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History of the Atom

For Teachers 8th - 12th
This is a tremendous overview of the tiny atom. Journey through the history of human understanding of this basic building block of matter. Examine each of the sub-atomic particles in detail: neutrons, protons, electrons, quarks. Peruse...
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On the Trail of the Hudson's Migratory Fish

For Students 3rd - 5th
Ever wonder how scientists track fish underwater? Your class can learn how with this informative instructional activity. First, they will read a paragraph about androgynous fish, tagging, and data analysis. Then, your scientists must...
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Leading Scientist of the Scientific Revolution

For Students 6th - 8th
Quiz your class on how well they know the leading scientist of the scientific revolution. They answer seven multiple choice questions that require them to know each major contribution of each of the following scientists: Galileo, Newton,...
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The Geniacs-Biographies of Genetics Researchers

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students examine the lives and contributions of people who have worked in the fields of genetics and biotechnology. Students work in small groups and read a biography of a person associated with genetics. After filling out a comparison...
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How Scientists Work

For Teachers 4th - 6th
The arsenal of tools a scientist uses to observe the world are varied. This great presentation gives students a look at some of the strategies they should use when looking at the world around them. The information can be used as a...
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Quantum Mechanics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Mostly what you will find here is a history of quantum mechanics. Influential scientists are introduced (along with some of their recorded quotes), the progression of atomic models is reviewed, and finally experssions and equations are...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the periodic table. In this Chemistry lesson plan, students will review how Mendeleyev predicted the missing elements in the periodic table. The students will then be assigned one of the missing elements to research...
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Scientists and Their Work

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders study the work of scientists and the processes that they use.  In this scientific inquiry lesson students view a video and do their own scientific investigation. 
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Practicing Language through Advertisements

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Investigate the English language through a PowerPoint presentation on how humans use their muscles. High schoolers then take notes, draw, and discuss one muscle group. Intended to build strong writing skills through synthesis, analysis...
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For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore how math and science are used in various careers. They research individuals who have contributed to the specified career field. Students examine mathematicians and scientists who have made contributions in their career.
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Study of Gravity Scientists

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders research scientists that have made major contributions to the study of gravity and create a timeline of these scientists and events.
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This is Your Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle or high-school pupils choose a scientist to research. They collect biographical information and explore their contributions to scientific understanding. With all that they compile, they create a scrapbook of the scientists' life....
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Hippocratic Medical Rounds

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A very interesting way to model Hippocrates allows your clas to to compare world views and to illustrate how ideas have changed at key times throughout the history of science. This simulation has students role play patients and physicians.
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Earth Movers and Shakers

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students explore how the centuries-old invention of the lever led to today's applications in mobiles and crowbars. They watch a video on the lever, then utilize worksheets imbedded in this plan to guide their experiments.
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Inventing Inventions

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students identify how inventions can be used in different ways.  In this inventions lesson students brainstorm different uses as a group and fill out a worksheet.
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Niels Bohr

For Students 7th - 12th
For this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 51 multiple choice questions about Niels Bohr. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Albert Einstein

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about Albert Einstein. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Charles Darwin

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 45 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of Charles Darwin. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Johannes Kepler

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of Johannes Kepler. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Influential Scientists Vocabulary Multiple Choice Worksheet

For Students 4th - 6th
In this science vocabulary learning exercise, students read the names of science professionals. From three choices, students choose the correct definition for each word.
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Influential Scientists Vocabulary Quiz

For Students 5th - 6th
In this science vocabulary worksheet, students match the names of 19 science professionals with the definition. Example: Ichthyologist (studies fish).
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If I Could Be An Inventor, I Would Invent...

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners create an invention. In this scientific technology instructional activity, students discuss inventors and how their inventions helped others. Learners brainstorm ideas for inventions and their rationale behind it. In small...
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DNA Scientists

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students navigate through information about scientists who contributed to our understanding of DNA. In this interactive lesson plan, students gain historical understanding of scientists through a web-based timeline. They complete a...
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WS 2.2 Early Thoughts-Atoms

For Students 10th - 12th
In this early atomic thoughts worksheet, students describe early scientists theories and discoveries about the structure of the atom. They sketch diagrams of atomic models and define the early scientists' ideas.