Category Archives: Science

Paying the Price at the Pump

Materials Needed Overview: Mom & Dad, can I borrow the car?” …Imagine that you are a teenager and you just got your driver’s license. You would like to borrow the car so that you and a friend can go see … Continue reading

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Where Does Your Food Come From?

Materials Needed Overview: Food is now being shipped in to grocery stores from all over the world. Where does this food really come from? Students will research one food item, see where it comes from and create a presentation for … Continue reading

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I Have Never Heard of That Disease

Materials Needed Overview: You are newly diagnosed as having a disease. Doctors have told you very little other than the name of it. Because you have never heard of this particular illness before you are worried. Now you have decided … Continue reading

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NASA’s Best Students Cross-Curricular Unit Plan

Materials Needed Overview: This unit plan is based on the NASA’s Best Student Activity located at http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/best/activities.html. The unit includes lesson plans for the four core curriculum areas: science, social studies, math and language arts. Although this unit plan was … Continue reading

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Alien Creature

Materials: Overview: In this lesson, students use Punnett Squares to determine the genetic make-up of offspring of an alien species. The students then draw the offspring based on their genetic make-up.

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