Chew on This
Students conduct an experiment utilizing the scientific method. They predict, measure, determine, analyze and graph the varying amounts of sugar in popular chewing gums. Students also view and discuss a video and take a quiz.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Using a cut-out template of a whirligig, emerging engineers experiment with flight behavior. After you teach them the concepts of force, air resistance, and lift, they discuss what variables on the whirligigs might be changed in order to...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Get Connected with Ohm's Law
Ideal for your electricity unit, especially with middle schoolers, this lesson gets engineers using multimeters in electrical circuits to explore the relationships among voltage, current, and resistance. Older learners may even plot data...
5th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
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
Scientific Method - An Organized Approach to Solving Problems
Walk your scientists through this organized presentation on the scientific method. Each step of the process is explained on its own slide using the example of the question, "Does temperature affect the rate of cricket chirps?"...
6th - 12th Science
The Scientific Search for the Loch Ness Monster
Students gain an understanding of the real world applications of the scientific method. They design their own experiments to prove or disprove the existence of other modern legends, and they design and carry out an experiment to test a...
5th - 12th Science