Ever wondered what's in toothpaste or how marshmallow Peeps are made? What's so special about those new fabrics that claim to keep you cooler as you work out? Many of the fundamental principles behind designing and making items we use every day are based in the science of chemistry. How better to learn about properties of matter, physical and chemical changes, and simple chemical reactions than through the objects and materials students use every day?
Middle School Portal
Includes all 6 crystal classes and presents the physical properties: hardness, habit, luster, cleavage, specific gravity, color, fluorescence, and streak.
Search Terms: rubric, lab, assessment, evaluation, This product includes a lab rubric for grading labs on a letter grade holistic scale. It incl...
Lab Rubric (3 versions)
10 June Science Ideas, good and FUN way to keep your kids learning this summer
10 June Science Ideas for Kids - Adventures in Mommydom
Wear an old sock over your shoe. Go for a nature walk. Remove sock, spritz with water put into a ziploc bag. Hang the bag in a window for 2 weeks....watch what GROWS! Very cool! Also check out Mrs. Drake's webpage for science resources. It's a GOLDMINE!
Mrs. Drakes room -SCIENCE
Super easy and fun water science experiment!
Water Drop Races
15 Science Experiments for Older Kids Early to late Elementary
The Next Generation Science Standards are coming soon and you need to be ready. There is a Standard for nearly every science discipline that requires students to read and understand an article from a science journal. She has worksheets for high school science courses in order to help them understand how to read a journal article. Thank you Kimberly Onak!
Analyzing a Science Journal Article
ISN Mini-Lesson: Including Input and Output