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Eighth graders collect data on temperatures of the air above different surfaces. They draw conclusions between heat and air pollution.
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New Review Thermodynamics—Teacher Guide
I'm so cool! No, you're exothermic. This thermodynamics lab unit includes an introduction, teacher demonstrations, six labs that students rotate through each class day, homework assignments, application of knowledge, and assessments....
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Svalbard Islands and Our Community
The LeConte glacier, located in Alaska, has retreated 2.5 miles over the last 80 years. Through an inquiry-based activity, individuals analyze glaciers found throughout the world and their changes over time. They then measure a model of...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Sustainability and Extinction
Galapagos Penguins are the only penguins on earth that live north of the equator (in the wild). In this last lesson plan a discussion on how the Galapagos islands developed their populations and diversity sparks the introduction. Two...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Plate Tectonics-Geological features of Convergent Plate Boundaries
Recap divergent and convergent boundaries with a video on plate tectonics. After discussing the circumstances surrounding subduction at oceanic and continental plates versus subducton at two oceanic boundaries, the video explains the...
6 mins 8th Science
The Urban Heat Island Effect - Lesson 2 (Grades 8-9)
Pupils use the scientific process to show that when various surfaces are exposed to similar environmental conditions, surface temperatures may vary. They examine the "urban heat island" phenomenon and analyze why it increases energy...
8th - 9th Science