Earth and Space Science Lesson Plans in Middle School Science

Find free Middle School Science Lesson Plans on Earth and Space Science.
The Big Picture: An Introduction to the Basics of Geology
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  • Science
  • Middle School
This lesson was made by me, a geology student at the University of Canterbury. I presented it to a group of 100 advanced students at Cobham...
Zooming In: A Geologic Case Study of Kaikoura Peninsula
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  • Science
  • Middle School
This lesson was created by me, a geology student at the University of Canterbury, specifically for New Zealand students. It includes a discussion of...
3D Eclipse Simulations - Explore how arrangement, shadow size, and tilt affect eclipses
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  • Science
  • Middle School
NGSS
Infiniscope.org offers free browser-based learning experiences focused on earth and space science. Using NASA assets, students can manipulate the...
Cuyahoga Valley National Park – Geologic History
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  • Science
  • Middle School
NGSS
SWBAT to explain how landscapes are altered through stream erosion and glaciers. SWBAT to give the relative age of rock layers in a geologic column,...
6E Learning byDeSIGN Instructional Planning Model: Earth Spheres
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  • Science
  • Middle School
NGSS
Overview: In this lesson, students will investigate Earth systems by making observations locally and identifying systems in the natural world...
Lesson 1: Water Resources and Water Footprints (Middle School)
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This lesson gives students an in-depth understanding of key water issues. They learn about water resources and water footprints, then use the Water...