December 25th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Using Kidspiration in the Classroom

Middle School Resource Using Kidspiration in the Classroom Kidspiration® is designed specifically to match the learning needs and abilities of K-5 students. With Kidspiration, young learners use graphic organizers to improve learning and thinking skills across the curriculum in reading and writing, science, social studies and math. Related NY State Academic Standards: W.3.6, W.4.6, W.5.6 […]

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October 31st, 2018

High School Resource: Kinds of Science by HippoCampus

High School Resource Kinds of Science by HippoCampus This presentation explains the different kinds of science, including mention of natural, social, empirical, formal, pure, and applied. Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.C.LE.LE.7.1, MST4.C.LE.LE.7.2 Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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October 30th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Giant Lens by Exploratorium

Middle School Resource Giant Lens by Exploratorium A large hanging lens creates upside-down images of distant objects and right-side-up images of nearby objects. You can locate the upside-down images by using a piece of white paper as a screen. The right-side-up images are harder to find. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.5.PS.1.3, MST4.I.PS4.4 Be sure […]

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April 18th, 2018

High School Resource: Global Health

Global Health Is human activity bringing about alarming global warming scenarios and related catastrophes? Or is such thinking a myth brought about by flawed or incomplete science? Finding the answers to these questions has turned global warming into a highly politicized and contentious issue.  This lesson on global warming will help students research and form […]

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February 1st, 2017

High School Resource: Classroom Idea: Math and the Environment

High School Resource Classroom Idea: Math and the Environment In this activity, the Environmental Protection Agency has determined that in a certain section of the country the average level of air pollution is 0.5 (Square root of P) + 10,000 parts per million (ppm), where P is the population. The 1980 census predicts that the […]

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November 30th, 2016

High School Resource: Benzoic Acid Blizzard in a Bottle

High School Resource Benzoic Acid Blizzard in a Bottle In this lab, you will learn about how some solutes that are only partly soluble can be forced to fully dissolve with heat. When a solute has dissolved as much as it possibly can, and no more will dissolve no matter how much you stir it, […]

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