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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. Another resource is the Common Core Standards for Oregon.

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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)
Exoplanet 1061 The object of this game is to build a society where you maintain enough food, water, and energy to grow your population and advance your technologies, while managing waste buildup, surviving natural disasters, and other events that befall your community. Bioenergy Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Eras of Crop Improvement Students learn about why farmers/plant scientists would want to improve traits, with students brainstorming the different types of traits that may be desirable for food producers and consumers. Biology, Climate Change, Ecology Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Enzymes and Bioenergy This activity explores the function of cellulase and its limitations, specifically time-dependence. Bioenergy, Biology High School (9-12)
Engineering Design Challenges This lesson focuses on the engineering design process. Students will learn to ask, imagine, plan, create, and improve designs on a multitude of activities. Engineering Middle School (6-8)
Engineering a Solution Students will learn about the most prevalent type of marine debris: plastics and microplastics. Engineering, Marine Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8)
Electrochemistry: Harnessing Electricity From Chemical Reactions In this lesson students will learn about electricity and circuits, and then power a small LED with a potato using pennies and screws. Chemistry, Energy, Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Electricity, Circuits and Magnetism OH MY! In this lesson, students are introduced to electricity and simple circuits. Energy, Engineering High School (9-12)

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