Learners experiment with different bacterias that they found and make predictions of their growth. In this investigative instructional activity students use petri dishes to grow their bacteria then summarize what has happened.
6th - 9th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Reduce Our Carbon Footprint, Let’s Compost!
Roll up your sleeves and get a little dirty with this elementary and middle school compost lesson plan. All you need is a large plastic container, a couple old newspapers, some organic waste, and a few hundred worms and you're ready...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Calculating Exponential Growth
There can be a steep learning curve when teaching about exponential growth, but the lesson helps kids make sense out of the concept. When talking about exponential growth of viruses, learners may not be very interested, but when you are...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Building Soil Nature's Way: Exploring decomposition and soil health
Students explore decomposition and soil health by creating their own garden. In this agriculture lesson, students build a "lasagna garden" with organic matter found in the area and plant perennials native to their region. Students are...
4th - 6th Science
New Review Microbiology: Bacteria in Our Environment
Did you hear the joke about bacteria? Never mind, I don't want to spread it around. The lesson begins with pupils making a representation of chromosomal material modeling the bacterial cell. Then, they use swabs to test for bacteria...