RST.6-8.3

Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.

 
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7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
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Students go through a fun lab rotation that allows them to experience radiation, conduction, and convection!

 
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radiometer lesson
   

Kinetic and Potential Energy Lab Rotation

7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
7th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore kinetic energy in a lab rotation by creating spool racers, creating 'craters' with marbles and flour, and measuring how different types of matter heat up at different rates!

 
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meteor lesson
   

I Have to Teach Engineering??

8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Engineers and the Design Process
8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Engineers and the Design Process
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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How can I teach engineering? Take a look at this lesson on the basics of engineering and the design process.

 
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engineer design
   

Clouds and Dew Point Labs

7th Grade Science » Unit: Weather
7th Grade Science » Unit: Weather
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students collect dew point data and create clouds inside of a bottle as they explore how energy drives the cycling of water on earth!

 
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pHantastic Chemical Reactions Day 2

7th Grade Science » Unit: Chemical Properties and Reactions
7th Grade Science » Unit: Chemical Properties and Reactions
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students try to find an explanation when the teacher models a new medical innovation by revealing a "bloody" hand print! Students also create a rainbow of bubbles in a test tube, write a mystery message, and more during labs on chemical changes!

 
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Exploring Magnetic Levitation

8th Grade Science » Unit: Generating Energy
8th Grade Science » Unit: Generating Energy
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Watch as your students experience the magic of magnetics while exploring a futuristic transportation modality.

 
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magnetic levitation
   

Potential and Kinetic Energy

8th Grade Science » Unit: Generating Energy
8th Grade Science » Unit: Generating Energy
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can potential energy be realized in magnets? Help your students understand potential and kinetic energy using magnets.

 
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truck and angry
   

Density Cylinder Lab: An Introduction to Density

7th Grade Science » Unit: Physical Properties: Mass, Volume, and Density
7th Grade Science » Unit: Physical Properties: Mass, Volume, and Density
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students measure the density of a set of cylinders that have the same mass but different volumes to discover the relationship between mass, volume, and density!

 
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density cylinder lesson
   

Measuring Energy in the Atmosphere: Exploring Climate Change

8th Grade Science » Unit: Measuring Energy
8th Grade Science » Unit: Measuring Energy
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
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Tired of explaining climate change? Let the students discover for themselves the facts about climate change.

 
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climate
   

Digestive System - The Role of Enzymes

7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: Systems & The Human Body
7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: Systems & The Human Body
John Cerezo
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
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Digestion begins in the mouth through both mechanical and chemical digestion.

 
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images
   

Determining Freezing Points Lab

8th Grade Science » Unit: States of Matter
8th Grade Science » Unit: States of Matter
Sean Gillette
Apple Valley, CA
Environment: Rural
 
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Through a hands on activity students explore the freezing process of candle wax at room temperature.

 
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candle
   

The Bubbly Structure and Function of Cell Membranes

7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
7th Grade Science » Unit: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
John Cerezo
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
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An engaging lesson that uses a bubble model to explore the structure and function of cell membranes.

 
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bubbles and bilayers
   

Density Test Tube Challenge

7th Grade Science » Unit: Physical Properties: Mass, Volume, and Density
7th Grade Science » Unit: Physical Properties: Mass, Volume, and Density
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students are given salt, water, and food coloring and are asked to problem solve to create a density column!

 
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test tube lesson
   

Float, Suspend, Sink

7th Grade Science » Unit: Density
7th Grade Science » Unit: Density
Deborah Gaff
Hope, IN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The size of the object, or volume, is only one part of the density equation. Changing mass alone can change the density.

 
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floatsinksuspend
   

Density Column Lab

7th Grade Science » Unit: Physical Properties: Mass, Volume, and Density
7th Grade Science » Unit: Physical Properties: Mass, Volume, and Density
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students measure the density of a variety of items and create a density column of suspended materials!

 
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density column lesson
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