Metals for Minting
Pupils study the Periodic Table to investigate basic properties of metals used to make coins. They discuss how historic events like the Civil War and Gold Rush had a direct impact on the trime.
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Studying Grassland Ecosystems
At first glance, grassland ecosystems might seem dull and uninteresting, but once you start to explore it's amazing the things you'll find! Through this series of engaging lessons, activities, and experiments, elementary students examine...
K - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Electroplating: When Is a Penny Worth Less Than One Cent?
Did you know that pennies were the very first coins minted in the United States? A demonstration starts the lesson proving the different material composition of pennies from different years. Then scholars complete an experiment to...
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Creek Detectives WISE On-line Research Community
Students investigate ways people cause harm to the environment. In this environmental lesson, students explore a case study on the Internet. Students explore all of the online activities and collect data for a presentation.
5th - 8th 21st Century Skills