A Focus on Scopes
In this science worksheet, students identify the parts, function, and care of a compound microscope. Then they create drawings of their created slides and give them each a name.
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The Power of One - Math in a Different Angle
In this 2-day lesson focused on exponents, middle schoolers will cross the curriculum by engaging in science, history and language arts activities. Exponential growth will be explored using grains of rice on a chess board. Exponential...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Worksheet on Redundancy Worksheet
As your writers become more comfortable with writing, they'll probably end up having a few redundant sentences. Before attacking paragraphs for redundancies, give them this worksheet, focusing on repetitive words in sentences. There are...
6th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Day in the Life of an Ocean Explorer
What's life like aboard an ocean exploration vessel? Junior oceanographers examine the important role of communication in ocean research in lesson two of a five-part series from NOAA. The materials introduce the class to life on board...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Using Informational Text Features and Learning Freaky Frog Vocabulary
What kind of text features help children build a strong vocabulary? According to this activity, headers, pictures, and the glossary will accomplish this task. The class uses text features such as headers to unpack new vocabulary words....
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Drawing Diatoms like Ernst Haeckel
Why do scientists rely on drawings rather than just photographs of their research studies? The lesson plan introduces drawings of microscopic organisms and the importance of accuracy. Young artists draw organisms and learn why focus and...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Hospitality and Tourism 1: Safety and Sanitation
Math and science come alive in this career-related lesson on sanitation. Along the way, learners explore bacterial growth rates using exponential notation and graphs. A link to a very brief, but vivid video shows just how quickly these...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
"Blackbeard's Ghost" Differentiated Lesson Plan
Develop a better understanding of "Blackbeard's Ghost" with this differentiated lesson. Working in groups on a creative project, middle schoolers can reinforce their reading comprehension and literary analysis skills. Use this lesson to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts