Middle schoolers are introduced to the topic of archaeobotany. Using pictures of seeds, they identify them and the conditions in which they grow. They interpret archaeobotanical samples and a graph of seed frequency over time.
6th - 8th Math 3 Views 1 Download
The A:Shiwi (Zuni) People: A Study in Environment, Adaptation, and Agricultural Practices
Discover the connection of native peoples to their natural world, including cultural and agricultural practices, by studying the Zuni people of the American Southwest. This lesson includes examining a poster's photographs, reading...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Get the Picture - Severe Weather Graphs and Other Visual Representations
Whereas the lesson is an analysis of weather-related data, it can be used in any science class to teach how to review data, graphs, and visual models for pertinent information, and how sometimes these representations help to clarify...
5th - 9th Science
Relationships Between Quantities and Reasoning with Equations and Their Graphs
Graphing all kinds of situations in one and two variables is the focus of this detailed unit of daily lessons, teaching notes, and assessments. Learners start with piece-wise functions and work their way through setting up and solving...
6th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula
Where is a geneticist's favorite place to swim? A gene pool. Young geneticists complete hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world problem solving throughout the unit. With extra focus on dominant and recessive genes, Punnett...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Using Graphs, Words and Pictures to Describe Functions
Upper graders explore features that exemplify effective graphing. In this graphing lesson plan, learners create criteria for informative graph components. They gather and enter data, create a graph by hand or on the computer, and write...
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills
New Review See How They Run!: The 100 Meter Dash
Are you as fast as Usain Bolt? Class members time each other running the 100-meter dash, then analyze the data using different graphical representations. They then draw conclusions by comparing different sample sets and seeing how they...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed