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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New Review Drawing Diatoms like Ernst Haeckel
Why do scientists rely on drawings rather than just photographs of their research studies? The lesson plan introduces drawings of microscopic organisms and the importance of accuracy. Young artists draw organisms and learn why focus and...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Can Math Explain How Animals Get Their Patterns?
Most people think of a mathematical pattern as a series of numbers. A video discusses how math might explain the patterns of spots, stripes, and other shapes found on animals. It begins with the observation of various patterns, then...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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