WHST.6-8.9

Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

 
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Newton's Laws Graffiti

6th Grade Science » Unit: Forces and Motion
6th Grade Science » Unit: Forces and Motion
Erin Greenwood
Boulder, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Newton's Laws help us explain and predict the motion of objects - explore the laws through research, demonstrations and art!

 
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graffiti
   

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
   

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
   

Chemical vs Physical Changes Group Challenge

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 utilize text strategies to investigate the differences between a chemical and physical change and play a fun group activity that gives students lots of practice at identifying reactions as chemical or physical!

 
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precipitate lesson
   

Homologous Structures: 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 homologous structures as a source of evidence for evolution.

 
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homobones
   

Pangaea - Wegener's Puzzling Evidence

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

The theory of Plate Tectonics was debated for decades. Is Wegener's evidence compelling enough to convince you that the continents have moved over time?

 
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Genetic Variation and Natural Selection

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:

Impact of Genetic Variation on natural selection

 
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bird origami
   

Comparative DNA - 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 comparative DNA analysis as a source of evidence for evolution.

 
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Boiling and Freezing Points Lesson 1: All Hail the Freezing Point!

7th Grade Science » Unit: Physical Properties: Molecular Arrangement and Phase Changes
7th Grade Science » Unit: Physical Properties: Molecular Arrangement and Phase Changes
Leigh Roehm
Saline, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

These lessons have text strategies, writing instruction, discussion techniques, and science content! Students blow up a bag with butane, make water boil at 50 degrees, and make water freeze instantaneously as they explore physical properties!

 
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beaker with test tube and
   

Chemical and Physical Changes Lab Stations

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 go through 12 quick, fun lab stations that provide students with practice at citing evidence and determining if reactions are chemical or physical changes. Students burn salts, create precipitates, and blow bubbles in this fun lab series!

 
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station 2 magnesium ribbon in copper ii
   

Household pHun!

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

The students get an introduction to pH and identify common substances as acids and bases using red cabbage juice. Students love the bright colors of this lab!

 
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test tube lesson
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