Classification on-going or culminating activity - this creative project has students researching an organism and creating a cube to present final research - makes an awesome classroom display when done! Info sheet, research guide sheet, rubric, cube
Video guide sheet to complement Bill Nye's episode on Atoms. Requires simple answers, quote completion or circling of answer choice. Helps students stay attentive and focused while viewing. Answer key included.
A simple quiz that checks students' understanding of the scientific method by asking them to organize the steps chronologically and apply the steps to a fun, school-related problem - lunch and what to serve! Terms like hypothesis, control,
Video guide sheet to complement Bill Nye's episode on Cells. Requires simple answers, quote completion or circling of answer choice. Helps students stay attentive and focused while viewing. Answer key included.
Grab your class's attention as you introduce your unit on plate tectonics and earth's internal structure. A simple 13 question true-false survey that tests students' prior knowledge on earth's layers, rocks types, and other fun facts, this hook is a
Great puzzle that requires students to apply understanding of groundwater concepts (such as aquifers, water tables, and geysers). Students identify vocabulary and then find terms in word search puzzle (could be optional). Good homework or quiz
Geologic Time Scale intro or culminating activity - this creative project has students creating a PowerPoint Presentation about an assigned portion of the Geologic Time Scale (teacher decides to assign eras, epochs, etc. based on class
This easy-to-make foldable (hamburger-style fold) allows students to record information about four main types of bridges in an organized way - great for engineering units. Could be used as an introduction or formative activity as well as an
This is easy, quick, and inexpensive lab, related to cells, plants/botany, and transpiration, helps students identify leaf stomata and connect the structure to its function. I'm not the first to use this lab, but I've created a simple worksheet to
Good, basic worksheet to review concepts of force, work, and power. Includes identifying appropriate units and applying formulas to word problems. Designed to be folded after completion/correction and used as a self-practice guide. Answer key
Alternative to circulatory system test - this creative culminating project has students creating a tri-fold brochure about the purpose of circulation, heart parts and blood flow, blood pressure, and heart disorders. Students will also compare the
Study guide designed to help students learn about more than 20 common scientific tools such as test tubes, beakers, and goggles utilized throughout science courses. Can be used as an introduction (completed as a class), as follow-up homework, etc.
Grab your class's attention as you introduce your unit on the skeletal and muscular systems. A simple 10 question true-false survey that tests students' prior knowledge on some bone and muscle fun facts, this hook is a great way to get students
Short assessment that quizzes students on their knowledge of vocabulary related to Qualitative-Quantitative observations. Vocabulary terms include OBSERVATION, DATA, ACCURATE, OBJECTIVE, QUALITATIVE, QUANTITATIVE, INFERENCE. Answer key included.
Who wears the smarty pants in your class? This fun review game encourages students to work together in teams to review the concept of The Skeletal and Muscular System (includes purpose of systems, scientific names of bones and muscles, bone layers,
Alternative to nervous and endocrine system test - this creative culminating project has students creating a poster about the purpose/function of nervous and endocrine systems, brain parts, impulse path, function of hormones and endocrine glands.