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In Unit 8 Forests, students explore forest ecosystems, studying the interactions between living things and the environment and how resource...
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NGSS
In Unit 7 Environmental Science , students explore interactions among Earth’s systems to investigate how human activities influence Earth processes...
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  • Science
  • Middle School
NGSS
In Unit 8 Transforming Energy , students explore the relationship between magnetism and electricity by investigating how animals navigate using Earth...
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  • Science
  • Middle School
California DOE
This is the performance task for a unit on photosynthesis . These two questions help students show their understanding of photosynthesis and of...
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  • Science
  • Middle School
NGSS
This is a rigorous and engaging engineering performance task for a unit on photosynthesis . The storyline for the unit: You are a group of soil...
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  • Science
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Students are encouraged to use transition words and scientific vocabulary in their claim-evidence-reason arguments. The attached rubric is the NSTA...
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Measuring Atmospheric Heating asks students to think and act like engineers and scientists as they conduct an inquiry experiment about aerodynamic...
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  • Science
  • Middle School
Balloon Aerodynamics Challenge 1 and 2 allows students to think and act like scientists and engineers as they follow the eight steps of the Design...
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  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
In this activity participants use colored filters to learn more about the electromagnetic spectrum to understand how the new camera on the Hubble...
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  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
In this activity participants learn about light refraction and birefringence by viewing sculptures of transparent tape through polarized film.