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  • Science
  • Middle School
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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
  • 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...
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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...
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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...
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  • Science
  • Middle School
Students watch a video clip on how mountains are formed by convergent plate boundaries. They then brainstorm the different landforms that are created...
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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...
Two gloved hands holding a smashed solar garden light next to a hammer

Credit: Brian Soash

Science Friday
Updated: 
2018
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  • Science
  • Middle School
NGSS
Capitalizing on solar energy could be a good alternative to using non-renewable resources for generating electricity for many reasons: Sunlight is...
ROV arms are highly specialized devices.

Deepwater Canyons 2013 -Pathways to the Abyss, NOAA-OER/BOEM/USGS via NOAA Photo Library

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  • Science
  • 3-5, MS, HS
NGSS
ROVs are amazing and versatile machines. Remote Operated Vehicles provide a window into a world that is impossible for humans to explore without...