Science and Engineering Practices Activities in Middle School Science

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I am a Changemaker!
Ashoka 
Updated: 
2020
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Maryland DOE
What does it mean to be a changemaker? Young people will reflect on the skills and attributes needed to be a changemaker and hear inspirational...
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...
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...
Egg Drop
Tiffany Norton
Updated: 
2018
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Students will learn Newton's First Law of Motion through a fun experiment
DNA, Genetics and Heredity
Parul Rana
Updated: 
2019
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  • Science
  • Middle School
This unit plan will introduce students to the genetic code-DNA, it's structure and the processes associated with it, such as DNA replication and...
How fast could T-Rex run?
kenbaker
Updated: 
2019
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  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Scientists haven't always agreed about about how fast T-Rex could run. This educational and entertaining video explains in easy to understand terms...