Science Inquiry Lesson: Mapping Project
Students explore the methods of creating maps. They create a map of Animas River Park using a compass and measuring tape, develop a single map from the team map sections, and devise another map of the Animas River Park using a GPS unit.
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Teacher's Guide to Science Projects
Do you find the idea of having a science fair with all of your students intimidating? Use a guide that provides everything you need to know to make project-based learning manageable. The resource includes options for four different types...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Playground Profiling—Topographic Profile Mapping
The Kuril islands stretch from Japan to Russia, and the ongoing dispute about their jurisdiction prevents many scientific research studies. Scholars learn to create a topographic profile of a specific area around their schools. Then they...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Peer Review Meets D.I.Y.: Publishing a Student Science Journal
Peer review of science laboratory reports? You bet! First, learners work in pairs to review a scientific article. Then they trade lab reports for peer review. The end result is the publication of a classroom scientific journal!
7th - 12th Science
Springfield Technology - Based Science Inquiry: Soil, Seeds, self-sustaining systems, and Survival
After making a series of scientific observations students collect data in order to gain specific knowledge that will help them make decisions about self-sustaining ecosystems. Students conduct a series of experiments then use the...