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. Another resource is the Common Core Standards for Oregon.

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Lesson Titlesort ascending Lesson Summary Subject Grade Level
Understanding Ocean Acidification Students in this lesson will learn about the pH scale, the carbon cycle, using scientific notation, and reading chemical equations. Biology, Chemistry, Climate Change, Marine Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8)
Understanding Batteries and Capacitors In this lesson students begin to develop an understanding of how batteries and capacitors work by acting out the components of electrical circuits with a disposable battery, a rechargeable battery, and a capacitor. Energy, Engineering, Physics Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Tsunamis In this lesson students learn about Tsunami Hazard Mitigation and Engineering. Students will learn about the stages of tsunamis, and the engineering process. Geology Elementary (4-5)
Trees or Solar Panels In this lesson students will evaluate energy options available in the area, and use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology to make energy decisions. Renewable Energy Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Tiny Oligotrophic Tiny Oligotrophic is a fast-to-learn, strategic tile placement game where players compete to place biomass the fastest. Biology, Chemistry, Climate Change, Marine Elementary (4-5)
Think Like a Beaver Students in this lesson will learn create a model beaver dam and demonstrate changes in the ecosystem community pre-and-post dam. Ecology Elementary (4-5)
Thermal Expansion In this lesson students learn about how warming waters affect the ocean ecosystem. Biology, Ecology, Marine Elementary (4-5)
The Axial Seamount: Life on a Vent This activity asks students to understand, and build a food web to describe the interdependent relationships of hydrothermal vent organisms. Marine Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8)
Team Building IV Students in this lesson expand their team building skills through the Classification Game, and One Question Game. Team Building Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Team Building III In this lesson students participate in a plethora of team building activities. Team Building Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)