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SCIENCE

 

 

This category includes science lesson plans, printable worksheets, and other teaching material, activities, and resources.

Topics and categories include astronomy, biology, earth science, geology, physics, technology, weather, and other related subjects.

 

 

SCIENCE LESSONS AND WORKSHEETS

 

EARTH SCIENCE

 

Earth Science Lessons

Learn about science related to the planet Earth.

 

 

ANIMALS

 

Animals

Learn about animals including zoo, farm, endangered, and other types of animals.

 

LIVING AND NON-LIVING THINGS

 

Living and Non-Living Things

A lesson on the characteristics and classification of living and non-living things.

 

PLANTS

 

Parts of a Plant

Learn about the parts of a plant and the plant life cycle.

Getting to Know the Trees

Students learn simple facts about trees.

Photosynthesis

A lesson on the process known as photosynthesis.
  

Plant Life Cycles

Students learn the stages of the life cycle of flowering plants.
  

Plant Processes

Students learn basic plant processes, and needs of plants.
   

Flowers and Seeds

Students will learn about flowers and seeds.

Plants with Seeds

Students will learn about plants with seeds.

Seedless Plants

Students will learn about seedless plants.

 

Cycles of Life: Water, Trees, Carbon, Nitrogen

Students will learn how materials are recycled in nature.

 

How Plants Adapt to the Environment

Learn how plants adapt to the environment.

 

 

 

HABITATS AND ECOSYSTEMS

 

What is a Habitat Lesson

Learn about animal habitats science lesson.
   

Ecosystems in Nature

Students will learn about ecosystems in nature.

 

Habitats and Niches in an Ecosystem

Students will learn about habitats and niches in an Ecosystem.

 

Water Ecosystems

Students learn about water ecosystems.

 

BIOMES

 

Biomes Lesson

Students research and read about biomes, and identify the six major biomes of the world by making biome mobiles.
 

Exploring the Taiga Biome

Learn about the climate and characteristics of Taiga Biome.

The Blackland Prairie
Learn about the Blackland Prairie ecosystem.

Grasslands

Learn about grasslands.

 

Life in the Deciduous Forest Biomenew

Learn about life in the deciduous forest biome.

 

Life in the Frozen Tundranew

Learn about life in the frozen tundra.

 

The Desert Biomenew

Learn about life in the desert biome.

 

THE RAINFOREST

 

The Rainforest

Learn about the rainforest, and the plants and animals found there.

 

CLASSIFICATIONS

 

Classifications of Organisms

A biology lesson on organism classification, including Kingdom, Phylum, Class, Order, Family, Genus, and species.

Classifying Animalsnew

Students will learn about classifying animals.

 

ORGANISMS

 

Symbiosis: Relationships Among Organisms new

Learn about symbiosis and the relationships among organisms.

 

 

MAKING A TERRARIUM

 

Making A Terrarium

Students construct and maintain a model of a natural habitat and make observations.

 

HABITAT BREAKDOWN GAME

 

Game: Habitat Breakdown

A game to help students understand how insects and organisms are impacted by factors essential to their survival.

 

ENDANGERED SPECIES

 

Endangered Species

After reading and discussing a science research prompt, students gather information about an endangered species and make a class presentation.

 

THE FIVE SENSES

 

The Five Senses

A lesson and activity on the five senses: sight, hearing, smell, touch, and taste.

Writing with your Senses

Learn and write about the 5 senses.

 

HUMAN BODY

 

The Human Body - Overview

An elementary science lesson plan on the human body.  Learn about the human body's organs, features, needs, and the importance of good health.

The Digestive System

Students learn about the digestive system.

The Circulatory System

A lesson plan on the circulatory system and the human body.

The Nervous System

A lesson plan on the nervous system and the human body.

The Respiratory System

Students identify the features of the respiratory system.

 

DNA

 

DNA

A lesson on DNA, or Deoxyribonucleic Acid, its purpose and structure.

 

THE SEASONS

 

Seasons Lesson

After reading about the seasons, students will be able to identify defining characteristics of the seasons and create their own books based on these ideas.

Winter

A lesson on winter, typical weather, and how it is distinguished from other seasons.

 

 

DINOSAURS

 

Dinosaurs: Carnivores

Learn about carnivorous dinosaurs, and the age of the dinosaurs.

Dinosaurs: Herbivores

A lesson on herbivore dinosaurs.

 

LIGHT

 

What is Light?

Students learn about light, with this reading lesson on the different types of light.

 

GRAVITY

 

Understanding Gravity

What gravity is, Isaac Newton's Laws of gravity, force, motion, and inertia.

 

RECYCLING

 

Why we Recycle

Why we recycle and what things we may recycle.

 

THE FOOD CHAIN AND ANIMAL EATING HABITS

 

The Food Chain and Animal Eating Habits

Learn about the food chain and animal eating habits.

Food Webs: Who Eats Who

An overview of the levels of a food web, energy transfer from level to level, and the complexity of these interactions.

 

ELECTRICITY

 

Electricity

A lesson on the discovery of electricity by Benjamin Franklin to modern uses of electricity.

CELLS

 

What is a Cell?

A lesson on the structure, function, and parts of animal and plant cells.

 

CHEMISTRY

 

Compounds and Mixtures

Learn about compounds and mixtures, and the difference between them.

 

Acids and Bases

A lesson on the three different kinds of chemical substances.

 

PHYSICS

 

Atoms and Molecules

A lesson on atoms and molecules.

Balanced and Unbalanced Forces

A lesson on Isaac Newton's laws and balanced and unbalanced forces.

The Many Forms of Energy

A lesson and worksheet about the various forms of energy and how they work.

Newtons First Law of Motion

A lesson about Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion.

Physical and Chemical Changes

Learn the difference between physical and chemical changes and how chemical reactions are described.

Sound Waves

Learn how sound is created and how it travels.

 

PERIODIC TABLE: CHEMICAL ELEMENTS

 

Chemical Elements

Students learn about the periodic table, while identifying, naming, and interpreting chemical elements.

 

ARCHEOLOGY

 

Archeology: Exploring the Past to Improve the Future

Learn what archeologists do and why.

 

SOLAR SYSTEM

 

Solar System

Students will learn the makeup of the solar system including the sun, planets, and moons, and how it was formed.

Planet Earth

Facts about the planet Earth.

Mercury

Facts about the planet Mercury.

Venus

Facts about the planet Venus.

Pluto, the Dwarf

Facts about former planet Pluto.

Planet Jupiter

Learn about planet Jupiter.

Comets, Asteroids, Meteoroids

Learn to differentiate between comets, asteroids, meteoroids, meteors, and meteorites.

Planet Mars

Learn about planet Mars.

Planet Neptune

Learn about planet Neptune.

Planet Saturn

Learn about planet Saturn.

The Moon

Learn about the moon.

Planet Uranus

Learn about planet Uranus.

 

SUN, MOON, AND STARS

 

Sun, Moon, and Stars

A lesson on the sun, moon, and stars.

Our Local Star

Learn about the sun, our local star.

 

SPACE ADVENTURE

 

Space Adventure

A space adventure reading comprehension lesson.

 

FAMOUS SCIENTISTS IN HISTORY

 

Galileo

The life and theories of the famous scientist Galileo.

Sir Isaac Newton

The life of famous scientist Sir Isaac Newton.

Charles Darwin

The life of famous scientist Charles Darwin.

Jane Goodall

The life of famous zoologist Jane Goodall.

The Wright Brothers

The life and inventions of the Wright Brothers.

Thomas Alva Edison

The life and inventions of Thomas Edison.

 

TECHNOLOGY AND COMPUTERS

 

Robots

A technology and computers lesson on robots.

 

BIOLOGY

 

Cellular Biology

In this lesson, we learn what cells are, their major components, and the functions of these organelles.

 

Current Events in Biotechnology

Learn what biotechnology is and how it applies to various concepts from our daily lives.

 

Genetics and Inheritance

Learn what genetics are, how genes work and explore genetic inheritance of various traits.

 

Kingdoms

Learn the six different kingdoms and discussed some interesting characteristics of each kingdom.

 

DNA: The Alphabet of Life

An overview of DNA structure and function with an emphasis on the application of DNA knowledge to human health.

 

Inheritance: It’s In the Genes

An introduction to DNA as the genetic material that is passed from one generation to the next, its location and form in the cell, and the genetic and environmental influence on physical traits in humans.

 

SCIENTIFIC METHOD

 

Scientific Method

Learn what the scientific method is, how one conducts scientific experiments, and formulates theories based on the results.

 

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