Prank your students with this sensationalized assignment about a "dangerous substance." Students read about the substance, complete a worksheet about its properties and then convince family members to support a ban on the substance. What is the substance? H2O!
Assignment comes with a school letterhead notice to send home with students, urging them that the science department needs them to learn about a chemical substance.
Great way to start off the year, or a unit. Parents love it!