Monday: Weekly Science Lessons
Learn about the mountain pine bark beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) and its impacts on forest health in North America.
- Weekly lesson packets with an introductory video, homework, and pre-lesson assignments.
- Lessons are designed to have students interact with the content, ask questions, and practice critical thinking skills.
- Students are encouraged to submit photos of their associated research projects to us and we will regularly share strong submissions.
- Utilize our office hours for follow up questions on Wednesdays. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a meeting.
NGSS Alignment: These lessons hit many SEP’s, CCC’s and DCI’s. For our lesson packets, you can find the standards on the teacher answer key within the packet.
Learn about the one of the most important foundations of chemistry: understanding solutions!
Learn about the ecosystems of the Sierra Nevada, which makes up the top portion of the watershed serving much of California, and contains up to 50% of the vascular plants in the state.
Learn about the chemical makeup, polarity, and other unique qualities of this substance which covers 71% of the Earth’s surface.
Learn about the Earth’s wind and ocean current patterns, and how these factors help keep the planet cool. This complete lesson packet comes with a video, readings, a worksheet, and a suggested research project.
Behavioral ecology is the study of why and how animals control their behavior. To learn more about this, we’ll look at some of the fascinating behavioral adaptations of birds.
Learn about weather, climate, and the rising surface temperature of the Earth in this complete science lesson packet.
This complete lesson including a video and worksheet teaches about the importance of insect populations in an ecosystem.
These aquatic insects are an important part of the ecosystem and critical to the health of our waterways. Get more information in the complete lesson packet.
Materials Needed Project creation guide for middle school or high school, poster template, presentation template, and previous lesson’s data sheet.
Materials Needed This worksheet, a computer, last week’s worksheet, and a timer.