Lesson Plan Central Archive - Page 2
This multi-day module engages multiple sensory paths and learning styles through video, interactive simulation, animations, hands-on activities, and computational reasoning exercises. Developed for use in middle school.
Navigational Vectors - Nov 3, 2014
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.
Energy Kids: Lesson Plans - Nov 3, 2014
For all grade levels, this large set of lesson plans spans energy topics from basic physics to conservation and alternative sources.
PhET Teacher Activities: Air Resistance Lesson - Jul 7, 2014
An excellent two-day lesson for middle school, designed to accompany the PhET simulation Projectile Motion. It was crafted by educators to provide robust support to both teachers and learners on projectile motion with and without air resistance. You will find scripted teacher discussion, explanations of fluid properties of air, and modifiable worksheets.
Fermilab: Data-based Investigations - Jul 7, 2014
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 - Jul 7, 2014
This assessment guide is designed to help science teachers find their way through the maze of assessment by providing clearly written purposes and methods.
Laboratory Survival Manual - Jul 7, 2014
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.
Science Buddies: Experimental Procedure - May 1, 2014
Explicit help in setting up experimental and control groups, writing detailed procedures, and understanding reliability.
NanoSense: Clear Sunscreen - How Light Interacts with Matter - Apr 15, 2014
Classroom investigation for high school physics or chemistry: focuses on light absorption/scattering and ultraviolet light. Can be adapted as a 3-day mini-unit of a longer two-week Project Based Learning activity.
Cultural Astronomy -- Bringing the Heavens to Earth - Apr 15, 2014
This cross-curricular module from the Adler Planetarium explores astronomy from the cultural context of past societies and their observations of the heavens.