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
Stream Webs Field and Classroom Watershed Investigation Curriculum Biology, Ecology Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Story of The Beaver Students in this lesson will learn about the beaver and its history in Oregon. Ecology Elementary (4-5)
Standardized Work In this lesson students will learn about cycle time to increase productivity and quality pertained to standardized work. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Specialists vs. Generalists In this lesson students learn about food webs and explore specialist and generalist diets. Biology, Ecology Elementary (4-5)
Speakers In this lesson students learn about electromagnetic fields, magnets and coils of wire to design their very own speakers. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Spaghetti Quake In this lesson student learn about earthquake magnitude by breaking different size bundles of uncooked spaghetti noodles to understand differences in magnitude. Geology Elementary (4-5)
Solar City In this lesson students will understand how building design can accommodate solar panels, and how building design can be used to take advantage of passive solar energy. Renewable Energy Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Slip, Sliding Away In this lesson, students learn about glacial flow and slip/sliding away part of the cryosphere. Climate Change Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Should Rey Mystery Drink Gatorade? Students in this lesson will define vocabulary, read about ingredients, discuss the importance of each ingredient and its effect on the body, and approximate how much of each as they formulate their own drink. Biology Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8)
Shocking Solar In this lesson students will learn how photovoltaic panels work, and to how optimize solar panel efficiency. Students will also learn how to work with series and parallel circuits. Bioenergy Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)