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 descending Lesson Summary Subject Grade Level
Save the Day Students use a card game to generate ideas for designs that will help someone in various disaster scenarios. Engineering Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Save The Penguins Students in this lesson will learn the broad context of global climate change. Biology, Climate Change, Ecology Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Saving White City's Air Part I In this lesson students will learn to differentiate thermal conversions of wood to understand the uses of each thermal conversion product. Bioenergy, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering Middle School (6-8)
Saving White City's Air Part II In this lesson students will learn about different thermal conversions and thermal conversion product to create a basic model of a gasifier. Bioenergy, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering Middle School (6-8)
Saving White City's Air Part III In this lesson students learn about steam for generating and transporting heat from biofuels. Bioenergy, Biology, Ecology, Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Saving White City's Air Part IV In this lesson students will learn the importance of biomass boilers to convert sawdust into steam. Bioenergy, Biology, Ecology, Engineering High School (9-12)
Schoolyard Quadrats In this lesson students learn how to measure population density in quadrats by sampling plant species. Biology Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Scribbler Machine Students will design and build a simple machine to accomplish a task. Engineering Middle School (6-8)
Secret Life of Plankton Students learn about the diversity of plankton and are then challenged to design a planktonic organism. Engineering, Marine Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8)
See No Evil, Speak No Evil Students in this lesson will participate in an activity to build communication, collaboration, and problem solving skills. Team Building Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)

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