Common Core Aligned Resources for RST.6-8.7
Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table).
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A Whole New World: The Search for Water
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewScholars find Earth won't support humans much longer and need to identify a planet with water to inhabit. They test four unknown samples and determine which is the closest to water. Then they explain and defend their results.
Journey Through the Spheres of the Earth
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewEach of the Earth's spheres interacts with the other spheres in predictable ways. Young scientists explore these interactions through a hands-on activity, graphing, and watching a video. They summarize their knowledge in a video or...
How Does Your Garden Grow?
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewSeventy thousand different types of soil exist in the United States alone. Young scientists learn about the importance of soil to the food supply. They test soil for a variety of factors and determine the best place to set up a community...
An Investigative Look at Florida's Sinkholes
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewIn May of 1981, the Winter Park Sinkhole in Florida first appeared and is now referred to as Lake Rose. Scholars learn about the causes of sinkholes through an inquiry project. Then, they analyze recent data and draw conclusions to...
Color Vision Genetics Evolution Simulation
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
At one point, all mammals carried only two color receptors, but now most humans carry three. An informative presentation and hands-on activity demonstrate how this evolved through genetics. By participating in the activity, pupils...
Prescription Pain Medication: What You Need to Know
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The national epidemic of opioid addiction is making its way into high school populations. Educate the students in your class about the ways prescription opioids can both block pain and deliver large amounts of dopamine that make it very...
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...