In this activity, the students will look at photos of phenomena that occur on Earth to identify which of Earth's four main spheres (atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere/geosphere) are interacting to create the phenomena. There is a brief
Students are required to navigate through the following website (http://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/drift.html) to answer questions and complete interactive games about the following topics/concepts:
-Pangaea and continental
This assignment contains a variety of types of questions (diagrams, real-life scenarios, etc.) to help students grasp the concept of passive transport. Perfect for homework or a quick formative assessment! Answer key included.
This is a great culminating activity for an ecology unit. For this project, students are required to do the following:
-Choose a biome that their bird will live in and describe the characteristics of that biome.
-Design a bird with specific
This fun game allows students to apply what they know about all areas of science! Based on the Scattergories board game, this activity is incredibly engaging. There are four lists of categories included. It's great for days right before a break!
This activity can be used as a fun, formative assessment that the students really enjoy doing. Students are presented with the following scenario:
Imagine that you are a princess and it has been determined through genetic counseling that you are a
In this activity, students are introduced to the concept of biomimicry. There are three parts to the assignment:
-In part 1, the students research existing products (using the provided links) that have been inspired by plant/animal adaptations.
This is a middle school STEM project where students will be challenged to analyze an already existing cereal box and then redesign it to decrease its surface area (amount of cardboard used) while keeping the same volume (amount of cereal it can
Make learning about the parts of the cell interactive and fun! In this activity, students scan QR codes and gather information about the parts of the cell. The QR codes can be cut out and hung up around the room, allowing the students to move
A fun way to study examples of conduction, convection, and radiation! In this game, students try to find matches between types of heat transfer and examples of each. An answer key is provided for an easier, self-check version of the game. Higher
Incorporate math into you science lesson! The activity requires students to predict how far the continents will drift over time by using the formula Speed = Distance x Time. More challenging questions are also included, such as calculating the
This activity can be used to review the processes photosynthesis and cellular respiration. The worksheet contains a variety of types of questions, including diagrams, tables for comparing/contrasting, and real-life scenarios. Concepts covered
Students will read an article about hemophilia and will use it to answer ten multiple choice questions and one open-ended question. Students should be familiar with the following concepts/terms before completing this
In this webquest, students will navigate through different websites to answer questions about different genetic disorders, including Huntington's Disease, PKU, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and Down Syndrome. An answer key is included.
In this activity, students use the following website (http://discoverykids.com/games/volcano-explorer/) to learn about the following topics/concepts:
-Parts of a volcano
-Factors that affect the explosiveness of an eruption
-Types of volcanic
This product includes 25 weeks worth of questions, with each week containing three questions of varying difficulty. Questions are related to all areas of science. This is a great resource for when students finish an assignment early and are
In this webquest, students watch video clips and navigate through the following website (http://pbs.panda-prod.cdn.s3.amazonaws.com/media/assets/wgbh/ess05/ess05_int_volcanintro/index.htm) to learn about the different types of volcanoes and how
Students watch a series of video clips (included as YouTube links) as well as read information about earthquake hazards such as shaking, liquefaction, aftershocks, and tsunamis. Questions are included that go along with each of the hazards.
In this interdisciplinary activity, the students will read Ray Bradbury's "All Summer in a Day", a science fiction story about a group of students who live on Venus. They will then read a scientific article about the actual conditions on Venus.