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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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: 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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Plate Tectonics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young geologists examine evidence scientists have gathered to develop the Theory of Plate Tectonics. They explore how tectonic events are monitored and how future events can be predicted. The unit concludes with groups investigating how...
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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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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 activity, students trace over a sentence about Thomas Edison and his inventions to practice their printing.
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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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Scientists Who Changed the World

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
New ReviewClass members investigate a scientist whose discoveries changed the world. They craft interview questions and develop a script for a mock interview with the famous scientist that captures their personality and their discoveries.
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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 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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Famous Scientists

For Students 1st
For 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 instructional activity, students locate ten words that pertain to the discoveries of Albert Einstein in a word search puzzle.
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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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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
In 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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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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Science Careers

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discuss and make a list of potential science careers and the skills needed for them. They research an historical scientist and make a presentation to the rest of the class, in the persona of that scientist. They hold a...
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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...