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Climate Change as a Scientific TheoryLesson Planet
8th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Get your class thinking about climate change as a scientific theory. Guided by a handout, emerging earth scientists read articles and take notes about glaciers and sea ice. To conclude, they write an evaluation of the evidence for...
Investigating Snails - An Introduction to the Scientific MethodLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Here is a chance for emerging scientists to practice newly gained skills in scientific inquiry. They carry out the steps of the scientific method to determine what substances a snail is attracted to. Everything that you need for this...
Estimating Length Using Scientific NotationLesson Planet
8th CCSS: Designed
Would you rather have a million dollars or 1 x 10^6 dollars? To find the answer to this question, class members first complete an assessment task converting numbers between decimal notation and scientific notation. They then take part in...
Let's Investigate MarsLesson Planet
3rd - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
Take your science class on a hypothetical field trip to Mars with an engaging astronomy lesson. After first learning about NASA's Mars rover missions, young scientists plan their own scientific investigations of Earth's nearest neighbor.
Resisting Scientific MisinformationLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How do scholars determine if a scientific claim is true? Learners investigate scientific misinformation by watching video clips and reading false advertising claims. They engage in discussion in both class and small group settings to...
Introduction to Scientific InvestigationLesson Planet
3rd - 4th
What is a scientific investigation? What are the various parts of an experiment? This worksheet provides a basic review of most key terms: scientific method, manipulated variable, responding variable, hypothesis, controlled variable,...
Multiplying and Dividing in Scientific Notation - Grade 8Lesson Planet
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Here is really nice set of resources on scientific notation. Eighth and ninth graders explore the concept of multiplying and dividing in scientific notation. In this multiplying and dividing numbers in scientific notation activity,...
AP Physics 1 and 2 Inquiry-Based Lab InvestigationsLesson Planet
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Have you ever wondered what type of AP Physics investigations The College Board wants? This is the guide for you! Sixteen labs covering both Physics I and II will get you started and inspire you to meet the requirement of 25 percent of...
Study Jams! Investigations to Collect DataLesson Planet
5th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Print out the lyrics or show the karaoke video to get your scientists singing about the scientific process! Participants will warble about observations and measurements, data and physical properties. Consider sharing this resource after...
The Effects of Colloidal Silver on Microbial Growth: Investigating Snake Oil ScienceLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Can your classes solve the problem of the smelly sweat sock? Young scientists complete a lab investigation that begins by using electrochemistry to generate colloidal silver. They use their solutions to test the rate of microbial growth...
'Hunger Games' Science: Investigating Genetically Engineered OrganismsLesson Planet
7th - 12th
In The Hunger Games novel and movie, a futuristic, dystopian society is the setting. In it, a genetically engineered bird escapes control of the government. Using this as a starting point, teenagers examine the realistic possibility of...
Scientific ReportsLesson Planet
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
IMRAD isn't text-speak for I'm cool. It's actually the format for scientific reports. As part of a larger series on specific writing assignments, an informative handout explains the nuts and bolts of writing a lab report. First, however,...
Bruchid Investigations: Bruchid Development InvestigationsLesson Planet
7th - 12th
While this lesson is based on the Bruchid beetle, the focus is on conducting a scientific investigation. Ecology explorers vary the temperature or the type of leaf that Bruchid eggs are laid on and test for effects on the development...