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Defining Gravity Video
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Phonics Song 2 (new version) Video
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Cells - Overview & Introduction Video
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Moon Munchies: Human Exploration Project and Engineering Design Challenge

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
NASA and the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association, or ITEEA, present young scientists with a challenge: design and build lunar plant growth chambers so that astronauts can grow edible plants on the moon. Class...
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The Science of the Sun

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
There's more to that glowing ball of light in sky than most children realize. From the overall structure of the solar system, to the changing of the seasons, these hands-on lessons open the eyes of young scientists to the important role...
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Adopt-A-Plant

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Note the way that plants change during the season by adopting a plant on your school campus. After your class chooses their plant, they research the plant's needs, how it differs from other plants, find ways to support their plant's...
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Next Generation Science Standards

For Students K - 12th Standards
Are you having trouble deciphering the Next Generation Science Standards on the website, or just trying to find the standards for your grade in a quick-and-easy format? If so, here is a free and easy-to-navigate app made with you in mind.
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Watering Your Plants

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Make sure plants have water to drink regularly. Learners investigate the parts of a watering system for plants. They design and create a watering system for a lunar plant growth chamber before explaining why it is important to have water...
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My Little Seed House and Seed Book

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
After reading Eric Carle's The Tiny House, young gardeners build a seed house to plant several seeds and observe their growth. Findings are drawn in a mini seed book. Remaining seeds turn into paper and planted in a classroom garden or...
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LS2A - Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Everybody needs somebody... especially in nature! Show your young ecologists the finer points of NGSS standard LS2A, Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems, using the helpful ideas in the video. The narrator discusses the...
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Sun Safe Summer Activity Pack

For Students K - 5th Standards
Eight activities make up a packet all about sun safety. Scholars mix and match how animals stay sun safe, dress paper dolls in appropriate summer clothing, make a cootie catcher, solve word puzzles, grow sunflowers, examine pictures,...
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Grow Your Own Plants! - #sciencegoals

For Students K - 5th Standards
Do you want to grow your own plant? No worries, find out how to plant, feed, and tend to your flower in a video all about plant growth. You can even observe, measure, and draw your plant in a daily science notebook.
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The Color-Changing Celery Experiment!

For Students K - 5th Standards
Watch celery change from green to purple in a video that demonstrates how celery absorbs food coloring to change the color of the leaves. The resource has viewers thinking about the science behind types of water and photosynthesis.
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Trap Your Own Insects: What’s in Your Backyard?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Young entomologists construct three types of insect traps—pitfall, pollinator, and panel—before setting their traps out and observing what they caught. They then observe what types of insects the different traps attract.
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The Right Tool for the Job

For Students K - 5th Standards
Is a saw a tool? What about a thermometer? Discover the applications of various tools with a instructional activity that accompanies a matching card game. Learners search for tools from a stack of cards and circle its match on their...
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California Kelp Forest Restoration

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
This unit is so cool, you won't be able to "kelp" yourself! Intended for all grades, this science and activity guide for teachers offers a unique opportunity to understand kelp's role as a valuable ecological resource. Teachers and...
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Go to Sleep, Gecko

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
Use this multidisciplinary lesson to delve into these subjects: English language arts, math, science, drama, and character education. After reading, discussing, and making interpretations about Go To Sleep, Gecko!: A Balinese Folktale by...
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Classification with Seeds

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Young children put their curious minds to work while they lead an open inquiry science experiment. Using analytical and classification skills, learners sort seeds by colors, measurements, sizes, and any other traits they can discern.
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Spring Is Sprung: Water Movement in Plants

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Young scientists use food coloring and celery stalks to determine how water travels through plants. 
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Rain Forest Teaching Curriculum

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Take young naturalists on an exploration of the world's tropical rainforests with this extensive collection of lessons and activities. Whether its creating leaf and flower prints or investigating the absorption spectrum of chlorophyl,...
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Studying Grassland Ecosystems

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
At first glance, grassland ecosystems might seem dull and uninteresting, but once you start to explore it's amazing the things you'll find! Through this series of engaging lessons, activities, and experiments, elementary students examine...
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The Three Life-Giving Sisters: Plant Cultivation and Mohican Innovation

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Children gain first-hand experience with Native American agriculture while investigating the life cycle of plants with this engaging experiment. Focusing on what the natives called the Three Sisters - corn, beans, and squash - young...
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Growing Bean Plants

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Plant growth experiments offer rich, cross-curricular learning opportunities that can really excite and engage young learners. In this series, children work in pairs planting, measuring, and comparing the height of bean plants in order...
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Do Plants Need Light?

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Turn your classroom into a greenhouse with a lesson on plant growth. First, investigate the different parts of seeds, identifying the seed coat, cotyledon, and embryo. Then plant the seeds and watch them grow! Measure the new plants...
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Butterfly Life Cycle

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Focused little scientists will flitter their arms back and forth across the room with excitement as they learn the life cycle of a butterfly and how living things grow and change over time.
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Let's Do an Experiment!

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Exactly what do plants need to survive? Young scientists explore this question by taking three plants and placing them in different environments, monitoring their development over the course of two weeks with the help of this simple lab...