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Song: I Wonder

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Ernie sings a song about asking questions. He wonders why bees buzz, why a bunny hops, and what makes popcorn pop. Before a science lesson, this presentation could get children thinking about how scientists come up with ideas for...
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The Structure of DNA

For Students 8th - 11th
In this structure of DNA worksheet, students answer several short answer questions applying knowledge about the structure of DNA. Students also match the description to the correct terms.
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Experimenting with Magnets

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete four different experiments in classroom stations to investigate how magnets attract and repel.
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Designing Experiments - Overview

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the concepts that enable them to design and conduct sound scientific experiments. They critique a faulty experiment and become familiar with some of the criteria of a good experiment. They conduct their own experiment.
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Making Variables More Concrete

For Teachers 8th - 10th
When teaching about the different types of variables, practice is the key.
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Understanding Variables

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science activity, students examine the topic in order to solidify knowledge covered in the curriculum using puzzles and creative games.
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Solar Hot Box or Cooker

For Teachers 5th - 6th
  Students brainstorm about solar energy then construct a solar cooker to test the maximum temperature that materials can reach. In this solar energy instructional activity, students experiment and record temperature of water in their...
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Pastry Prey and Countershading Camouflage

For Students 6th - 9th
In this prey worksheet, students read and follow the directions to perform an experiment about countershaded prey and respond to 12 questions by completing the experiment chart.
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Mystery Powers - Demonstration Lesson

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students learn scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment through observation of experiments.
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I Don't Believe My Eyes!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students develop their understanding of the effects of invisible air pollutants. In this invisible air lesson, students complete experiments with a rubber band air test, a bean plant experiment and by exploring engineering roles related...
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Boiling and Freezing Points of Water

For Teachers 6th
Challenge your sixth graders with this lesson plan about the freezing and boiling points of water. In these activities learners graph temperature data, read and analyze information, and identify the freezing and boiling points of water...
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Inventions to Solve Problems

For Teachers 5th
Challenge your class with this instructional activity on simple machines. Using a dowel rod, learners explore the invention process. They figure out original ideas for use of the dowel rod, come up with their own invention, and think...
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Energy Transfer: The Flow of Heat

For Teachers 6th
Have your class experiment with heat flow through materials. Learners conduct a heat flow experiment and chart their results. The lesson comes with all of the directions, templates, and other necessary materials.
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The Way to Happy ACT Land

For Teachers 11th
This is a very useful Powerpoint that has slides to assist in the processes of the ACT college entrance exam preparation. The understanding behind the types of questions presented, and the techniques to help with the best opportunities...
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Science and Measurement

For Teachers 7th - 10th
A great start to activate thinking about the scientific method, instruments, measurements, accuracy, constants and laws. Each slide describes important procedures and examples essential for the study of science.
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A Water Cycle Chamber

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders are shown the water cycle by watching a demonstration by their teacher. In groups, they are given one two-liter bottle with a starter hole and follow instructions to complete the set up. They place ice cubes into the...
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Push and Pull Magnets

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders pull a paper clip sitting on paper with a magnet beneath the paper. They experiment to see what happens if they substitute the paper with thicker paper and other materials (plywood, glass, foil, etc.)
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Ghost Crystals - Light & Water

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Woo, ghost crystals, just in time for Halloween! Young scientists experiment with light and water as they make and observe ghost crystals. The lesson does not include the process for making the crystals, but provides a web link where a...
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Friction: Friend or Foe?

For Teachers 4th
Using a hands-on approach, learners explore the effect of friction on objects. Learners use toy cars, shoes, wood, metal, and more to experiment with the causes and effects of friction. Afterwards, they conduct experiments in which they...
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Distance over Time

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students analyze velocity and how it is determined. They experiment with velocity in order to measure and calculate the magnitude of speed. They use examples in their novel "Skateboard Renegade" to relate velocity to real life situations.
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Mirrors and How They Reflect

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students experiment with mirrors. In this Mirrors and How They reflect lesson, students read how mirrors reflect light. Then students perform over ten experiments and record their conclusions about mirrors and reflection. Students create...
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Chemical Changes

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate chemical changes and reactions and will identify four characteristics that indicate a chemical change. In this chemical change lesson plan, 2nd graders perform experiments that promote chemical changes. They...
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Observing The Influence Of Acid Rain On Plant Growth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars observe one of the direct effects of acid water on plant growth. Students engage in an experiment which will take about 2 weeks. Young scholars will understand the effect that acid rain has on plant growth.
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Flight Dreams - Flight Factors

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students investigate the physics of flight by experimenting in class.  In this history of flight lesson, students define terms such as gravity, lift, and drag in order to better understand how a plane is able to stay in the air....