and completing a Venn diagram. This is an...
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Introductory Science Lab Lesson

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students participate in an introductory scientific process lesson. In this scientific process lesson, students watch a teacher demonstration of how water bubbles when dropped on a penny. They use a data collection sheet as they count the...
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Mad Science Lab: Original Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct a number of simple experiments, collect and categorize the results as either chemical or physical change. The lesson uses connections to folklore, science fiction and comic books to assist each student as they make...
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CSI, Second Grade Style

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders conduct a classroom investigation. In this investigative lesson, 2nd graders spend their time observing, measuring, and collecting data. They simulate a forensic science lab by conducting a fingerprint, scent, footprint,...
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Lesson 2, Student and Teacher Behaviors in Science

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore ethics. In this science ethics lesson, students examine science lab classroom ethics as they consider various scenarios that encourage authentic student discussion and the formulation of guidelines and principles.
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Ethics in the Science Laboratory

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider the role of ethics in science lab procedures. In this ethics lesson, students explore a scenario that requires them to record their reactions to the case and the conduct of students in the case who alter laboratory data.
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Investigation Safety

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders observe a demonstration, practice the use of different science equipment and create a safety rubric for classroom use. The lesson identifies potential hazards or precautions that are critical to providing for a safe...
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Honesty and Ethics in the Science Lab

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners complete a variety of lab and discussion activities as they are introduced to ethics and honest lab practices. They perform various biology, chemistry, or physics labs which test their ethical lab practices.
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Berries...With a Side of DNA?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Sometimes science lab can be ... delicious! Middle school science scholars extract DNA from strawberries and other fruits in an engaging lab activity. The teacher's guide includes pacing, materials list, and worksheets with answer keys.
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Safety in the Science Classroom, Laboratory, and Field Sites

For Students 6th - 12th
The best learning environment is a safe learning environment. Remind young scientists about safety rules and regulations in the science lab, the classroom, and the field.
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DNA Detectives

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In order to understand DNA fingerprinting, advanced biology aces divise a crime scenario and analyze three different samples of lambda DNA. This creative lesson plan provides practice with micropipettes, electrophoresis boxes, and other...
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Safety in the Science Classroom

For Students 6th - 12th
Lab safety, it's no accident! Here is a presentation covering all of the science lab safety rules for classrooms of any kind. It is excellent to use as a safety refresher with all middle and high school classes. It includes comics and...
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The Energy Efficiency of Heating Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can a small change in laboratory procedures save energy? Scholars test three different methods for heating water in a science lab. Then, they calculate the energy efficiency for each and compare them to determine which uses the least...
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The Shape of Things

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Here is an interesting science lesson/activity which has learners working in groups in order to simulate experiments done at the Jefferson Science Lab. In this one, groups use a pie tin, a Hula Hoops, a marble, and a magic marker to...
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Women in Science DIY Kit

For Students 5th - 12th
A card game sheds light on famous women in science. Pairs or small groups collect and exchange color-coded cards. Four cards of the same color make a science lab. The first player to create three labs wins the game! Each card features a...