How Much Screen Time?
Conduct original research with a social survey about television viewing time. Sixth graders take notes about television viewing and then come up with at least three hypotheses to test with their surveys. The plan calls for collaboration...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Connecting Youth to Quality Health Information
Many teenagers don't have adequate access to health and nutrition information beyond a quick Internet search. Guide them into health advocacy and proficiency with a lesson focused on MedlinePlus as a reliable source for health...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Importance of Appropriate Food Handling in a Variety of Environments (Personal and Career)
Middle schoolers study food contamination to better understand the importance of proper food handling. First, they observe contaminated food and make observations on a food checklist. Then, they work in groups to devise a procedure for...
5th - 8th Health
Energy for Life (Energy from Food)
Energy comes in many forms, but how do living things get the energy they need to survive and thrive? In a simple, controlled experiment with yeast, water, and sugar, groups make observations about how yeast reacts with water alone, then...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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