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Students research a scientist by using a database. They discover the differences between a website and a database. They take notes, cite their sources and gather informatoin about their scientist.
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What Kind of "Person" Would Become a Scientist?
"Scientist Stereotypes" could be another name for this lesson plan! Begin by drawing from middle schoolers' preconceived notions and media portrayal of scientists, and then explain that anyone can be a scientist. Even though there is an...
7th - 8th Science
The Most Groundbreaking Scientist You've Never Heard Of
When presenting the history of science to your class, include this scientist who is rarely mentioned, yet he made tremendous contributions. Nicolas Steno invented stratigraphy, compared the anatomy of various animals, broke ground for...
5 mins 8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Is Telekinesis Real?
What a fascinating framework for learning about the scientific method! Learners discover the processes of scientists who have investigated telekinesis in the past, and discuss the need for proper lab conditions, experiment objectives,...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable