As part of a solar system unit, this third grade math lesson plan uses the diameters of the planets to teach place value, rounding and ordering numbers skills.
Are your third graders interested in space and planet identities? Launch a science unit for your third grade class with this introductory lesson plan on planets in our solar system. Your students will love exploring space and learning all about planet facts.
Does air have mass? This simple earth science activity using balloons and a meter stick will help students understand the mass of air and that it exerts pressure.
Want to know the difference between cirrus and cumulus clouds? What is a cold front? Where do you find a rain shadow? Find out by reading this Earth science vocabulary list with key terms and concepts about weather and climate.
Shake tables are simple to construct, and provide an engaging way to teach students about the effects of earthquakes on structures. This earthquake lesson plan will surely get your students “shaking”!
An Earth science vocabulary list of key terms and concepts for learning about biomes and ecosystems.
In this middle school science activity, students will collect and analyze data in order to identify four unknown mystery substances by observing how they react with vinegar and iodine.
Here is an Earth science vocabulary list of key terms and concepts for learning about plate tectonics. We know more about the critical role that plate tectonics played in shaping of our planet. So understanding the terminology will help you be a better earth science student.
You’ll blow your top with this list of vocabulary on volcanoes. This quick study sheet will help everyone master these definitions in no time at all!
Here is an Earth science vocabulary list of key terms for learning about Earth’s structure.
In this fun physical science lab, middle school students will learn how to find the density of irregularly-shaped objects.
Here is an Earth science list of key terms as well as their definitions for learning about earthquakes. Create lesson plans, use this as the basis for a quiz, or create science homework using these vocabulary terms.
In your science class, you will learn the definition of density is mass divided by volume. Learn more about how this formula works in every day life and complete some practice problems.
Do you need help understanding the difference between physical and chemical changes? Want to know how to calculate the concentration of a solution? This study guide will explain all about the structure of matter.
This chromatography lab experiment can be done as a hands-on middle school science lesson about mixtures and solutions. Students will separate the different colored dyes that are used to make black ink.
Crystals are some of the most beautiful forms in nature. They are made of minerals whose atoms or molecules are arranged in regular, repeating geometric patterns. Crystals are easy to grow from salt or sugar.
In this easy and fun life science lab activity, students will extract DNA from strawberries, but bananas, kiwis or onions will also work. Since DNA is a large macromolecule, enough can be extracted from a small amount of plant material to be easily visible.
In this Earth science activity, students will plant seeds in different types of soil and observe which type is best for plant growth.
In this creative and fun life science project, students will make a 3-dimensional model of a plant or animal cell using everyday household materials.