Students examine the structure and functions of an animal or plant cell. They view an online video about cells, conduct Internet research on the Brain Pop website, and create an informational brochure about cell structure and functions.
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Solar Car Races: Build and retrofit for speed
If you have solar car kits for your junior high schoolers, they can experiment with photovoltaic cell angle, light intensity, and aerodynamic design to discover what makes their car move more quickly. This is a classic activity to use...
6th - 9th Science
Genome: A Tour and Genetic Disorder Brochure
Students use the Internet to gather information about genetics, then research a genetic disorder. For this biology lesson, students listen to an interview with a geneticist, watch an animation of "chromosome coiling", then research and...
6th - 12th Science