Last year, I started a new Space Club program at four middle schools. Not wanting to reinvent the wheel, I searched the web for ideas and curriculum to implement. I soon became excited to find great resources like NASA and TeachEngineering, but I was also overwhelmed as a simple Google search for "Space STEM activities" gives you a mere 89 million hits. Wading through a lot of junk eventually brought some gems that I could implement, and I leave it to another post to rant about the…
3 of my favorite water cycle, rain cycle experiments. These science experiments are simple to set up and use common household items. http://lessons4littleones.com/2015/04/15/water-cycle-rain-cycle-science-experiments/
This Alternative Energy Resources poster is designed to aide students in understanding that energy can be created from the power of the wind, water, sun, earth, plants, and animal waste. The Texas TEK (5.7C) is listed within the poster inlcuding if the TEK is a Readiness or Supporting Standard.
Earth’s Place in the Universe Interactive Organizers
Earth’s Place in the Universe Interactive Organizers contains everything you need to create interactive science notebooks for your astronomy unit. This 221 page resource is aligned to the Next Generation Middle School Earth and Space Science Standards, following sequentially down MS-ESS1. $
Teaching science can be engaging with this hands-on activity. This experiment helps students see that weathering and erosion can be slowed down but not stopped. Check out this science teaching idea for your elementary classroom!
Rocks & Rock Cycle Unit for Interactive Earth Science Notebook. Includes many foldable activities, including a metamorphic sedimentary and igneous rock activity. Geology worksheets and printable projects that are ready to cut and paste into an interactive notebook.