Students compare the land cover and temperatures in different microclimates to begin to explain why organisms live where they do. While exploring microclimates, students record temperature readings and detailed observations.
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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
Microclimate in the Schoolyard
Middle schoolers examine the microclimate-climatic conditions in a relatively small area-in their schoolyard, and compare these conditions to those of prairie communities. They determine how their ecosystem compares with and differs from...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History