Watershed Water Quality Investigation

This in-depth lesson plan explores local watershed water quality through a hands-on investigation comparing samples from drinking water and a local stream. Instructional resource includes…

DNA Structure Lab

This lab includes a hands-on activity to learn about DNA structures. The student worksheet includes procedures for making a model of a DNA molecule using…

How To Create a Pie Chart

This simple activity uses an online graph making tool from the National Center for Education Statistics (https://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/CreateAGraph/default.aspx) to teach students how to make a Pie…

Water Quality Challenge

This 5-week lesson uses problem-based learning strategies to explore local water quality and features an experiment that uses backpack filtration units to test for contaminants…

Humidity Testing Tutorial

This step-by-step instructional resource includes procedures for testing humidity using PASCO sensors and SparkVue app. Instructions include video resources, materials needed, setup, and data collection.…

Hovercraft Engineering Design Challenge

This in-depth lesson includes everything a teacher needs to facilitate an engineering challenge for students to design a hovercraft with household items. Instructional materials include…

Heavy Metal Testing Tutorial

This step-by-step instructional resource includes how to use PASCO Sensors and SparkVue app to test for heavy metals. Instructions include materials needed, setup, and data…

GMO Soybean Experiment

The GMO Soybean Experiment is an 8 Week lesson unit. Students explore how the world population is increasing and demand for food is increasing. Likewise,…