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Evolution Primer #2: Who Was Charles Darwin?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your young scientists to Charles Darwin, his observations, and how those observations became the basis of the theory of evolution. Use this clip to build an understanding of scientific observation, data collection, and the...
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Juggling Fact and Opinion in Today's Information Overload

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Teaching children to evaluate information is critical to differentiate between fact and opinion.
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Space: The Universe As We Know It!

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Young scholars simulate the Big Bang. In this lesson on the origin of our universe, students role play to show how the Big Bang explosion may have created our universe.
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Introduction to Presidential Power

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders describe the power of the President. In this Constitution lesson students reflect on the power given to the president of the United States by the wording in the Constitution. Students give their opinion.
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Scientific Method Study Guide

For Students 8th - 10th
In this scientific method worksheet, students answer questions about the various steps of the scientific method. They distinguish between the variables in an experiment and between a hypothesis and a theory.
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Working With Hypotheses

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, students examine the topic in order to solidify knowledge covered in the curriculum using puzzles and creative games.
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What Is the Nature of Science?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students distinguish between scientific and everyday meanings of key words-theory, hypothesis, law, fact-and use in context. They recognize the variables that affect observation, data collection, and interpretation. They discover the...
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Our Changing View of the Earth

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore the theory of Plate Tectonics. They participate in a simulation in which they re-enact the debate over Plate Tectonics vs. traditional beliefs of stationary continents that were widely accepted during the 1800's and...
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The Element of Color

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders study and analyze the elements of color by creating an personalized color wheel. Emphasis is placed on constructive criticism of student work by others for assessment. Students create short poems for their color wheel...
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Eric Carle Collage with Color Theory

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders analyze color theory and collage techniques through the creation of collages in the style of artist/author Eric Carle. Color experiments and may hands-on section allow this instructional activity to be very informative...
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GPS Sports Field Activity

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars practice using GPS receivers and explore how knowing the coordinates of two locations allows them to determine the distance between those two points. They use the theory that they already had knowledge of and apply it to...
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Theory, Theory, Who's got the theory?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students analyze 5 separate theories of evolution in order to help them explain the different meanings of theory, how human values influence science, and that the scientific view of the origin of life does not involve supernatural forces.
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Worksheet: Lamarck versus Darwin's Evolutionary Theory

For Students 9th - 12th
Compare and contrast the theories of two famous evolutionary biologists: Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Charles Darwin. Beginning biologists answer 11 questions after reading about the theories. Critical thinking as well as reading...
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Earth, the Universe, and Culture

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore different scientists throughout history.  In this scientists and culture lesson students research using the Internet and complete a handout. 
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Historical Development of a Scientific Idea

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine how scientist's contribute to atomic theory.  In this development of a scientific idea lesson students work in groups and research the development of the atomic model. 
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For The Birds

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders list the features of an ecosystem and identify local bird species.  In this bird lesson students work in groups to formulate a hypothesis and test their theory by collecting and analyzing data. 
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Factors Affecting Reaction Rate

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils study the collision theory and explain how the rate of a chemical reaction is influenced by the reaction conditions.  In this reactions lesson plan students divide into groups, discuss the factors that influence reaction rate and...
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Measuring

For Students 8th - 10th
In this measuring activity, students answer 10 questions about the scientific method, scientific law, hypotheses and data. They also answer 2 questions about biomes and wetlands.
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Thinking Like a Scientist

For Students 8th - 12th
In this scientific method worksheet, students fill in 10 blanks with terms related to the scientific method. Then they determine if 3 sentences are true or false and they match 6 terms with their definitions.
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Scientific Methods in Biology

For Students 7th - 12th
In this scientific methods worksheet, students will review the steps necessary in testing a hypothesis including the types of reasoning and variables involved. This worksheet has 6 terms in a crossword puzzle and 4 fill in the blank...
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Scientific Method

For Students 4th - 6th
In this science worksheet, students identify and locate each of the words to the right in the word search puzzle on the left. Then they list as many words as they can from the letters in scientific method.
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Stack #84200 Word Search

For Students 9th - 10th
For this science worksheet, students locate and identify various vocabulary terms related to earth science and biology. There are 12 words located in the puzzle to find.
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Pitch, Intonation, Harmonic Theory

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students listen to pitches and determine if they are in tune, flat or sharp. Using Aurelia computer software and playing as a band, students practice pitch theory, and play two-octave major scales. They practice and discuss how to tune...
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The Basics of Earth Science

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discuss and define the term "scientific theory." They work in small groups to draft an overview of one theory including details about the theory's evidence and significance.