Tour of the Basics
In this biology website, students examine what DNA is and how it supports your heart beat. Then they identify and describe what a gene and a chromosome are and how they function in the body.
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New Review Touring the Poles
Would you want to vacation in the Arctic or Antarctic regions? Scholars research both regions and produce a travel brochure trying to convince tourists to visit. The project focuses on the geography, climate, flora, fauna, and indigenous...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Sun Compass of the Vikings
Evidence shows the Vikings likely navigated by using a simple sundial to find their course. Videos, a short story, and discussion help bring this time period to life as they study European history with a hands-on experiment. Scholars...
7th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review STEM Camp—Energy
Harness the power of collaborative learning in a week-long energy exploration. Partnered pupils progress from basic energy concepts to alternative energy sources through a unit filled with activities. Scholars learn about types of energy...
4th - 10th Science CCSS: Designed
Above-Ground Storage Tank Design Project
The challenge: determine whether a tank will float. A design activity has groups work as engineering teams in order to determine the stability of given tanks and liquid contents. The teams need to determine the equations to calculate the...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Life on Mars: Science Fact or Science Fiction?
Using NASA's planet fact sheets, collaborative groups discuss what the basic needs are for a human to survive, and how likely he would be to survive on another planet. Assign each group a different planet and have them compare its...
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable