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Mascil Project

Molecular Gastronomy - Science in the Kitchen

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Some say cooking is an art—and a science! Scholars scope out the savory subject of molecular gastronomy with a series of related activities. The teacher's guide contains printable worksheets and helpful tips for implementing the lesson.
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Curated OER

Peer Review Meets D.I.Y.: Publishing a Student Science Journal

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Peer review of science laboratory reports? You bet! First, learners work in pairs to review a scientific article. Then they trade lab reports for peer review. The end result is the publication of a classroom scientific journal!
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Unit Plan
Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Environmental Sciences

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Whether you are teaching environmental science in junior high or studying recycling in kindergarten, there is something for all in this set of lessons designed for environmental education. The 110-page packet comes with tips for teaching...
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Chemical Education Foundation

Teacher's Guide to Science Projects

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Do you find the idea of having a science fair with all of your students intimidating? Use a guide that provides everything you need to know to make project-based learning manageable. The resource includes options for four different types...
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Lab Resource
Steve Spangler Science

Boo Bubbles Bouncing Smoke – Dry Ice Bubbles Experiment

For Teachers K - 9th
Don't let your lesson plans go up in smoke—unless they include Boo Bubbles, of course! An engaging laboratory mixes liquid soap and dry ice to create smoky bubbles that burst on impact, making it the perfect way to celebrate Halloween in...
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Curated OER

Digital Science Experiments

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students listens to an iPod and a voice recorder, in which the teacher provides the experiment instructions. They listen to the directions first, then they observe and record their experiments steps and results using a digital camera and...
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Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

Fields in the Life Sciences

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Many fields of study require a specialty and a sub-specialty as you progress through your education. Scholars learn about six sub-specialties of life science. From botany to zoology, our knowledge of the world of living organisms expands...
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Lab Resource
Royal Society of Chemistry

A Visible Activated Complex Experiment

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
When was the last time your class saw a catalyst in action? Chemistry scholars observe an activated complex during an engaging experiment. Through both color change and evolution of a gas, individuals gain insight into the...
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Worksheet
Zebrafish in the Classroom

Mini‐Experiment with GloFish: Learning the Scientific Methods

For Students K - 3rd
If you need a way to reinforce the scientific method in your elementary classroom, use a science experiment about GloFish. The resource includes several pages of worksheets that guide learners through making a hypothesis, testing their...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

An Experiment in Alchemy: Copper to Silver to Gold

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How exciting would it be for your chemistry class to produce their own "gold"? This experiment allows pupils to witness the chemical reaction of copper pennies as they react with zinc and sodium hydroxide to produce "gold" tokens. It is...
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Lesson Planet Article
Curated OER

"Egg-citing" Science!: Experiments Using Eggs

For Teachers 4th - 8th
You can use these "eggs-traordinary" hands on lesson plans to get students engaged in science.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Buoyancy: Integrating Science and Literature

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Integrate science and literature by using the scientific method to test the veracity of the floating peach described in Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach. Clips from a Bill Nye: The Science Guy episode about buoyancy frontload...
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Unit Plan
North Carolina State University

Exploring Genetics Across the Middle School Science and Math Curricula

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Where is a geneticist's favorite place to swim? A gene pool. Young geneticists complete hands-on activities, experiments, and real-world problem solving throughout the unit. With extra focus on dominant and recessive genes, Punnett...
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Lesson Plan
Cornell University

Forensic Science: Case of the Missing Diamond Maker

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Someone stole a diamond-making machine. Who done it? Scholars use forensic science at six different stations to determine the culprit. They analyze fingerprints, use their senses, and complete chemistry experiments to determine the...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2006 AP® Computer Science A Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Inheritance is a programming problem. Released free-response questions allow pupils and teachers to experience the 2006 AP® exam phrases questions. The items range from the application of basic algorithms to using inheritance in a...
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Lesson Plan
NASA

Melting Ice: Designing an Experiment

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Sometimes, despite the best laid plans, the unexpected will occur. Learners witness this firsthand as they carefully design an experiment to determine the time needed for ice to melt in salt water or pure water. They uncover facts not...
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NOAA

Introduction to the Ocean Sciences

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Engage your class with a mock National Ocean Sciences Bowl. The first installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program provides an introduction to the ocean sciences, as well as to the rules of...
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National Science Teacher Association

Middle School Sampler: Science

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Focus on inquiry-based learning in your science class with a series of activities designed for middle schoolers. A helpful packet samples four different texts, which include activities about predator-prey relationships, Earth's axis and...
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Organizer
Edmond Public Schools

8th Grade Science Resource Book: Unit 2 - Physics

For Students 8th Standards
Get things moving with this extensive collection of physical science resources. Covering the fundamentals of measurement, graphing, lab safety, and experimental design as well as the specific scientific concepts of velocity,...
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Handout
University of Notre Dame

Safe Science Lab Safety Awareness

For Students 8th - 12th
Prepare young scientists for the ins and outs of lab safety with a thorough list of symbols, icons, and rules about staying safe during experiments. Additionally, the resource provides several assessment pages for kids to reflect on what...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Polymers and Crystals: Their Role in Food Science

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Blend chemistry with cooking in this exploration of polymers, carbohydrates, and food science. Experimenting with gelatin produces concrete examples of the bonding and ploymerization discussed in the lesson. Copious, comprehensive...
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Worksheet
Curated OER

Guide To Science Experiments

For Students 4th - 6th
In this science experiment learning exercise, students first study 18 important terms. Then students read paragraphs describing 6 different experiments, and complete questions which take them through the scientific process.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Food Science, Scientific Method: Reliability and Validity in Empirical Research

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Secondary learners explore food science by conducting an experiment using the scientific method and creating a science fair project based on their findings. They learn about food technology and modern research development. They...
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Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary

Let’s Throw an Electric Science Party!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Are you looking for a shockingly good instructional activity? Check out one that has middle schoolers recreate four of Benjamin Franklin's experiments. Groups investigate, observe, and draw conclusions about static electricity and...

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