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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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)
Fact Checking in an Era of Fake News Students will learn how to identify valid and reputable sources by reviewing a variety of sources, including paper-based and web-based sources of information, using the CRAAP Test. Bioenergy Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
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)
Eye of the Tiger Students will build confidence in their drawing abilities and develop observational skills and attention to detail. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

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