A Scale Model of the Earth's Atmosphere
Middle schoolers create a scale model of the layers of the Earth's atmosphere on a long strip of adding machine tape. They use the model to compute the real distances, compare the measurements of each layer and answer questions on a worksheet.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 4 Downloads
Shake it up with Seismographs!
Shake things up in your STEM or earth science classroom when you have small groups construct their own seismographs. A reading assignment on the history of seismographs, the Richter scale, and current technology sets the stage for the...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Voyage of Discovery
Did you know that Pluto is smaller than the United States of America? It is difficult to conceptualize the size of planets and the distance between them, and the lesson addresses those exact issues. After a discussion, pupils create...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable