Science and Engineering Practices Lesson Plans in Middle School Science

Find free Middle School Science Lesson Plans on Science and Engineering Practices.
I am a Changemaker!
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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...
Science of Innovation: Self-Driving Cars
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Standards aligned
At Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, computer scientist Sebastian Thrun and his team of software engineers are creating a fleet of...
Carbon Dioxide, Temperature, and Human Impact
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS
Standards aligned
This lesson on carbon dioxide, temperature, and human impact was developed by Hanna Nielsen at the Coastal Ecosystems Institute, and it centers on a...
Photosynthesis Engineering Performance Task - Carbon Sequestration
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...
“Invention Education” lesson series where students are the inventors
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
These 20 project-based lessons explore inventions saving endangered species, finding renewable energy sources and more. STEM and humanities teachers...
Unit: Introducing Engineering Through Careers -MS- By: Jessica Erwin, Sam Schlobohm, and Corby Weyhmiller
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
The Engineeing Design Challenge The students will work collaboratively to design and build a roller coaster prototype. The students will create a...
Kilauea Volcano: Be a Volcanologist
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • 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...
Lesson plan: How “Impact Inventing” could solve public health issues
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • Middle School
NGSS
If there were an unconventional and even controversial way to stomp out Lyme disease, would you support it? What if that way included the release of...
Project-based Learning Lesson Plan
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, PD
Utah DOE
This is a Project-based Lesson plan about preparing to go to college. It can be used for middle school or high school.