Mystery Powder Investigation
Students conduct various experiments to identify a mystery powder. They complete an online science lab, test various substances and record their observations, and complete a lab write-up to evaluate their test results.
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Rocks and Minerals in Our Lives
Young geologists discover the important role that rocks and minerals play in our everyday lives through this series of hands-on activities. Starting off with a lesson that defines the difference between plants, animals, and minerals,...
K - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Investigating the Fungus among Us
What do you call a fungus that writes music? A decomposer! Here, young biologists explore fungus by tasting fungus (blue cheese) to creating art with fungus to playing a board game centered around, you got it, fungus. Surprise scholars...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Disposable Diaper Comparison and Mystery Powder Identification
Students investigate which diaper is the most absorbent. In this chemistry lesson plan, students calculate how much water is absorbed by diapers. They identify an unknown powder based on physical and chemical properties.
3rd - 12th Science
Children Actively Investigating Rocks and Minerals
Pupils follow directions to set up their own record keeping journal. As a class, they are introduced to the characteristics of crystals and identify three types of crystals they see in their everyday lives. They examine materials they...
2nd - 5th Science