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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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Lesson Title Lesson Summary Subject Grade Level
Introduction to Biodiversity Students in this lesson will learn to different organism characteristics through recordings and shared observations. Biology Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8)
Introduction to Graphing This lesson is designed to help students understand that we are all potential users of data, and that data is something we all give or receive. Biology, Engineering, Math, Physics Elementary (4-5)
Investigating the GMO Controversy Students investigate the societal controversy surrounding the AquAdvantage Salmon, one of the GMO applications they learned about in Lesson 2. Biology, Ecology Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Isle Royale, Not Battle Royale Students interpret historical data from the Island Royale study, watch recent news clips, and engage in a debate whether or not to introduce wolves to the island. Biology, Ecology Elementary (4-5), Middle School (6-8)
It All Comes Down to Glucose In this lesson students will conduct experiments to identify glucose, starch, and fat in a variety of foods. They will learn that energy, in the form of glucose, is stored in all plants, and how glucose in some plants are being used to make biofuel. Bioenergy, Chemistry Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Just-in-Time Manufacturing In this lesson students learn about just-in -time, push and pull manufacturing through airplane manufacturing. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Lego Shell Building Biology, Climate Change, Ecology, Marine Elementary (4-5)
Line Balancing In this lesson students learn about line balancing to create a finished product. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Living On The Edge Students in this lesson will play a game to learn about the hazards associated with living around Cascade volcanoes. Geology Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Lunch Box Assembly In this lesson students learn about industrial and manufacturing engineering by through production and assembly systems. Engineering Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)