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With this scientific method activity, students will use the scientific method to learn about the concepts of buoyancy, capacity, density, and Archimedes' Principle while being engineers that design and test different styles of boats and their capacity.This resource contains two activities. One inves
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Also included in: Scientific Method Experiment and Activity Bundle

\$4.00
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Cool bridges present some of the world wonders that engages students in a rigorous STEM activity which is very relevant to the community. The activity is project-based implying that each student in a group will assume a real world responsibility. Students will research, read, compile notes, create f
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Also included in: Force and Motion Unit

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Roller Coaster Physics Activity Students will be building a conceptual coaster using the physics concepts that are used to design real coasters. Before they begin, they will define the vocabulary of roller coaster physics. This ready-to-use, guided activity can be used for a unit on Roller C
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In Natural Forces and the Laws of Motion students are introduced to natural forces and the laws of motion.Lessons include the following: Defining Force and Mass (Investigation: Force and Spaghetti, Fact Sheet), Gravity (Investigation: Center of Mass), Systems of Mass and Weight (Gathering and Interp
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This FULLY EDITABLE project has become an exciting addition to my course. Students get to research a method of energy generation (wind, solar, tidal, hydro, coal, geothermal, biomass or nuclear) and then convert their research into a rhyming slam poem that they perform in front of the class (see be
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Get your kids' engaged with STEM! Read the story of the Three Billy Goats Gruff to students and allow them to find the problem. That's the challenge! Pass out materials (there is a suggested list for each grades K-4th), show/read challenge(s) and the expectations, start a timer (I use www.online-sto
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Also included in: STEM Bundle {Fairy Tales}

\$2.25
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Project based learning fun for middle school and early high school students that focuses on the physics behind amusement park rides. Students start the unit by researching information about how Newton's Laws of Physics impact the amusement park rides they love. They utilize an online simulation to
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Classroom tested - Teacher approved - Evaluation ApprovedThis is a fun activity to get your students out and applying their knowledge to the real world. Students will explore their school or home and look for ways that they could conserve electricity, as well as ways they are already conserving elec
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Students will work with a partner to create a PowerPoint presentation about their assigned simple machine. They will also present it to the class. Grading rubric included. Great project for middle schoolers to learn how to use PowerPoint (or get better) and practice presentation skills.
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Simple Note taking Chart for Simple Machines Unit.
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Want to do an egg drop with 2nd to 5th graders; but don't know how to get started? This is the packet for you! This project packet includes a take home packet for families and two lesson plans. The take home packet includes a letter to parents explaining that we will drop eggs in containers , a r
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This 2 page worksheet with complete teacher's answer key makes it easy to integrate math into your astronomy lesson. Students put Kepler's Laws into their own words and apply simple formulas to given values for the 8 planets to test his 3rd law of planetary motion. Then, they are asked to analyze
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This lab not only solidifies the concept of density but allows student to determine density in multiple ways. It emphasizes measuring, graphing, data analysis and experimental design. A final component of the lab allows for students to design their own experiment for a more inquiry style learning.
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This exercise provides impetus for students to research the contributions of scientists who made significant contributions to the field of electricity and magnetism.
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These 3 gifted projects are great for challenging students to learn more about Physical Science. Includes 2 projects on Newton's Laws and 1 project on Demetri Mendelev.
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I have students complete this guided research worksheet on forces, loads and shapes before the Straw Tower Engineering Challenge (posted on TPT). It is also a good, stand alone lesson. Also use as a ready-made sub plan! This aligns with the Common Core Learning Standards in reading and writing for
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A comprehensive presentation on the 6 kinds of simple machines: inclined plan, screw, wedge, lever, pulley, wheel & axle. Also includes a printable student note-taking sheet. I use this in conjunction with my "Medieval Castle Model Project" (also available) in World History, which requires stude
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Also included in: Medieval Castles Project BUNDLE

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This informative article gives information on an odd Olympic sport: Curling. It explains the scientific involvement that makes this sport possible and which forces are at work. Great for a lesson on forces and motion. In my lesson plan, a video is also shown before the students read the article. T
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Worksheet on Space Exploration, namely Life on Mars. It's a worksheet which incorporates a cartoon. It's a fun activity to get the students to use their imagination and creativity. It also allows students to explore the internet to source and process information.
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Detailed roller coaster project. Includes "training phases" of research, writing a paper, then actually designing and testing the coaster.
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This min-lab allows students a hands on look at the difference in convex and concave lenses. Students really enjoy this activity and have had success in generalizing similarities and differences in the lenses concavity and focal lengths. I have used this in 11th grade physics/physical science clas
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Not only will students have fun playing tug-of-war, they will also be mastering the physics behind it! Students will use tug-of-war to determine the physics behind winning! Students will play tug-of-war and research friction, gravity, forces, and net forces to determine how to win a game of tug-of-
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2-PS1-4. Construct an argument with evidence that some changes caused by heating or cooling can be reversed and some cannot. [Clarification Statement: Examples of reversible changes could include materials such as water and butter at different temperatures. Examples of irreversible changes could inc
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Students reacts to the periodic table of the elements in different ways when it is first introduced to them: they may be fascinated by the content and/or scared that they will have to memorize the content. Dissecting the periodic table give students opportunities to study the periodic table in seve
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