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Oceanographic Scientist

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Dive into this great video! An oceanographic scientist shares what she does as a scientist. She tells viewers what they can do to also prepare for a job in the ocean.
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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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Shout Science!

For Students 2nd - 7th Standards
A charming interactive comic book introduces readers to three lesser-known, yet pivotal, scientists from the Renaissance era. Their discoveries, which took place during the Scientific Revolution in Europe, are the basis for many of...
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How One Scientist Averted a National Health Crisis

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Between 1957 and 1962, thousands of infants born in Canada, Great Britain, and Germany had serious deformities due to thalidomide, a drug marketed to pregnant women as a mild sleeping aid and to relieve pregnancy nausea. However, the...
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The Woman Who Saved the U.S. Space Race (And Other Unsung Scientists)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Check out these Wonder Women! Introduce young scientists to some of the most amazing ladies the scientific community has seen. With stories from medicine, agriculture, and the Space Program, learners witness how women have played a...
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The Earth Scientist Project

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Pairs of learners choose an earth scientist from an extensive list. They collect information by researching online or in books about the childhood, education, and major contributions made by their chosen scientist. When they present...
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The Most Groundbreaking Scientist You've Never Heard Of

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Nicolas Steno invented stratigraphy, compared the anatomy of various animals, broke ground for geology and evolutionary theory—and yet he is not often mentioned in the history books. Learn more about the scientists who laid the...
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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 learners 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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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 activity. First, they will read a paragraph about androgynous fish, tagging, and data analysis. Then, your scientists must answer five...
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Think Like a Scientist

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewScholars watch a video and meet a scientist who is studying sharks as she explains her observations about the sharks and provides her hypothesis to explain their behavior. Learners then act like a scientist as they watch an aquarium...
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What is a Scientist? Classroom Poster

For Teachers K - 6th
Awaken the young scientist in your students with this classroom display. Complete with a variety of science-related verbs, this poster will help guide learners as they explore the world around them.
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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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Polar Scientists: Polar Science

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Research skills are extremely important and they can be linked to any subject. Get your class thinking about scientists that study the polar region, what they do, and how they get funded to continue their research. Each child uses a...
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Biologists! Scientists Who Love Life!

For Students K - 5th Standards
Life is everywhere in many different forms, and biology is the study of life. From marine biologists to plant biologists to microbiologists, there are many types of careers in the field of biology. Discover a living world of science with...
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Five Brilliant Scientists

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Five Brilliant Scientists. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have...
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An Analytical Chemist, a Biochemist, an Animal Scientist, and an Oncologist Walk into a Lab...No Joke

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Oncology presents multiple opportunities for research and the collaboration of many different types of scientists. Scholars divide into groups and research the history of mass spectrometry, polarity/non-polarity,...
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Early Scientists' Contributions

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Five scientists and their contributions to modern cell theory are listed, one person per slide.  It concludes by having viewers answer recap questions. This simple presentation can be used on the first day of your unit on cells to...
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George Washington Carver: Scientist, Inventor, and Teacher

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Using video clips along with primary and secondary documents, scholars analyze the life of George Washington Carver, one of America's best scientists and inventors. Class members then create music, posters, and skits about this amazing...
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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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Mathematicians and Scientists Treasure Hunt

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students match a fact with a mathematician or scientist using the Internet. They read about a mathematician or scientist that happens to be female or a person of color.
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Energy Pioneers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Which electricity pioneer made the largest contribution to where we are today? Pupils select a scientist or inventor to research and present to the class. From Celcius in 1701 to Ed Hammer in 1976, many scientists contributed to the...
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How Many Species Are There?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists discover over 15,000 new species each year. Despite studying life on our planet for all of human history, we still don't know how many species exist on Earth. An informative video from a biology playlist presents the dilemma,...
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Tools of the Environmental Scientist

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What tools do environmental scientists use? Learners gain insight into how researchers use the scientific method in environmental science, as well as how scientists' values affect environmental decision making. Using a PowerPoint, pupils...
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What Kind of "Person" Would Become a Scientist?

For Teachers 7th - 8th
"Scientist Stereotypes" could be another name for this lesson! Begin by drawing from middle schoolers' preconceived notions and media portrayal of scientists, and then explain that anyone can be a scientist. Even though there is an...

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