Lesson Plan Central Archive - Page 2
Science Buddies: Experimental Procedure - Oct 17, 2013
Explicit help in setting up experimental and control groups, writing detailed procedures, and understanding reliability.
PhET Teacher Activities-Middle School: Build An Atom - Oct 17, 2013
Exemplary turn-key, scripted lesson plan that blends hands-on activities with the PhET simulation "Build An Atom". Excellent way to help kids visualize atomic structure.
Teachers' Domain: Galileo: A Different Thinker - Sep 5, 2013
Galileo's classic experiments on gravity and inertia are presented in an entertaining multimedia format.
Fermilab: Data-based Investigations - Sep 5, 2013
Investigations to support core proficiencies via use of data available through national laboratories. Activities include Top Quark Mass, Investigating Special Relativity, Cosmic Ray e-Lab, Search for Higgs, and Sloan Sky Server Project.
Science Educator's Guide to Assessment - Sep 5, 2013
This assessment guide is designed to help science teachers find their way through the maze of assessment by providing clearly written purposes and methods.
Navigational Vectors - Sep 5, 2013
This unique and highly engaging project provides opportunities for students to apply understanding of vectors as they learn airplane navigation by tracking airplanes flying in U.S. skies.
Science NetLinks: Sensing Energy - Sep 4, 2013
Kids use UV detection beads to explore unseen energy from the sun. Great fun -- appropriate for upper elementary.
Laboratory Survival Manual - Aug 30, 2013
A must for the beginning (and throughout) the year, these guidelines for safely working with chemicals and other materials in the laboratory promote safety awareness and safe work practices.
TryEngineering: Solar Structures - May 17, 2013
3-day unit explores passive solar design: students work on teams to build & test a scaled solar "house" that meets quality constraints.
Teach Engineering: Designing a Spectroscopy Mission - Apr 3, 2013
As part of ground- and space-based missions, engineers design spectrographs and other amazing equipment to study our universe. This lab for high school physics lets students develop ground or space-based missions to accommodate their own spectrograph designs.