High school science lesson plans, suitable for ninth, tenth, eleventh and twelfth grade, as well as advanced placement grade 8, covering a number of subjects studied in core curricula such as biology, earth science, chemistry and physics. All are written and edited by experienced teachers and professionals within the scientific fields.
Watch as your students succeed in science when implementing the ideas and resources presented in this guide. Enhance your Earth science, biology, chemistry and physical science instruction with these teacher-friendly lessons and ideas.
This HTML lesson plan can be used by high school teachers to teach students how to create basic websites. The lesson plan includes a brief history of HTML, an overview of why it’s important and exercises for students.
Students will use experiments in chemistry, engineering, and forensics to solve a locked room mystery and determine who stole the Golden Mask of King Tut. This lesson can be changed to fit the interactive activities desired for the class.
This Oceanography project provides an outline for students to organize their research on underwater engineering, plant and animal studies, ocean currents and underwater research vessels. A series of lessons will allow students to create their final project and make a presentation to the class.
These web page design lesson plans explain how to teach your students to create their first web page or website, using the familiar mechanics of Microsoft Word. Through a series of simple steps, students can learn to become active participants in the online community.
Want to teach your students about how drugs affect the brain? This effects of drugs on the brain lesson plan goes over how different drugs affect various neurotransmitters and provides activities that you can use in the classroom.
Silly putty is a fun toy that everyone has at least one memory of from his or her childhood. Making silly putty on your own is simple and tons of fun. It’s a great chemistry project that doesn’t require hard-to-get materials or harsh chemicals but instead can be made from store-bought items.
Balsa wood towers are a fun learning project for high school teens. Building balsa wood towers challenges students while teaching them the basic concepts of engineering. Plus, you can turn your project into a competition to encourage the students’ progress in their engineer and building abilities.
Teach your students about basic life functions by studying the cell. This lesson plan will help students with memorizing the names and functions of a cell and its components, including tips on building cell models.
These two high school projects focus on ecology and the environment and are simple to do in class. Teach students how to identify organisms in a pond water community and how to correctly place the organisms on a food web.
What are the types of hazards that people face everyday? What is health toxicology and how do scientists measure it? How can risks be estimated, managed and reduced to provide the best allocation of finite resources? This science and health lesson plan will answer these questions for your students.
When teaching a class on neuroscience, you will need to explain neurotransmitters. This lesson plan covers brain chemistry and includes ways to cover pivotal experiments and explain how neurotransmitters work.
This lesson plan will aid in the teaching of the second section of the first chapter in biology. Evolution, unity, and diversity are all covered in this preliminary chapter of the biology textbook. Read here for ideas on reaching your students in the classroom in these subjects.
This article will give a lesson plan for the second section of the first chapter in biology. The scientific method as the process of science is a very important aspect within biology, as seen in this beginning chapter. This lesson plan will give ideas for the presentation of the important subject.
If you’ve ever tried teaching meiosis, and lesson plans just don’t seem to catch your students’ attention, try this unique method. This lesson uses discovery learning to spark your students’ interest in the biological process of meiosis.
This lesson plan helps teachers effectively teach the material of the first section of the first chapter. Exploring life on many levels allows the students to study biology from cells and DNA to how organisms act within larger levels of organization.