Student scientists investigate triangle structures. For this building lesson plan, students explore how to design triangle braces in the construction of structures in order to build a stronger base.
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Kites: Patang - The Indian Fighter Kite
Students investigate the history of fighter kites and build their own. In this aeronautics lesson, students discover how other countries utilize fighter kites and where they originated. Students create their own fighter kites in class...
5th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Beautiful Brain: Do You See What I See?
Can art play tricks on your eyes, and can a still painting really appear to vibrate? The second lesson plan in a four-part series discusses the way our beautiful brains translate visual images. It highlights the style of optical art and...
5th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Middle School Sampler: Science
Focus on inquiry-based learning in your science class with a series of activities designed for middle schoolers. A helpful packet samples four different texts, which include activities about predator-prey relationships, Earth's axis and...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Wild Moving Lizard Sculpture
Lizards are amazing! After a lesson on reptiles, take a look at this set of instructions. You'll be able to guide your class in making a paper lizard sculpture that moves. This idea also includes variations on the paper technique used...
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Sizzling Snowflake Crystal
Students investigate the concept of a snowflake and how they are formed in nature. They conduct research in order to find images as models for an art project. Students create a snowflake with Crayola Markers and scissors to cut the shape.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts