General Science Lesson Plan Menu
Developed in 2012
Controlled Experimentation With Bubbles (Grade 6)
Effects of Nitrates and and Phosphates on Aquatic Ecosystems (Grades 6-8)
Melting Ice With Road Salt: An Inquiry-Based Project (Grades 6-8)
Viscosity Race (Grades 6-8)
Who Dunnit? Modeling the Use of DNA Evidence in Crime
Solving (Grades 8 & 9)
(Grades 8 & 9)
Developed in 2011
Carbon Dioxide Cycle (Grade 5)
Grow Bacteria, Grow! (Grades 6-8)
Making Observations and Inferences (Grades 7 & 8)
Sound All Around (Grades 3-6)
Developed in 2010
Investigate the Role of Cholesterol from Cholesterol-rich Foods in the Human Body
Water Taste Test
Weather or Not
Developed in 2009
Recipe Lesson Plan
Teaching the Scientific Method Through Thumb Wars
The Working of Scientists (Scientific Method)
Developed in 2008
Mechanical, electrical, and radiant energy
Zoo scavenger hunt
Developed in 2007
Dissolving Gobstoppers using controls and variables
How do we use the scientific method to perform an experiment?
How to effectively and efficiently read a scientific article
Structure of design: Built to last?
Water and surface tension
Developed in 2006
Exploring basic physical science concepts
How can we use Excel to make charts?
How do scientists research for lab activities?
Integrating technology into the science curriculum
The importance of detailed procedures in science
Developed in 2005
How can we research science careers?
How can working together enhance the learning and doing of science?
Magic water: A black box activity
M&M's and the scientific method
The oil crisis
Presentation of research plan
Developed in 2004
Generic fishbowl activity for the science classroom
How do we find the resultant of two vectors at 0°, 90 °, and 180 °?
The nature of science - An Activity for the First Day of Class
What floats your boat?
Developed in 2003
How can we determine the reliability of an internet resource?
More than meets the eye: The importance of making observations
Developed in 2002
Communicating science content using web enabled presentation software
Using handheld devices to collect digital data (for use by staff developers)
Developed in 2000
Stimulating scientific learning
What is science?
Developed in 1999
Cyber-scavenger hunt game
Having students become familiar with female scientists
Keeping a laboratory notebook
Developed in 1998
To develop the students’ understanding of how long-term research is accomplished
Developed in 1997
How can we improve basic laboratory techniques?
How to prepare for a science symposium