Conducting an Organic Matter Test
Students determine the viability of an aggregate based on the amount of organic matter present. Using sand and dirt, the students discover the different areas where organic matter can be present.
10th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Teacher's Guide to Science Projects
Do you find the idea of having a science fair with all of your students intimidating? Use a guide that provides everything you need to know to make project-based learning manageable. The resource includes options for four different types...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Direct-to-consumer Genetic Testing
If you knew that you were likely to develop Alzheimer's disease in your future, how would it affect your life in the meantime? This and other similar thought-provoking questions are discussed in a lesson plan about the availability of...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Investigating Reproductive Strategies
Pass on to your class knowledge about different aspects of reproduction with this simple life science lesson plan. From amoebas to grizzly bears, young scientists read about a variety of organisms as they investigate the advantages and...
7th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Genetic Testing: Road Map or Crystal Ball?
After looking at the many aspects of the issues behind genetic testing, students are exposed to the pros and cons and must take a stand by writing a position paper. They will view the "Who Gets to Know?" video and/or reading case studies...
9th - 12th Science
What Does the Pancreas Do?
We are all born with one, but how many people actually know what the pancreas does? Follow along with a short video as it examines the important role this often-overlooked organ plays in digesting food and maintaining healthy blood-sugar...
3 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable