Lesson Plans for Middle School Science
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Teaching the Function and Structure of Neurons Teaching your class about the parts of a neuron and the function of a neuron? This lesson plan goes over the neurons in the brain, including the parts of the neuron and the function of the neurons. Includes the different types of neurons, like motor neurons and sensory neurons.
Teaching the Difference Between the Left and Right Hemisphere Is your class learning about the brain? Then how about teaching them the differences between the left and right brain? This lesson plan describes the difference between the left hemisphere and the right hemisphere, and interactive activities that students can do to learn right brain vs. left brain
From Macro to Micro: Focusing on Biology Research Paper Topics Focusing in on topics for a research paper in biology can be difficult unless students are assisted with taking current subjects in biology (the macro view) and honing them down to a subtopic that is easy to research and write about (the micro view). Focused topics equal better papers & grades.
Chrysanthemum Lesson Plans: Modeling a Think Aloud Primary teachers use read alouds to teach predictions and summarizations. Let's demonstrate how to use the book, "Chrysanthemum", by K. Henkes to model thinking aloud. It's a magnificent book to accompany lessons on cause and effect.