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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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Lunch Box Assembly In this lesson students learn about industrial and manufacturing engineering by through production and assembly systems. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Macro Feeding Frenzie In this lesson students will be introduced to feeding adaptations found in aquatic macroinvertebrates. After a short introduction, students will play a game and do an activity to learn more about the functional feeding groups. Biology, Ecology Elementary (4-5)
Macro Mayhem In this lesson students to play an exciting game to help them understand how pollution impacts the biodiversity of macroinvertebrates found in a stream ecosystem. Biology, Ecology Elementary (4-5)
Magnificent Macroinvertebrates In this lesson students will learn about macroinvertebrates by working in teams to design and build model organism that demonstrate adaptations needed to survive relative to conditions of the stream they will live in. Biology, Ecology Elementary (4-5)
Making A Mini-landslide Students explore how landslide severity depends on materials (sand, gravel, lava rock), slope steepness and water content. Geology Elementary (4-5)
Marine Osteoporosis In this lesson students learn about the effects of acidic oceans on certain marine organisms and the causes of ocean acidification. Biology, Climate Change, Ecology, Marine Elementary (4-5)
Mice and Munchies In this lesson students will explore interrelationships and adaptations between prey and predators. Students will also determine features of competition between animals in aa habitat. Biology, Ecology Elementary (4-5)
Microbial Fuel Cell These activities will help you walk your students through two major principles involved in fuel cell creation. They will learn what a battery is and how energy can come from in living organisms. Bioenergy, Chemistry, Energy High School (9-12)
Nanocrystalline Solar Cell In this lesson students will construct and learn about nanocrystalline solar cells. Energy, Engineering, Renewable Energy High School (9-12)
Nature's FBI In this lesson students will learn about producers, consumers, and decomposers by exploring nurse logs and soil. They will learn about nature’s FBI (fungus, bacteria, and invertebrates) and add these organisms to their riparian zone model. Biology Elementary (4-5)