Microscopes and Telescopes
Students analyze a microscope and study what they do. In this investigative lesson students study how microscopes were first invented, and how ray diagrams are used in conjunction.
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How do Telescopes Help Us Learn About Distant Objects
Students complete activities to learn about the Hubble telescope. In this astronomy instructional activity, students watch a PowerPoint with images taken from the Hubble telescope. Students make their own telescope and record their...
4th - 5th Science
Mission: Possible—How Can We Plan an Exploration of Another World?
An astronaut's spacesuit weighs 280 pounds and takes 45 minutes to put on — that's a serious suit! The second activity of a three-part series allows pupils to see all that goes into space exploration. Through simulations, groups analyze...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable