Resources for teaching Middle School and High school Earth Science! Includes geology, rock cycle, weather and climate, environmental science, biomes, space…
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Weather And Climate
A fun project for your students to show what they know about rocks and minerals, how they are made, their characteristics and examples!I enjoy mini-projects sprinkled throughout a unit- they allow the students to gather what they have learned in one place, give a nice break from "hard" learning and ...
This fun and engaging web reading activity uses the eSchool Today website Ecosystems readings to guide students through answering questions on defining and understanding ecosystems, the 5 different biomes (deserts, aquatic, forest, grassland, and tundras), level of organization, food chains and webs, the carbon and nitrogen cycles.
Creating a Topographic Map Model By the end of this lab, students will understand the meaning of contour lines, and will examine some of the rules of contour lines by creating a model. This model is based off of real topographic maps (3 given, or you can use your own).
Take what students learn in class and apply it to living things! The Ecosystem in a Bottle Project is a fun, hands-on, and interactive biology lab that your students will remember forever! Perfect long-term assessment for an ecology unit. Also a great project if you teach project-based learning!
This Moh's Scale of Hardness doodle note includes spaces for the students to list the minerals from softest to hardest, how the scale works, and how to determine what scratches what. I have also include 2 practice questions for students to try. This would be great to include in an interactive notebook! What you get: ➸ 1 blank student doodle note ➸ 1 blank student doodle note with my notes ➸ 1 teacher key with my notes ➸ 1 sample completed doodle notes
Trying to find a way to get your students to think deeply about the different parts of an ecosystem? This project offers a fun and creative way for students to learn about all the intricate parts of an ecosystem, how organisms fit into food webs and are adapted to their ecosystems.
This fun and engaging web activity uses the Build a Prairie website by Bell Live! and the University of Minnesota to guide students through constructing the different parts of tall grass and short grass prairies. Students will use their critical thinking skills to investigate the location, rainfall, and types of plants, animals (mammals, insects, birds and herps) found on short grass and tall grass prairies.
Crash Course is a YouTube series that gives an middle school friendly and understandable break down of a wide variety of science topics. This video worksheet accompanies Ecology: Rules of Living Biology #40, all about the study of ecology and the different branches.