Inquiring About Lenses
In this inquiring about lenses worksheet, students explore how contact lenses are thicker in the middle and thinner on the edge and analyze how a contact lens can focus on an image from a light source. Students create a contact lens.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads
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
Bill Nye The Science Guy on Light, Bending & Bouncing
Beam me up, Bill! Explore how beams of light behave when they strike flat and curved surfaces. Bill bends light using a nifty contraption that streams three beams through a straight and a curved piece of plastic. He also defines and...
2 mins 6th - 10th Science
Poison vs. Venom: What's the Difference?
Did you know that poison and venom are not the same? Both are toxic, but poison must be inhaled, ingested, or absorbed, while venom must be injected into a wound. The narrator explains that some toxic compounds may be used for good, as...
4 mins 4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable