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Scientific Method - An Organized Approach to Solving Problems

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Walk your scientists through this organized presentation on the scientific method. Each step of the process is explained on its own slide using the example of the question, "Does temperature affect the rate of cricket chirps?"...
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M&M's and the Scientific Method

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the scientific method by conducting an in class experiment. In this scientific averages activity, 6th graders discuss the concept of the scientific method, and define the different mathematical averages, mean,...
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Scientific Method

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Learners examine the steps of the scientific method. They define related vocabulary terms, view a PowerPoint presentation, and apply and identify the steps of the scientific method for an online experiment scenario.
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Mnemonic Memory Taxonomy

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explain the importance of taxonomy. In this biology lesson, 7th graders classify organisms accordingly. They develop a mnemonic to help them remember taxonomy levels.
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The Scientific Method

For Teachers 4th - 6th
If the steps that you follow for the scientific method are as follows, this presentation can be useful: observation, question, hypothesis, method, result. Unfortunately, not every scientist or teacher uses the same terminology, The...
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For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
A presentation about food production contains information, terminology, methodology, and chemical explanations for the process by which consumable animals are slaughtered, smoked, cured, or stored. It could fit into a food production...
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Science Puzzlers, Twisters & Teasers: The World of Physical Science

For Students 5th - 8th
Challenge your class with these physical science puzzlers, twisters, and teasers. Each individual responds to a series of riddle-style questions that are related to scientific terminology. While this has little educational value, it...
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Learning Scientific Coral Terminology

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore properties of coral. In this scientific observation lesson, students investigate properties and characteristics of coral. Students write statements describing the coral using observation words.
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For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Science writing follows many of the same principles as writing in language arts, but some structural details differ. Individuals read an online science handout that covers how to write with precision, choose appropriate details, and use...
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Introduction to Scientific Theory

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explain how scientists set up investigations. In this scientific process lesson, 9th graders review the principles of the scientific method and use these skills to answer an open-ended question about how to set up a...
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Scientific Inquiry: Measurement/Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th
While pupils design their own lab experiments, they will not form a new species. Scholars take their materials and design an experiment regarding reaction rates. 
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Earthquakes and Volcanoes

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Nice pictures, maps and informative diagrams are incorporated into this PowerPoint about earthquake types and the types of waves carrying energy produced.  There are a number of pages explaining scientific terminology and diagrams to...
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Are You the Bug or the Windshield

For Teachers 7th - 9th
A fun slide show which illustrates different size bugs hitting car windshields. Your junior highers should be amused while they learn the relationships between mass, velocity, and force of an impact. Scientific terminology is used, but...
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Citing Evidence and Building Vocabulary: “The Exterminator”

For Teachers 6th Standards
It is an out-of-body experience. Scholars take a look at the sidebars outside the body of the text in The Exterminator. They discuss the purpose of this type of text feature and work to determine the gist. Learners write unfamiliar...
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Medical Terminology

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Pupils analyze specific medical terminology. In this medical terminology activity, students research medical terminology and write properly grammatical paragraphs on each word including the scientific term, nursing and general...
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Fayettewood Squares: Geological Terminology

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Have students play a game to practice using academic language. To win this game, they will need to provide the best word for each of nine geological definitions. Vocabulary covered includes: salt water, desert, fossils, core, geologists,...
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Science: Grade 4

For Teachers 4th
Building a scientific vocabulary is important for all students and this presentation provides a list of words typical to 4th grade science curriculum. Tip: Adding images to this resource will make the vocabulary more accessible to ELLs...
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How the Body Works: The Digestive System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A quick, detailed explanation of digestion is given alongside textbook drawings of the mouth and intestines. This video would most likely help higher learners since there is no animation or simple explanations. Using scientific...
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Runoff and Infiltration: Water Infiltration

For Students 9th - 12th
A sponge and soil have a lot in common. Using a sponge to model a soil sample, a video presentation demonstrates soil terminology. The instructor shows how water moves through soil to model infiltration and percolation.
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Scientific Literacy - Lightning

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate how radar can be used to determine the lightning potential of a cloud. Several readings are provided about the research conducted by Dr. Rob Cifelli. The scientific material is summarized in this activity.
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The Best and Worst Prediction in Science

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
To use or not use virtual particles—how will your class decide? An episode of the Veritasium playlist explains the controversy of using virtual particles. Although referencing particles seem useful, their behavior is much different than...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Scientific terms can be difficult to remember. This resource suggests developing analogies as a way to make energy terms memorable. After listing new terms on the board, groups develop analogies based on restaurant words, and then share...
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Science and the Scientific Process

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate the characteristics of different soil samples. In this physical science lesson, students play the role of forensics solving a crime by matching soil from the suspect's shoes. They formulate a conclusion after...
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ABC Geometry Book

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Help your middle and high schoolers explore geometric terminology. In this geometry instructional activity, learners use the entire year to create an ABC Geometry book. Students use a list of terms learned in class to create a page for...