In this lab, students create oobleck, everyone's favorite non-Newtonian fluid. They answer questions regarding solids and liquids as they go, and about the mixture as if forms. In the end, they are asked to write their own definition of the mixture
This was created as a great follow up to the original "Think Like a Physicist" lab. Here, students still run several trials, but they decide which parameters to manipulate such as bottle size, amount of water, or type of flip. The document includes
This debate has students consider whether or not we should continue to explore space as a potential home (Mars) or put that money toward our own Earth. The idea is that Earth is infected with a disease and the same amount of people will be saved by
Need a good Women's History project for science? This one integrates writing and research into your curriculum. Students are required to write a biography on their chosen female scientist. Rubric is included
In this lab, students are able to apply physics and experiment to their favorite: bottle flipping. They are asked to form a hypothesis which describes "optimum flipping conditions," and then run several trials testing that hypothesis. Analysis
These guided notes are meant to go along with the Modern Biology textbook (cover with owl) but could be used in any photosynthesis unit. Great for use during class, as a precursor to a lesson and as a study guide before a test!
Completely editable: students are required to ask some kind of question and answer it using the scientific method! Suggested grading rubric included as well. Project ideas include:
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