Lesson Plan Central Archive - Page 5
Engaging hands-on NASA developed activity on the visible spectrum for middle school physical science.
Canned Heat Experiment - Feb 12, 2012
Highlighting the integration between technology and physics, this thorough lesson plan gives details of how to graph results of an inquiry-based investigation about the nature of heating and cooling.
Concord Consortium: Melting Ice - Dec 12, 2011
This lesson plan combines a lab and simulation to graph the changing temperature of a melting ice cube. Additional opportunities available for teachers and their students.
This is a lesson plan that demonstrates static electricity and addresses the concepts of charge, transfer and polarization. Fast set-up time with conceptual questions and printable materials included.
Energy and Science Lesson Plans - Dec 1, 2011
Lesson plans for teachers of physical science and physics
Cultural Astronomy -- Bringing the Heavens to Earth - Nov 15, 2011
This cross-curricular module from the Adler Planetarium explores astronomy from the cultural context of past societies and their observations of the heavens.
Canada Science and Technology Museum: School Zone - Nov 12, 2011
Intended for upper elementary and middle school science, these lesson plans are standards-based and were designed as an augmentation to a tour of the Canada Science and Technology Museum.
Problem Based Learning: Get Out! Designing a Highway Exit - Aug 12, 2011
This problem-based learning lesson plan charges students with coming up with a solution based on their understanding and knowledge of force and motion concepts. Students must also learn to evaluate and synthesize needed data from "noise."
National Science Education Standards - Jun 22, 2011
The NSES are an overview of the nature of science and science content for K-12 Educators.
Learning Disabilities and Student Accommodations - Jun 15, 2011
This resource addresses every teacher's challenge for accommodation in the science classroom. Case studies highlight models that will offer suggestions for meeting the needs of our most challenged students (and some of our brightest).