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Resource Title Discipline Grade Level
Why is it Hotter at the Equator? • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 6-8
Let's Compare Erosion Design Solutions • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades K-2
Baby Mice– Assessment Probe from Uncovering Student Ideas in Life Science, Vol. 2 • Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits • Grades 9-12
Dueling Mandates • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
• Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
Inspector Detector Challenge • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Soil Erosion • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design • Grades 6-8
Chip Off the Old Block • Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits • Grades K-2
Who Needs What? • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades K-2
Engaging in Argumentation with a Science Seminar: Regional Climate in the Atacama Desert • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 6-8
Bottle Biology Terrarium • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 3-5
Interactive Interdependence • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 6-8
Reproduction • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 6-8
Sand Dune Erosion in a Box • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades K-2
Fossils and Dinosaurs • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 3-5
Bee-ing an Engineer with Wisconsin Fast Plants • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
• Grades K-2
• Grades K-2
Investigating Photosynthesis • Physical Science - Energy
• Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
NOAA What-a-Cycle • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 3-5
Earth's Water: A Drop in Your Cup • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades K-2
Seasons Interactive • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades 6-8
Plate Tectonics Simulation • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe
• Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Grades 9-12
• Grades 9-12
Plants and Energy (Respiration and Photosynthesis) • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 9-12
99.99% Antibacterial Products and Natural Selection • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 6-8
Taking the “Mystery” Out of Argumentation • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 3-5
Investigating Reproductive Strategies • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 6-8
Spool Racers • Physical Science - Energy
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Air Masses • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 6-8
Conservation of Energy (Lab 3) • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 9-12
Lesson and Lab Activity with Photovoltaic Cells • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 9-12
Engineering for the Three Little Pigs • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Physics 250 Laboratory: Conservation of Energy • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 9-12
Investigating the Magnetic Force Field: Calculating the Magnetic Pull of a Magnet by Varying Distances • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Kinesthetic Astronomy - Sky Time Lesson • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades 3-5
Investigating the Strength of the Magnetic Field within a Coil of Wire • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Glaciers, Water, and Wind, Oh My! • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 3-5
Create Your Own Insect • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 3-5
Determining and Measuring Earth's Layered Interior • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 9-12
Bill Nye Video-Erosion • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 3-5
Leaf It To Me • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades K-2
Where in the Wild? • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades K-2
Heavy vs. Light Falling Objects • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Rock Cycle Journey • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 6-8
Inclined to Conserve for PASPORT Systems • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 9-12
The Day the Mesozoic Died • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 6-8
Clipbirds • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 6-8
Physics Calorimetry Lab • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 9-12
Translating the NGSS for Classroom Instruction • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 6-8
Making Sense of Natural Selection • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 6-8
Shower Curtain Watershed • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Simulating an Oil Spill to Understand Environmental Impact • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 3-5
Building for the Big One • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 3-5
Solar System Scale and Size • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades 6-8
Eclipse Interactive • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades 6-8
Habitat Change Assessment Probe • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 6-8
Watching Weather • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades K-2
Weather Patterns • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades K-2
Earthquakes in the Classroom • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 3-5
Static Cling • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Stellarium • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades 3-5
Charge It! • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Attraction With Static Electricity • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Pinhole Cameras and Eyes • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 3-5
DNA to Protein • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 9-12
Camouflage, Countershading, and Adaptations • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 3-5
Explaining Glaciers, Accurately • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 3-5
Weaving the Web • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 3-5
African Lions: Modeling Populations • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 9-12
Journey North Mystery Class – What Makes Day and Night • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades 3-5
Stickleback Evolution Virtual Lab • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 9-12
Bug Lyphe! A Next Generation-linked observational study in biodiversity • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 9-12
Journey North Mystery Class – Photoperiod • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades 3-5
Stratovolcanoes of the World • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 3-5
Your Weight on Other Worlds • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Electromagnetic Power! • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Coastal Erosion • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design • Grades 3-5
Mendelian Genetics: Why Are the Stem and Leaf Color Traits of the Wisconsin Fast Plant Inherited in a Predictable Pattern? • Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits • Grades 9-12
Weathering and Erosion: A Comprehension Instructional Sequence (CIS) • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 3-5
Color Variation over Time in Rock Pocket Mouse Populations • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 9-12
The Needs of Living Things • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
• Grades K-2
• Grades K-2
Designing Possible Solutions: Oil Spill Clean-up • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design • Grades K-2
Ocean Currents and Sea Surface Temperature • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 6-8
How Animals Meet Their Needs • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades K-2
DNA Family Relationship Analysis (Genetics) • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 9-12
Human Homeostasis • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 9-12
Asteroid Impact • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
Water, A Liquid • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 3-5
Cats and Their Coats • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades K-2
Cooking with the Sun • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 3-5
Can You Copperplate? • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
Junior's Family Tree • Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits • Grades 6-8
Drosophila Virtual Lab • Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits • Grades 9-12
Push Pull-Changing Direction • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Interactives-Dynamic Earth • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe
• Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
What is the Future of Earth’s Climate? • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 6-8
Massive Migrations • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
• Grades K-2
• Grades K-2
Disappearing Water • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Physical Science - Energy
• Grades K-2
• Grades K-2
Plants and Animals, Partners in Pollination • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 6-8
Robo Arm • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Eat Like a Bird! January • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades K-2
Using the Very, Very Simple Climate Model in the Classroom • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 6-8
Materials and Their Properties, lessons Comparing the Properties of Different Materials (pp. 22); and Exploring Thermal Insulators and Conductors (pp. 23) • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades K-2
Cellular Respiration (Molecular Workbench Curriculum Module) • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 9-12
Exploring the Water Cycle • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 6-8
Surviving Winter in the Dust Bowl (Food Chains and Trophic Levels) • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 9-12
A Recipe for Traits • Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits • Grades 6-8
Balancing Chemical Equations • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 6-8
Energy Changes in Chemical Reactions • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 6-8
5E Resource Conservation: E Waste • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 9-12
Florida's Everglades: The River of Grass • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 6-8
Where's the Beach? – Investigating Ways to Protect Shorelines from Erosion • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
Genetics of Sesame Street Characters • Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits • Grades 6-8
BrainPOP Weathering Video • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades K-2
Baggie Chemistry • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 6-8
What's All the Noise About? • Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer • Grades K-2
Kat and Squirrel Go Camping • Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer • Grades K-2
Flow of Matter and Energy in Ecosystems • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
• Physical Science - Energy
• Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
Break Down of Erosion • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades K-2
Cloud in a Jar Observation Booklet • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades K-2
Evolutionary Relationships in Mammals (Genetics and Evolution) • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 9-12
Exploring Reversible Changes of State and Exploring Irreversible Changes of State • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades K-2
STEM in a BOX - Shakin' Up the Classroom: K-3EarthScienceSTEMintheboxprint.docx • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades K-2
Meiosis: How Does the Process of Meiosis Reduce the Number of Chromosomes in Reproductive Cells? • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 9-12
The Life of Environments • Physical Science - Energy
• Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
The Sound of Science • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 3-5
Why So Yummy • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades K-2
How Does Your Garden Grow • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design • Grades K-2
Bite Size Physics: Energy and Waves Bite • Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer • Grades 3-5
Next Time You See a Sunset • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades K-2
Effect of Environment on Plant Growth • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 6-8
Graphing the Periodic Table • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 9-12
Surface Tension of Water • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 9-12
Simon Says Big Amplitude, Small Wavelength! • Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer • Grades 3-5
Marble Roll • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Invent a Backscratcher from Everyday Materials • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades K-2
• Grades K-2
Habitat Change Assessment Probe • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 9-12
Who Needs What? /Light Plants and Dark Plants, Wet Plants and Dry Ones • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades K-2
Do Plants Need Sunlight? • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades K-2
Natural Selection • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 9-12
Making Sense of Natural Selection • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 9-12
Which Will Dry Out Last Assessment Probe • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 9-12
Decline in Saltwater Fish Populations (Chapter 7) • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 9-12
Chemical Reactions and Stoichiometry • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 9-12
Roller Coasters • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Energy of Motion • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 6-8
Electromagnetism Experiment • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Breaking the Sound Barrier • Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer • Grades 3-5
Drug-Resistant TB: A Genetic Analysis Using Online Bioinformatic Tools • Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits • Grades 9-12
Wild Kratts: Creaturepedia • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades K-2
Plant Growth and Gas Exchange Unit • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 9-12
Light and Dark Formative Assessment Probe • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 9-12
Leaf Photosynthesis NetLogo Model • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 9-12
Graphene: The Next Wonder Material? • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Forces and Motion • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Waves: Light and Sound • Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer • Grades K-2
Circuits and Electric Light • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 3-5
Adopt a Drifter: Do Ocean Surface Currents Influence Climate? • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 6-8
Calculating Biodiversity in the Real World • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 9-12
Looking Through the Energy Lens: Marble Collisions • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 3-5
All Things Being Equal • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 9-12
Lunar Phases • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades 6-8
Fusion Reactions: How and Where are Elements Created? • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 9-12
Cooking with the Sun - Creating a Solar Oven • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 6-8
We're All In This Together • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades K-2
UN Climate Council • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 9-12
• Grades 9-12
No Ordinary Coronary • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
An Origin of Species: Pollenpeepers • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 6-8
Dissecting an Owl Pellet • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 3-5
Insects That Work Together • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 3-5
Mass Environmental Change • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 3-5
Energy Makes Things Happen: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind • Physical Science - Energy
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Pedigrees and the Inheritance of Lactose Intolerance • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 9-12
What's Inside the Termite Mound Video • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 3-5
Battle at Kruger: Water Buffalo Save Calf from Lions (Phenomenon) • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 3-5
Evaporation of Alcohols • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 9-12
The Magic School Bus Bakes in a Cake lesson and video, "Ready Set Dough" ! • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades K-2
Experiment with Ecosystems • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 3-5
Taking the Pulse of Yellowstone’s “Breathing” Volcano: Problem-Based Learning in America’s First National Park • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 9-12
Bug Hunt • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 6-8
Climate Science in Focus • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 9-12
Biodomes Engineering Design Project • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Wendell's World of the Weird and Wacky - Leaves • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades K-2
PhET Collision Labs: Introduction to One Dimensional Collisions • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Relating Formulas to Common Sense: "Oomph" • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Momentum Thinking Problems • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Heat, Temperature and Conduction • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 6-8
Energy Skate Park Basics Energy Exploration • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 6-8
Ocean Bully • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 6-8
Habitable Planet Population Simulator • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 6-8
Ant Colonies: The Power of Cooperation • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 3-5
Matter song a music video by untamed Science • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades K-2
Animal Horns • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades K-2
Solar Water Heater • Physical Science - Energy
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 9-12
• Grades 9-12
Population Explosion • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 9-12
The Gene Scene • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 6-8
Environmental Influence on Genotypes and Phenotypes • Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits • Grades 9-12
Catching the Wrong Species • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 9-12
• Grades 9-12
Melting and Freezing • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades K-2
Floating Static Bands • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Science of NHL Hockey: Newton's Three Laws of Motion • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Guppies Galore • Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits • Grades 3-5
The Systems Engineering Tool Box - Pugh Matrix (PM) • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 9-12
Physical Education Meets Physical Science • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Minerals on the Edge • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 6-8
Getting the Right Angle on the Story • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 3-5
Earthquakes-Engineering-Grade 4 • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Investigating Motion: What Causes Objects to Move? • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Morse Code Messaging • Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer • Grades 3-5
What Are Waves? • Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer • Grades 3-5
Pop Bottle Waves and Hair Dryer Ripples • Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer • Grades 3-5
Red Alert! • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 9-12
StoryBots: Outer Space Playlist • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades K-2
Converting Cellulosic Biomass to Ethanol • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 9-12
Teaching NGSS in Elementary School—Fourth Grade • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 3-5
What’s the Matter in Mr. Whisker’s Room? • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 3-5
3 Puck Chuck • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
The Pull of the Planets • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades 6-8
Continental Drift Activity • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe
• Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
Next Generation Climate - Grades 6-8 - Lesson 2 • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 6-8
The Dynamic Trio • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades K-2
Force and Motion: Newton's Second Law • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Humans on Earth • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades K-2
Science- Weather • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades K-2
Interactions - How do interactions happen with living things? • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
• Grades K-2
• Grades K-2
• Grades K-2
How Should We Label Different Kinds of Energy? • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 3-5
There's an App for That: Designing a Smartphone App about Ecosystems • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 9-12
Fossilization and Adaptation: Activities in Paleontology • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 3-5
Muskox Maneuvers • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 3-5
Wild Kratts Creaturepedia and Animal Adaptations • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 3-5
A Walk in the Deciduous Forest (Biomes of North America) • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 3-5
Island: A Story of the Galapagos • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 3-5
A Walk in the Rain Forest (Biomes of North America) • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 3-5
A Walk in the Prairie (Biomes of North America) • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 3-5
A Walk in the Tundra (Biomes of North America) • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 3-5
A Walk in the Boreal Forest (Biomes of North America) • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 3-5
Catch It! • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 3-5
Catch Up on Tomato Technology • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 6-8
A Journey into the Ocean (Biomes of North America) • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 3-5
A Guide to Developing Literacy Practices in Science: Supporting Claims with Evidence by Using an Argumentation Card Sort: Fossils • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 6-8
Color Variation over Time in Rock Pocket Mouse Populations • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 6-8
Designing a Digestive System • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 9-12
Science Games For Kids: Properties of Materials • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades K-2
Chemical Cafe • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 3-5
Telephones • Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer • Grades K-2
Newton's Third Law: Complete Toolkit • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Can We Save This Mountain? • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades K-2
• Grades K-2
Freezing Balloons • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 9-12
Bridging to Polymers • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
How Can Water Change the Shape of the Land? • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades K-2
Air, A Gas • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 3-5
Weather Walks • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades K-2
Gravity and Orbits • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades 6-8
Conservation in Action • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 9-12
Feeding Frenzy • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 3-5
Finding Erosion at Our School • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades K-2
Human Footprint • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 9-12
SciGirls: Turtle Power (Season 1, Episode 1) • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 6-8
Atmospheric Process: Radiation • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 6-8
Bioenergy Farm Game • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 9-12
Exploring the “Systems” in Ecosystems • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 6-8
The Simple Story of Photosynthesis and Food • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 6-8
Journey Into an Estuary (Biomes of North America) • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 3-5
Design a Lunar Thermos • Physical Science - Energy
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Keep a Moon Journal • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades K-2
There's a Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On! • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades K-2
Patterns of Daylight • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades K-2
Matter and Heat/ Irreversible Changes • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades K-2
Observable Properties of Matter • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades K-2
The Properties of Materials and their Everyday Uses • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades K-2
Gary's Sand Journal • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 3-5
Dragon Genetics – Understanding Inheritance • Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits • Grades 6-8
How Can Wind Change the Shape of the Land? • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades K-2
Energy Encounters: Green Engineers • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 3-5
Sled Wars: Gizmos • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 3-5
Bringing Your Classroom to Life • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 3-5
Squishy Circuits • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 3-5
Animal Mouth Structures • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 3-5
Lab 4: Cell Structure, from "Argument-Driven Inquiry in Life Science" by Enderle, Bickel, Gleim, Granger, Grooms, Hester, Murphey, Sampson, Southerland • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 6-8
Modeling Sea Level: Lateral and Vertical Facies Changes • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 6-8
Asteroid Impacts: The Debatable K-T Extinction • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 6-8
Including Students in a Model of the Earth, Moon, and Sun System • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades 6-8
Investigating Erosion • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 9-12
Monstrous Mutations Adaptation: Mutations & Variations Activity • Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits • Grades 6-8
No More Plants • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 6-8
Seeing is Believing • Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer • Grades K-2
Water is Wonderful • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Grades K-2
• Grades K-2
IRIS Seismic Monitor • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 9-12
IRIS Rapid Earthquake Viewer (REV) • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 9-12
Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS) Seismic Wave Simulator • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 9-12
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Carbon Tracker • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 9-12
Soil Color and Redox Chemistry • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 9-12
A House for Chase the Dog • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions
• Grades K-2
• Grades K-2
Biomes and Climatology Comparison • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 9-12
Assessing the Unseen • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
• Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer
• Grades K-2
• Grades K-2
• Grades K-2
Catch Me If You Can! • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Engineering Motion • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design • Grades K-2
Model Building Activity of Electrostatics • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Javier Builds a Bridge / To Get To The Other Side:Building Bridges • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Assessing Light Knowledge - two lessons • Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer • Grades K-2
Earth's Dynamically Changing Climate • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 9-12
SCAMPERing Into Engineering! • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Pollution Patrol • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
Enrichment Activity 4: Storm Forecasting • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 6-8
Mystery Powders • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 3-5
Energy Consumption Rates Around the World • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 9-12
Formative Assessment Probe: Is It Erosion? • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 3-5
How Do Animals Move? • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades K-2
Hurricanes • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 6-8
Hurricane Frequency and Intensity • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 9-12
Decision Making: A Mock Town Meeting on a Proposed Tank Farm • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 9-12
• Grades 9-12
Tracking Pollution: A Hazardous Whodunit • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades 9-12
Thousands of tiny pieces can create something big • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades K-2
Our Super Star • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades K-2
HHMI Data Point: Schooling Behavior of Stickleback Fish from Different Habitats • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 9-12
Sock Seeds • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades K-2
Seed Dispersal • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 3-5
How Does Force Affect Motion? • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Cookie Crumbles- Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 1: 25 Formative Assessment Probes (PDF e-book) • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 3-5
Take it apart, put it together • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades K-2
HHMI Data Point: Effects of Natural Selection on Finch Beak Size • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades 9-12
Chemical Reaction Rates: Inquiry on Affecting Factors • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 9-12
Conservation of Energy Using Hot Wheels • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 9-12
Work and Energy Thinking Problems • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 9-12
Circus Physics: Conservation of Energy • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 9-12
Concentrated Solar Power • Physical Science - Energy • Grades 9-12
The Science of Macaroni Salad (and 2. Dig Deeper) • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades K-2
Mission: Solar System: Invisible Force Challenge • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
The Slo Mo Guys: You Tube Videos • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades K-2
Weather and Climate Basics • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades K-2
Climate Change and Michigan Forests • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
Gravity Racers • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
How Do Glaciers Change the Shape of the Land? • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades K-2
Changes of State • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 6-8
Changing State - Evaporation • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 6-8
States of Matter Basics • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 6-8
About the Weather • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems • Grades K-2
Will there be enough freshwater? • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 9-12
Modeling Ecosystem Effects of Termite Mound Patterns • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 9-12
Design and Build a Biosuit • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 6-8
Fisheries and Seafood Consumption • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity • Grades 9-12
Two Scoops Are Better Than One • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design • Grades K-2
Ramps 2: Ramp Builder • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Cooler in the Shadows • Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer • Grades K-2
Improving Our Vanilla Bean Pollinators • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades K-2
The Bug Chicks-Mission:Pollination (Episode 5) • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades K-2
Finding Solutions to Environmental Issues/Problems • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 9-12
Inquiry-Based Science and the Next Generation Science Standards: A Magnetic Attraction • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Vanilla Ice Cream! • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades K-2
David Williams Rainforest Song • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades K-2
The Wonders of the Rain Forest • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity • Grades K-2
Stoichiometry Balloon Races • Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions • Grades 9-12
Where the Birds Live • Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics • Grades 9-12
Model of Inheritance: Which Model of Inheritance Best Explains How a Specific Trait is Inherited in Fruit Flies? • Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits • Grades 9-12
Using Genetic Crosses to Analyze a Stickleback Trait • Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits • Grades 9-12
Seasons Interactive - SEPUP • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades 6-8
Observing the Sun • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe • Grades K-2
Waterproof The Roof • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Egg Drop and Impulse • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Designing a Hovercraft • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Mystery Forces • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Force and Motion Investigation • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Enzymes Help Us Digest Food • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 9-12
Peas, Please! • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 3-5
Let's Hear It For Ladybugs! • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 3-5
Simply Butterflies! • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 3-5
A Time of Their Own • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 3-5
Dig This! Erosion Investigation • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
Adapting to the Environment, Using Leaves to Introduce Students to Ecophysiology • Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes • Grades 9-12
Understanding the Func