Kids can have fun coloring in the pictures of actual places in NJ and Italy to show them different parts of the environment. They are asked to figure out a few questions about the places like:
- Describe the place in words
- Why is X, Y, Z there?
A major problem in the classroom is that students don't understand what semiconservative vs conservative DNA replication really is. In this activity students use pipe cleaners in two different colors to model what the scientist did in the lab when
Students work as a class in this fun classroom activity. Each person gets a sign with either a picture or a definition. They are asked to line themselves in order from mouth to anus. Afterwards, I typically ask each student to do a movement
This worksheet is based on examining two PBS websites and deriving information on them to figure out how to read a periodic table, what are electrons/neutrons/protons, and how do covalent/ionic bonds really work. It's a nice homework piece or can be
Students develop basic understanding of paper chromatography, surface tension using pennies, and pH of solutions. They observe properties of water by comparing their interaction with other substances that can be easily made in the classroom. They
This is a worksheet that kids can walk through to help them draw lewis dot structures, identify acids/bases, describe how buffers work using an equation, and explaining the properties of water. It is a good review exercise or something to walk
The following is a case study of a patient who went to an apple eating festival. She falls ill. Data about cellular respiration metabolites, physical symptoms, and lab values are given. Students are asked to make inferences from lab values and
Common core ELA aligned exercise and homeostasis lab. Students do multiple things, including completing data table of their results, graphing (and deciding the intervals, axis titles, and types of graphs), analyzing results through guided questions,
Teachers can give this 2 page handout to students. The first page contains a summary of key ecological concepts with key terms bolded. The second page asks students to apply what they've read through open ended questions. This is suitable for the
This is a comprehensive guide to explaining weather patterns and the different fronts for middle school and elementary students. Students can print it and save it in their folders. It also has some questions about weather.