RST.6-8.7

Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table).

 
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Endangered Species - A Multiday Project

7th Grade Science » Unit: Interdependence of Organisms
7th Grade Science » Unit: Interdependence of Organisms
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Project based learning as a way to promote deeper learning and to develop the skills needed for success in college, career and civic life.

 
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here now gone tomorrow
   

The Electromagnetic Spectrum

7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves: An Introduction and Exploration of Wave Properties
7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves: An Introduction and Exploration of Wave Properties
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students review characteristic properties of model using a fun vocabulary strategy and create a graphic representation of electromagnetic waves and their uses.

 
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Potentially Amazing Lab Station Rotation

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

Students rotate through a series of cool labs focusing on potential energy that allows them to work on writing and communicating like a scientist in a fun way!

 
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up in the air lesson
   

Wave Behavior Lab Rotation: Day 2

7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves: An Introduction and Exploration of Wave Properties
7th Grade Science » Unit: Waves: An Introduction and Exploration of Wave Properties
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students go through a series of hands-on lab stations that engage students in not only identifying the properties of waves, but in creating mathematical representations as well!

 
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Weather Forecasting Online Activity

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

Students analyze weather maps as they develop their own understanding of the relationships between air pressure and clouds, factors that influence climate, weather fonts and the jet stream!

 
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map lesson
   

Thermal Protection Systems: Day 1

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

Students use their knowledge of radiation, conduction, and convection to design thermal protection systems for NASA that will protect a spacecraft from burning up in the atmosphere!

 
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tps lesson
   

Putting It All Together: 25 Ways to Study

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

Students generate 25 ways to study and practice some of these strategies as they prepare for their summative assessment. Students analyze their own formative assessment data to identify their individual learning needs and create a lighbulb graphic organiz

 
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lightbulb lesson
   

Membrane Mania

7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students use garbage bags, wads of paper, and starburst to create different models of cell membranes and diffusion!

 
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Thermal Protection Systems: Day 2 and Day 3

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

Students use their knowledge of radiation, conduction, and convection to design thermal protection systems for NASA that will protect a spacecraft from burning up in the atmosphere!

 
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tps lesson
   

Designing a Wind Turbine (Part 2)

8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Wind Turbine Design
8th Grade Science » Unit: Designing for the Future: Wind Turbine Design
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Content is king! Armed with answers to their own questions about wind turbines and content questions, students begin to learn the physics of wind blade design.

 
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wind
   

Embryonic Development - Evidence for Evolution

7th Grade Science » Unit: Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
7th Grade Science » Unit: Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
John Cerezo
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students explore embryonic development across species as evidence for evolution.

 
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imgres
   

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
 
Big Idea:

Tired of explaining climate change? Let the students discover for themselves the facts about climate change.

 
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climate
   

Cell Connections

7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
7th Grade Science » Unit: Cells: Structure, Function, and Processes
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In a new spin on the traditional "Cell City", students create a model of a cell using a scenario of their choosing -a video game, television show, sporting event, etc. - as they have people, places and things represent cell organelles based on their functi

 
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Exploring Oil

8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Non-Renewable Energy Sources
8th Grade Science » Unit: Exploring Non-Renewable Energy Sources
Sydney Schuler
La Grange Park, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Oil is extracted from the Earth and transported to be refined, and transported yet again as fuel. This transportation has environmental effects.

 
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drilling
   

Amazing Ivory Soap Bar

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 amazed with what occurs when Ivory soap is placed in a microwave! And, students answer discussion questions that really challenge their conceptual understanding of density.

 
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ivory soap lesson
Common Core ELA
 
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