Lesson Plans for High School Science

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.

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  • Teaching the Neurotransmitters in the Brain
    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.
  • Ideas and Resources for Teaching High School Science
    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.
  • A Fascinating Biology Experiment on DNA Extraction
    DNA extraction is an exciting biology experiment that high school students will greatly enjoy. This article guides teachers on how to plan and perform the experiment in class.
  • Engineering Project Ideas: Balsa Wood Towers
    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.
  • Lesson Plan: Creating a Cell Project
    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.
  • Activities Applying the Scientific Method
    The scientific method forms the foundation of scientific studies. Use these scientific method activities to help students understand how to apply it.
  • Lesson Plan on Web Page Design
    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.
  • Introduction to HTML: High School Lesson Plan
    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.
  • There's a Mystery to Solve & These Interactive Science Activities Hold the Clue
    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.
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