Science and Engineering Practices Handouts in Middle School Science

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The Human Impact of America's Trash on EcoSystems
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NGSS
As human populations and per-capita consumption of natural resources increase, so do the negative impacts on Earth unless the activities and...
Questions to Promote Scientific Inquiry and Engineering Design
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Questioning and prompting students to articulate their understanding of concepts and key ideas is an essential part of the teaching and learning...
CRAP Test for Reliable/Credible Sources
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This is a form to fill out about a source students want to use for research. It goes through the source's credibility, reliability, accuracy, and...
Photosynthesis Engineering Performance Task - Carbon Sequestration
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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...
Unit: Introducing Engineering Through Careers -MS- By: Jessica Erwin, Sam Schlobohm, and Corby Weyhmiller
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  • Science
  • Middle School
NGSS
The purpose of this unit is to expose our middle school students to the process of engineering and connecting what they learn to viable career...
LEGO Education MINDSTORMS - Roller Coaster Design Project
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  • Science
  • Middle School
The Engineeing Design Challenge The students will work collaboratively to design and build a roller coaster prototype. The students will create a...
Rubber Band Rocketry and SpaceX's BFR
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  • Science
  • Middle School
Students read about SpaceX's new rocket, the BFR, that would be able to take humans to Mars. Students then test how elastic potential energy gets...
Kilauea Volcano: Be a Volcanologist
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  • Science
  • Middle School
Standards aligned
Public attention was captured in early May of 2018, when the Hawaiian volcano Kīlauea erupted with rivers of lava that flowed through the Leilani...
April Mystery of the Month: A Girl's Best Friend
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  • Science
  • 3-5, MS
Every month, Science Naturally shares one STEM mystery taken from our One Minute Mysteries series . Each story takes just one minute to read and...