Common Core Aligned Resources for RST.6-8.1
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts.
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Changes Over Time — Microfossils in Blake’s Nose
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Scientists study sediment cores to understand climate and life throughout the history of the Earth. An interactive lesson has scholars access research data in order to better understand to which time periods specific micro-fossils...
"The Real McCoy:" African American Inventors in History
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Class members research African American inventors, the challenges they faced in their attempts to patent their works, and the importance of their inventions to the development of technology. After a brief introduction to inventors Elijah...
Teacher's Guide to Science Projects
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Do you find the idea of having a science fair with all of your students intimidating? Use a guide that provides everything you need to know to make project-based learning manageable. The resource includes options for four different types...
Inside the Minds of Animals
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is it instinct and intelligence that divide animals from humans? What are they really thinking, and how do we define that? Check out this great video that discusses everything from Descartes' thoughts on the topic and Darwinian evolution...