Science Icons drawn on chalk board

These lessons cover STEM topics for grades 4-12. Many of them include options for advanced students. Additionally, the lessons meet Next Generation Science Standards.

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From Salmonberry to Sagebrush In these lessons students will learn about invasive and non-invasive plants. Students will also learn about the ecoregions of Oregon and the ecology of plants, as well as other topics. Biology, Ecology Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
From Fossils to Phylogenies Presentation This Powerpoint introduces the four activities for From Fossils to Phylogenies Biology, Engineering Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
From Fossils to Phylogenies Phylogenetic Tree Activity This lesson introduces what phylogenetics is, why it is important, how to read a phylo and what is MAB? Biology, Engineering Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
From Fossils to Phylogenies Mass Spectrometry Activity Students will analyze proteins from a Tyrannosaurus rex. Biology, Engineering Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
From Fossils to Phylogenies BLAST Activity Students will use BLAST to identify species from proteins. Biology, Engineering Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Fork it Over In this lesson students will get to make their own biodegradable forks while still trying to maintain utensil strength. Bioenergy Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Food Webs within a Riparian Zone In this lesson students will be introduced to the food webs within the riparian zone. They will act out and draw food webs, and begin to build their riparian models. Biology Elementary (4-5)
Film Canister Rockets In this lesson students will make film canister rocket using baking soda and vinegar. Engineering Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Field Investigations In this lesson students learn about the scientific process through field investigations. Biology, Ecology Elementary (4-5)
Facility Design In this lesson students apply industrial and manufacturing processes to design a zoo facility. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

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