Scientific Notation Make-Up Test
In this scientific notation instructional activity, students convert from standard notation to scientific notation and from scientific notation to standard notation.
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New Review Discovering Life Below the Sea Floor: An Introduction to How Science Works and the Science Flowchart
What is science and does it always look like the scientific method? The lesson follows a scientist as she conducts research to determine if she is doing science. It highlights the importance of creativity, invention, and collaboration...
6th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Effects of Earth’s Upper Atmosphere on Radio Signals
Assist your class with understanding how Earth's atmosphere is affected by radio signals. They discuss current knowledge of radio waves and construct an aluminum screen to mimic the effects of the ionosphere. They continue the lesson by...
8th - 12th Science
Direct-to-consumer Genetic Testing
If you knew that you were likely to develop Alzheimer's disease in your future, how would it affect your life in the meantime? This and other similar thought-provoking questions are discussed in a lesson plan about the availability of...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Unit 0 Review - Measurement Lab Equipment
Review questions like these can be used in your biology, chemistry, physics, or earth science classes! They assess scientists' understanding of laboratory measurement tools including graduated cylinders, thermometers, and balances. They...
9th - 12th Science
Review Sheets: Introductory Physical Science
This hybrid worksheet connects mathematics to a science class. Learners practice solving problems that involve making a variety of conversions. An assortment of questions hits all the calculations needed for a middle school or beginning...
6th - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
An Understanding of the Positions of the Planets
Copernicus published the heliocentric solar system concept in 1514. The Catholic church banned the book, and that ban wasn't lifted until 1835. Now the heliocentric model of the solar system is widely accepted, and the instructional...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Climate Change as a Scientific Theory
Get your class thinking about climate change as a scientific theory. Guided by a handout, emerging earth scientists read articles and take notes about glaciers and sea ice. To conclude, they write an evaluation of the evidence for...
8th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed