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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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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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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Handwriting About Famous Scientists

For Students 1st - 2nd
For 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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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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Famous Scientists

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the contributions of famous scientists. In this contributions lesson, 5th graders create a matching game using information about scientists. Students discuss how their inventions and discoveries have made our...
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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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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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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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Newton's Law Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Isaac Newton worksheet, students analyze ten words in a word box that pertain to Newton's Law. Students match these words to their definitions.
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Bacteria Wanted Poster Research Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Bacteria and viruses are responsible for mass carnage, so what better way to learn about them than through creating a wanted poster? The wanted poster idea can be used for many different topics, so if you aren't teaching about bacteria,...
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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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The Medieval Islamicate World: Crash Course History of Science #7

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Medieval Islamicate World was truly a world of wonders! Clocks with gears, armillary spheres ... and robots that played music? Journey to ancient Baghdad, the center of science and math with the seventh video in a History of Science...
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Whimsical Figures

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Clay is a wonderful and expressive medium for learners of any age. Kids get creative as they make whimsical figures out of clay. A hyperlinked materials list, images of each step in the process, and helpful tips makes this a great art...
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The New Astronomy: Crash Course History of Science #13

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sword duels, religious unrest, war—who says science is boring? Aspiring astronomers discover fascinating facts about the famous scientists that dared challenge the accepted model of the solar system in the 13th video of a 16-part History...
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Word Search-Scientists

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this science word search instructional activity, 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 worksheet, students trace a sentence about the famous scientists Wilbur and Orville Wright. Students trace 3 lines.
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Atoms and Molecules

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
A science lesson begins with a presentation and discussion about atoms and molecules. Then scholars divide into groups to complete hands-on activities. It also offers an additional extension about elements and orbitals.
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Guess Who Came to Dinner!

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
An exceptionally creative approach is taken to assessing your biologists' grasp of natural selection concepts. They are to imagine hosting Charles Darwin for dinner and having, to their surpise, a few other noted scientists crash the...
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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 worksheet, learners locate ten words that pertain to the discoveries of Albert Einstein in a word search puzzle.
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ESL Writing Practice: Famous Scientists

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this ESL writing practice worksheet, students trace a phrase about Marie Curie winning 2 Nobel Prizes for her study of radioactivity.
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World's Roundest Object!

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The definition of a kilogram is debatable. An informative video (as part of a larger playlist) shares the problem with the current definition of a kilogram. It explains why the concept became a challenge to explain as well as multiple...