Scientists Teacher Resources

Einstein, Newton, Darwin and Kelper... lend your class a peek into the foundations of science as you investigate the greats.
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Ben Across the Curriculum: High School

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Benjamin Franklin: The man, the scientist, the inventor, the statesman, the legend. A 10-lesson collection introduces high schoolers to the many facets of Franklin’s character. Although developed for the International Traveling...
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Vaccine Makers Project: Elementary Lessons

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Two lessons introduce youngsters to vaccines and vaccine makers. The first lesson in the module asks learners to research and complete a graphic organizer that showcases the differences between a virus and bacteria. Groups then research...
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Women's History Month: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Wonder Women! In 1987 Congress proclaimed March Women's History Month. The resources in this collection celebrate the extraordinary achievements of women in all fields of endeavor.
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Ben Across the Curriculum: Middle School

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Ben Across the Curriculum is a set of interdisciplinary lesson plans that highlight the five central themes in the international traveling exhibition Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better World. These themes are Character Matters, B....
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Ben Across the Curriculum: Elementary School

For Teachers K - 5th
Benjamin Franklin, statesman, inventor, President is the subject of a collection targeting young historians. The interdisciplinary lesson plans were originally designed to accompany the 2018 international traveling exhibition, “Benjamin...
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ScienceWeb Australia: Years 9-10

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Science Web Australia presents a collection of three units designed for English speaking high schoolers and utilizing resources available online. The first unit focuses on ecosystems, the second on plate tectonics, and the third on the...
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Crash Course: Chemistry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Loosely based on the 2012 AP Chemistry curriculum, a series of 46 videos introduces high schoolers to organic chemistry. The videos model how to reason through problems, recognize different organic chemicals, their uses, and use the...
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Light - Stop Faking It!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This well-designed presentation covers many important aspects of the science behind light. In it, pupils view slides that have a lot of the important vocabulary associated with science, slides of famous scientists who made important...
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Handwriting About Famous Scientists

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this handwriting about famous scientists worksheet, students trace over a sentence about Thomas Edison and his inventions to practice their printing.
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Atoms and Bonding

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
I don't trust atoms because they make up everything. Budding scientists learn about famous scientists connected to atomic models, chemical, ionic, and hydrogen bonds. The presentation also presents how to count atoms in an equation,...
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Who is Alexander von Humboldt?

For Students 9th - 10th Standards
Never heard of Alexander von Humboldt? Don't miss the opportunity to tell your class about "the most important forgotten man of science." The narrator describes an array of Humboldt's scientific accomplishments in his five-year journey...
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Word Search-Scientists

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this science word search worksheet, students search for 30 proper names of famous scientists. This is a light bulb shaped word puzzle with a word bank.
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Famous Scientists: Tracing

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this tracing sentences instructional activity, students trace a sentence about the famous scientists Wilbur and Orville Wright. Students trace 3 lines.
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Famous Scientists

For Students 1st
In this scientist worksheet, 1st graders learn about the names and accomplishments of a well known individual.  Students read and trace the letters to complete 1 sentence about the person.
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Albert Einstein Word Search

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Albert Einstein activity, students locate ten words that pertain to the discoveries of Albert Einstein in a word search puzzle.
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The Presocratics: Crash Course History of Science #2

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How did early scientists arrive at the notion that everything was made of atoms? Meet the Presocratics during the second installment in an engaging History of Science series. Viewers discover how these pioneers developed a model for...
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History of Evolutionary Thought

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace jointly created the theory of evolution by natural selection. The video explains the scientists that came before and after this pivotal moment. Many still debate why we often forget about Wallace...
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What Caused Life's Major Evolutionary Transitions?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Scientists regularly observe evolution, but what are the major transitions? A short, engaging video explains the transition from genes to genomes, and then highlights the move from simple cells to complex cells. Finally, the narrator...
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Great Minds: James Hutton, Founder of Geology

For Students 9th - 12th
Don't get sedimental when you learn the history of geology. The video focuses on James Hutton who, in the 1700s, came up with a theory based on rock layers. Without using any modern dating tools, he was able to theorize the earth was...
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Law of Conservation of Mass

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
New things are created all the time while others disappear, does the Law of Conservation of Mass mean your drone might be made out of dinosaurs? The 16th video in a series of 29 begins with a timeline of scientific discoveries related to...
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Famous Scientists

For Teachers 6th - 12th
For this famous scientists worksheet, students are provided with a list of 83 scientists from various fields of science to choose from for research.
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The Most Groundbreaking Scientist You've Never Heard Of

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Nicolas Steno invented stratigraphy, compared the anatomy of various animals, broke ground for geology and evolutionary theory—and yet he is not often mentioned in the history books. Learn more about the scientists who laid the...
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Francium

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
After many false discovery reports from other scientists, Marguerite Perey first discovered francium in 1939. Learn about how she discovered it and the interesting story behind this famous scientist and her mentors. The video is the 87th...
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Main Idea Worksheet 5

For Students 4th - 8th
Did you know that Marie Curie's papers, as well as her cookbook, are radioactive and stored in lead-lined boxes? Did you know that Nikola Tesla developed a death ray? Famous scientists and inventors are the subjects featured in a series...