This activity is used by many so what you are purchasing is a worksheet that I have continued to modify over the years. It is very basic and requires students to record their work, which I think is incredibly important in my science class room.
This is a 1.5 page article on the history of the cell theory along with some information regarding unicellular and multicellular organisms - and how multicellular organisms' cells are organized. There are lines are the article for students to write
This is a fun activity for any grade level and any subject. I like to use this as a first day team building activity in my science class. With this worksheet, students are required to record their observations and data along the way.
This is a great team building and STEM activity to introduce to the middle school level. You can modify the materials and guidelines to meet the age of your students. I have seen this activity used by many, this is the worksheet that I have
This is a basic card sort that can last a LONG time if you expect your students to explain why they place the cards under each heading. There are 18 colored cards that can be printed and laminated. The 18 cards can be placed under the headings:
This is a set of 6 stations: Organize (card sort), practice, investigate (video), identify, read and summarize, and compare (Venn diagram). This takes my average 6th grade class about 1.5 hours and I use this as a review. I tell them that they can
This is my version of what we have all seen on the internet. I simply numbered various bones of the skeleton and placed them together as a set. Each pair of students gets the "bones" and their responsibility is to assemble them to make a human
Here you will find 20 colored station cards that relate to science skills such as observing, inferring, predicting, scientific method, variables, and graphing. I laminate these and tape them around the classroom and let the students walk around and
This 2-page article on ecosystems includes the abiotic and biotic factors along with the levels of organization within a system (species, population, community, ecosystem). There is a diagram on the second page that I encourage my students to color
This is a small bundle on cell structure and function. Included is an article that I use as notes along with a completed set of notes that I would expect from my middle school students. I have also included a task cards to reinforce the reading,
This is a one page (front/back) article on DNA that I use with my students. I have them annotate the notes and use the diagrams to color/label based on the information they have read. The may need a little guidance with the DNA labeling - either
This package includes 48 task cards with a description and 36 task cards with a picture. In addition to simply making inferences, you can also have your students extend their learning and make predictions about the description or picture that they
This skeletal system article is about the system's 5 main functions: shape and support, protection, producing blood cells, storage (nutrients), movement. There are also diagrams that can be colored and labeled to match the information in the
This is a set of 5 stations that focus on metric length. The stations include: build, design, practice, experiment, read & summarize. Each station takes approximately 5-10 minutes to complete and their answers can be recorded on their answer
this article is about the 3 main relationships between organisms: competition, predation, and symbiosis (parasitism, commensalism, mutualism). There are 12 task card questions and a graphic organizer that can be completed after reading the article.
This is article on the basic science skills: observing, inferring, predicting, making models, and classifying data. There is a page of notes, a graphic organizer, and 12 task cards that you can use as a form of assessment following the article.
This is a bundle of 3 activities to help incorporate both STEM and team building activities into the classroom. Can You Save Fred? is a favorite among students; they work as a team to try to get "Fred" the gummy worm into his life saver. Included
This is an article about the central and peripheral nervous system, including the structure and function of the brain and spinal cord as well as injuries associated with them. The structure and function of neurons is included along with information
This is an 2-page article on the scientific method, a graphic organizer, and 12 task cards that students can use as a form of review or assessment. There is space on the article for students to create their own example of the scientific method.
This is an article on the metric system with pictures and questions based on the information in the article. There are also followup task card questions for students to work through following the reading. There is also a graphic organizer with a