Middle School STEM

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Lessons and projects for middle school science classes in their STEM units. I'd love to accept collaborators, please follow this board and email me at laneyleehill@gmail.com if you'd like to be added.

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This bundle has everything you should need to teach a great skills based unit on Scientific Inquiry! I really want to focus as much of my teaching on student practice as possible, so there’s not much direct instruction included in this unit. Science Worksheets, Vocabulary Activities, Science Resources, Science Lessons, Teaching Resources, Science Ideas, School Resources, Science Experiments, Teaching Ideas

Scientific Inquiry Unit Bundle

*****SAVE 30%*****This bundle has everything you should need to teach a great skills based unit on Scientific Inquiry! I really want to focus as much of my teaching on student practice as possible, so there's not much direct instruction included in this unit.Included Materials:What is a Scientist Gu...

Middle School NGSS Aligned Engineering 7 Day No Prep Project Guide. Includes parent letter, student packet, and rubrics. Great for any STEM classroom! Gummy Bear Science Project, Science Activities For Kids, Science Fair Projects, Science Resources, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Ideas, Stem Activities, Science Chemistry

Invention Convention - Student Led STEM Project

Fully editable (Word and Keynote) and ready to implement tomorrow!Includes: 19 page student booklet with:To Do Checklist Define a Problem Brainstorming SolutionsPre Conference Form with TeacherDevelop a ModelMaterials ListMaterials Request LetterDaily Progress LogsCreate a Poster 2 User Testimonials...

Students will research different types of inventors (one invented by a woman, one before one from China, etc.The students will choose their favorite invention and create a Power Point over it. A great addition to any engineering unit! Mad Science, Middle School Science, Teaching Science, Earth Science, Science Labs, Science Resources, Science Ideas, Science Activities, Teacher Resources

Emergency Sub Plans: Inventions Webquest

Students will research different types of inventors (one invented by a woman, one before 5BC, one from China, etc.). The students will choose their favorite invention and create a Power Point about it. Purchase secures a ready to print PDF file.More on engineering:Engineering Design Process Guided R...

  Science Resources, Teacher Resources, Science Ideas, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Upper Elementary, Elementary Schools, Density Lab, Inquiry Based Learning

Virtual Density Lab

Students use PhET Sim to explore density in an inquiry based lab. Check out the sim here (flash required):https://phet.colorado.edu/sims/density-and-buoyancy/density_en.htmlThis lab first walks students through finding volume through water displacement. Then students explore densities of different ...

A complete ecology unit for middle school including presentations, student notes, activities, projects, and assessments! Science Worksheets, Science Resources, Teaching Science, Life Science, Science Ideas, Activities, School Images, Middle School Science, Earth Science

Ecosystems - FULL UNIT

*****SAVE 30%*****These resources are also NGSS aligned and support a standards based ecology unit. Presentations with Student Notes: Ecosystems (PPT)Populations (Google Slides - 2 versions)Energy Models (PPT)Interactions of Living Things (PPT)Carbon Cycle (Google Slides - FREE) Nitrogen Cycle (Goog...

Use this NGSS Pretest for your middle school science class! Covers the NGSS Practices of Science and Engineering. Ngss Middle School, Middle School Activities, Middle School Classroom, Science Classroom, Science Education, Teaching Science, Science Activities, Science Resources, Science Ideas

Middle School NGSS Pretest and Reflection

Enjoy this best selling pretest used to assess students' abilities on the 8 core science and engineering practices (SEP) embedded through the entirety of the NGSS standards. Students will be required to use minimal content knowledge, and when science content is unavoidable, students are asked simpl...

 Included Materials: Teacher Instructions Engineering Design Process PPT with Student Notes Intro to Engineering PPT with Student Notes Bioengineering Online Practice Inventions Webquest Spaghetti or Foil Tower Challenge Bill Nye: Engineering Design Process, Engineering Science, Stem Science, Science Resources, Teaching Science, Science Ideas, Activities, Stem Teaching, School Resources

Engineering - FULL UNIT

*****SAVE 20%*****Included Materials:Engineering Design Process Guided Reading Engineering Design Process PPT with Student NotesIntro to Engineering PPT with Student NotesBioengineering Online Practice Inventions WebquestSpaghetti or Foil Tower ChallengeBill Nye: Inventions Viewing Guide Engineering...

Check out this best selling Biomes Webquest for your next sub plan! 8 pages! Science Resources, Science Lessons, Science Experiments, Science Ideas, Art Lessons, Activities, Art Education Projects, Science Fair Projects, Teaching Music

Biomes Webquest

Using the following website, students explore the 6 main land biomes and two water biomes!http://kids.nceas.ucsb.edu/biomes/index.htmlEach biome has a standalone worksheet that can be combined into a review booklet or used individually. Great as an emergency sub plan too! The reading level on this s...

Includes: page Student Packet -Sample Project -Rubric -Student Progress Tracker Project Rubric, Rubrics For Projects, Math Projects, Science Fair Projects, Science Experiments Kids, Science Lessons, Science Resources, Science Ideas, 7th Grade Science

Probability Project - Theoretical and Experimental Probabilities in Games

Includes: Teacher Tips10 page Student PacketSample ProjectRubricStudent Progress TrackerStudent will design and man a carnival game with compound events leading up to 3 levels of prizes. Students must submit a game proposal and get approved by their teacher, calculate the theoretical probability of ...

This bundle has everything you should need to teach a great skills based unit on Scientific Inquiry! I really want to focus as much of my teaching on student practice as possible, so there’s not much direct instruction included in this unit. Science Worksheets, Vocabulary Activities, Science Resources, Science Lessons, Teaching Resources, Science Ideas, School Resources, Science Experiments, Teaching Ideas

Scientific Inquiry Unit Bundle

*****SAVE 30%*****This bundle has everything you should need to teach a great skills based unit on Scientific Inquiry! I really want to focus as much of my teaching on student practice as possible, so there's not much direct instruction included in this unit.Included Materials:What is a Scientist Gu...

Middle School NGSS Aligned Engineering 7 Day No Prep Project Guide. Includes parent letter, student packet, and rubrics. Great for any STEM classroom! Gummy Bear Science Project, Science Activities For Kids, Science Fair Projects, Science Resources, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Ideas, Stem Activities, Science Chemistry

Invention Convention - Student Led STEM Project

Fully editable (Word and Keynote) and ready to implement tomorrow!Includes: 19 page student booklet with:To Do Checklist Define a Problem Brainstorming SolutionsPre Conference Form with TeacherDevelop a ModelMaterials ListMaterials Request LetterDaily Progress LogsCreate a Poster 2 User Testimonials...

  Science Resources, Teacher Resources, Science Ideas, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Upper Elementary, Elementary Schools, Density Lab, Inquiry Based Learning

Virtual Density Lab

Students use PhET Sim to explore density in an inquiry based lab. Check out the sim here (flash required):https://phet.colorado.edu/sims/density-and-buoyancy/density_en.htmlThis lab first walks students through finding volume through water displacement. Then students explore densities of different ...

Students will research different types of inventors (one invented by a woman, one before one from China, etc.The students will choose their favorite invention and create a Power Point over it. A great addition to any engineering unit! Mad Science, Middle School Science, Teaching Science, Earth Science, Science Labs, Science Resources, Science Ideas, Science Activities, Teacher Resources

Emergency Sub Plans: Inventions Webquest

Students will research different types of inventors (one invented by a woman, one before 5BC, one from China, etc.). The students will choose their favorite invention and create a Power Point about it. Purchase secures a ready to print PDF file.More on engineering:Engineering Design Process Guided R...

International Space Station STEM activity - STEM Teaching Ideas - Explore the International Space Station through this interactive STEM challenge. Search the room for - Space Activities For Kids, Science For Kids, Science Activities, Space Preschool, Interactive Activities, International Space Station, Stem Challenges, Space Theme, To Infinity And Beyond

International Space Station STEM activity

Explore the International Space Station through this interactive STEM challenge. Search the room for all the facts about the ISS, gather your information to design and build your own International Space Station based of the features of the multinational ISS.With assessment rubrics included, teachers...

Practice with the basics of scientific investigations to prepare for your final days before break with this scavenger hunt! Students will review making a hypothesis, variables, experimental error, and bias. Science Fair Projects, Science Experiments, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Get Up And Walk, Final Days, Science Resources, Middle School Science

Middle School Science Christmas Review

Practice with the basics of scientific investigations to prepare for your final days before break! Students will review making a hypothesis, variables, experimental error, and bias. Print the 9 questions and hide them around your room or wherever. Students will be allowed to get up and walk around,...

A complete ecology unit for middle school including presentations, student notes, activities, projects, and assessments! Science Worksheets, Science Resources, Teaching Science, Life Science, Science Ideas, Activities, School Images, Middle School Science, Earth Science

Ecology Unit Bundle

*****SAVE 30%*****These resources are also NGSS aligned and support a standards based ecology unit. Presentations with Student Notes: Ecosystems (PPT)Populations (Google Slides - 2 versions)Energy Models (PPT)Interactions of Living Things (PPT)Carbon Cycle (Google Slides - FREE) Nitrogen Cycle (Goog...