Common Core Aligned Resources for RST.6-8.3
Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.
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Electroplating: When Is a Penny Worth Less Than One Cent?
7th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Did you know that pennies were the very first coins minted in the United States? A demonstration starts the lesson proving the different material composition of pennies from different years. Then scholars complete an experiment to...
Winter Advisory: The Effect of Salt on the Freezing Point of Water
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Why do we salt roads when they have ice on them? Middle school physical scientists experiment to find out that salt lowers the freezing point of water. This classic lab experiment has a practical application and is also designed to meet...
Forensic Scientists: Identifying Unknown Substances
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
While some forensic tests can be completed in an hour, many take months to run. The activity starts with a discussion of forensics at crime scenes and the various specializations that it encompasses. Then scholars complete an experiment...
Biomanufacturing: An Inquiry Lesson in Growing Cells
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Biomanufacturing and genetic engineering are very common practices around the world, but what exactly does it entail? Young geneticists find out through a series of labs, a discussion, and an in-class presentation to report their...