Find the Phony: Critical Internet Research Skills
Students use handheld computers to investigate a series of websites on a topic that they are currently studying. They critique the websites to determine if the information contained is accurate and if the site is helpful for research purposes.
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Teacher's Guide to Science Projects
Do you find the idea of having a science fair with all of your learners 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
Find the Most Spectacular Volcanoes in the World!
Heat things up in your earth science class with this collaborative lesson on volcanoes. After first being introduced to the different types of volcanoes and how they are formed, young geologists work in small groups to research the...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Genetics: Our Past, Present, and Future
What did the DNA ligase say when it was confused? I don't under-strand! Young geneticists complete DNA extraction, virtual labs, a case study, and more as they learn about dominant and recessive genes in a unit that includes seven...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Ornithology and Real World Science
Double click that mouse because you just found an amazing instructional activity! This cross-curricular Ornithology instructional activity incorporates literature, writing, reading informational text, data collection, scientific inquiry,...
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Animal Research: A Multimedia Approach
Explore the animal kingdom from the safety your classroom. Intended to build on previous learning about ecosystems, this activity involves students working in pairs to research their favorite animal and present their findings to the...
3rd - 6th Science CCSS: Designed