This table is an excellent way to have students take notes on weather fronts and the resulting weather changes. It can also be used as an assessment after learning the material, or as a study guide by providing the blank table and having students
This table is an excellent resource for note taking and understanding the relationship between tectonic plate movement and the resulting crustal features that we see. Teacher key included. Can also be used as a review game by giving students the
Students determine whether the chemical equations are balanced or unbalanced according to the Law of Conservation of Mass. Equations include subscripts and coeficients as well as parenthesis. Also encourage students to identify the products and
This short PowerPoint presentation describes the cause of day and night on Earth as well as the changing seasons. The definition of revolution, rotation, and six are addressed as well. There are links to student friendly videos as well.
This graphic organizer is a fantastic way to help students organize information relating to atomic structure and the role of subatomic particles. Topics covered include: nucleus, protons, neutrons, electron cloud, electrons, valence electrons,
The 3D pyramid is a hands on way to take notes and help students differentiate between the composition of various substances. The pyramid allows students to organize the information so that it is easily accessible. Students will define from a
Some common qustions you hear in middle school are "Why are we learning this?" and "When am I ever going to use this?". This webquest allows students to explore their opportunities in science and helps them to see the end goal. This webquest was
This activity allows students to demonstrate their ability to recognize a given phase of the moon and to predict what phase is likely to follow in a given amount of time. The most difficult part of learning the lunar cycle is bbeing able to predict
This review activity gets students up and moving around the classroom while reviewing the material. The material covered includes: periodic table, elements, atoms, atomic structure, subatomic particles, atomic number, atomic mass, atomic models,
This one page (front and back) study sheet covers all tested TEKS for 8th grade science STAAR. TEKS include 8.5A, 8.5B, 8.5C, 8.5D, 8.5E, and 8.5F. Great study resource for students to prepare for testing.
Students use baking chips and a blank Bohr model to create atomic models. Each type of chip represents a different sub atomic particle. Students practice reading the element box to determine the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons. Then
This activity helps students to idenify important infomation about the elements on the periodic table. Students must used the information given to determine the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons in a stable, neutral atom. Then students
This tri-fold brochure is an excellent way to have students organize their notes about weathering, erosion, and deposition. Printing them for students to read would also be an excellent way to introduce this lesson.
Lunar cycle/moon phases flash cards. One set of flash cards has the name of the phase and a picture of the moon as viewed from Earth. The other set has the name of the phase and a picture of the moon as viewed from space. Each set is made to be
This set contains 33 pages of gray and yellow print printables to make your classroom functional and stylish. ...
- blank circle labels for student names or classroom items
- circle labels with numbers 1-36
- blank rectangle