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The Class Trip

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Mrs. Moore's class is trying to earn money for a trip to the science museum, but how much more do they need? Solve this problem with your own class as they develop their ability to model real-life situations algebraically. As an added...
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Out and About: The Science of Sport

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Learners take a closer look at sports science. In this hands-on learning lesson, students may visit the Science Museum, the Life Science Centre, or the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum online or in-person to discover details related to the...
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Fossil Fish, PT. III: The Preparation

For Students 6th - 12th
A paleontologist finds a fossil, but then what happens? An engaging video explains what happens to fossils once they make it back to the lab. It then demonstrates three different ways of excavating the fossil from the matrix. 
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Math Word Problem

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this solving a word problems worksheet, learners read facts abut a trip to the science museum, determine the question, decide the operation, and solve the problem. Students solve one word problem.
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The Wright Stuff

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In this lesson, learners design an exhibition on the history of aviation for a science museum. For homework, they write short stories envisioning the future of flight in the year 2014.
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Global Warming: Facts and Our Future

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
According to the United Nations, climate change affects every country on the planet. This research project encourages scholars to explore the factors that affect climate change from different perspectives: climate scientist, policy...
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Mitigation Simulator

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The United States has more per capita emissions than any other country in the world. An eye-opening simulation encourages users to explore environmental goals and factors that affect climate change by balancing different priorities....
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What is the Greenhouse Effect?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The greenhouse effect warms up earth enough so it can support life, but if it heats up too much, life won't be able to survive. An interactive presentation covers the greenhouse effect, the carbon cycle, climate forcing, and climate...
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CO2 and Temperature

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Scientists can model global surface temperature with and without considering human emissions, but does do these factors really make a difference? Two interactive graphs demonstrate some factors that affect climate change. The first graph...
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Critter Museum

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students act as directors of a new science museum where they have decided to set up a display of animals without backbones that are found in the area. To organize their display, they need to sort and classify a collection of animals and...
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Out and About: Sound

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students visit science museums. In this hands-on science lesson plan, students visit the Magna Science Adventure Center, Thinktank, and the Museum of Science and Industry.
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Out & About: Waterways

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students visit science museums. In this hands-on science lesson, students visit the Leith Conservation Trust, Catalyst, and the River and Rowing Museum in person or online to study Britain's waterways.
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Aging Well

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the Science Museum to research the Life Cycle. They analyze how embryos and genes work and how the embryos develop. They explore the process of aging and what happens within the body.
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Putting DNA to Work

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Deoxyribonucleic acid, or DNA, is in every molecule of every known living organism and many viruses. Wouldn't it be great if we could make DNA work to solve crimes and cure diseases? An exciting virtual field trip encourages...
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The Greenhouse Effect

For Teachers 6th - 9th
In this Earth Science worksheet, students read about the Greenhouse Effect and the difference between natural and amplified warming. Following, they answer ten short answer questions related to what they read about global climate issues.
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The History of Climate Change

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this science worksheet, students gather in-depth information dealing with climate change over the next century. They analyze the grid to determine the average time difference between peaks in the temperature history for the last...
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How Do Antiretroviral Drugs Work?

For Students 9th - 12th
In this biology learning exercise, students watch a series of videos and complete 10 short answer questions right after. They explain how ART drugs interrupt the life cycle of HIV.
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Mysterious Substances

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students review acids and bases. they visit a science museum and then when they return to the classroom they design experiments to identify common substances, such as cornstarch, dry milk powder, instant potato flakes, etc.
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Overview of Infectious Diseases

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this biology worksheet, students work through stations on Microbial Evolution, Where Are They?, Global Burden of Disease, and Public Health. They respond to twelve questions related to the four stations.
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Overview of Infectious Diseases

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology worksheet, students identify and describe microbial evolution through an experiment using the sheets. They complete nine questions related to infectious diseases and where they are located.
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Global Warming Webquest - Urban Planner

For Students 5th - 10th
In this global warming worksheet, students complete a WebQuest where they look up answers on the Internet about technology, elements, and more having to do with global warming. Students complete 4 questions.
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Global Warming Webquest- Energy Expert

For Students 6th - 7th
In this energy and global warming learning exercise, learners complete 6 short answer questions about energy sources on our planet. Students must consider where we get energy for electricity and what sources we use for fuel. 
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Controlling the Pandemic: Public Health Focus

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine global issues centered around HIV and AIDS. In this health science lesson, students compare and analyze public health measures and factors that affect the treatment of HIV/AIDS. They examine the role of socioeconomic...
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Global Warming Webquest - Group Worksheet

For Students 4th - 6th
In this global warming worksheet, students, working in groups, answer 11 discussion questions involving global warming, climate, greenhouse effects and ecosystems.

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