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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Earthquake Triangulation Activity In this lesson students will learn how to determine the distance of an earthquake from seismic stations using the difference in primary and secondary waves from the earthquake. Geology Elementary (4-5)
Earthquake Engineering and Design Challenge In this lesson students design, build, test and improve a structure to withstand an earthquake. Engineering, Geology Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Earth Layers In this lesson students will understand how Earth is dynamic and how moving plates form ocean basins, mountains ranges, volcanoes, and earthquakes. Geology Elementary (4-5)
Duct Tape Wallets Students in this lesson learn about engineering design and create their very own duct tape wallet. Family Math & Science Night Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Drone Discovery Students in this lesson will learn about drones, and information gathering abilities. Engineering, Math, Physics High School (9-12)
Discovering Plate Boundaries In this lesson, students will learn about plate boundaries using specialty and plate name to identify and classify data. Geology Elementary (4-5)
Designing Engineers In this lesson students will develop an understanding of the NGSS engineering design process in classroom activities. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Design for Manufacturability In this lesson students will learn about design for manufacturability through redesign to develop an understanding of designing for manufacturability. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Design and Build a Polar Ice Drifter Students will take part in a hypothetical engineering and design challenge that will help them to better understand sea ice and how research is carried out on sea ice. Chemistry, Climate Change, Marine Elementary (4-5)
Culminating Lesson In this lesson students demonstrate their understanding of just-in-time manufaturing, facilities layout design, and design for manufacturability. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)