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  • Record your data on an experiment or other research and draw a picture for each observation with this simple form.
  • Do you know... how big the biggest shark is? when sharks first existed on Earth? where sharks can be found? Learn about these fabulous fish with this informative reading comprehension.
  • A fact-filled reading comprehension on the formation and types of crystals is followed by SEVEN great crystal experiments for home or the classroom, using everyday materials.
  • Assemble the skeleton and correctly label the parts.
  • Learn about hurricanes with this fact-filled reading comprehension.
  • Reading comprehension focusing on different types of clouds, how they are formed, and what they indicate about the weather.
  • [member-created document] This document was made with the abcteach word search puzzle tool. NOTES: From "charge" to "static electricity"
  • "Nothing excites them more than trekking through a mysterious labyrinth of underground chambers and tunnels." This reading comprehension introduces spelunkers, speleologists, and their shared fascination with caves.
  • One of six writing prompts from our member site on Pluto's status as a dwarf planet.
  • Lined pages for recording facts, ideas, sources, materials, notes, experimental process notes (hypothesis, etc.). A great prompt tool.
  • Bookmarks explain the parts of a circuit (battery, wire, light bulb, switch). A handy study tool.
  • Informative science-based reading comprehension.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against the existence of zoos. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding animal exhibit safety at the public aquarium. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Aquarium Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium".
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. A case study requires that you investigate and describe the experiences of one or a few in a way that helps your reader understand that there are many others in similar circumstances. Develop an understanding of the relationships between humans and endangered species. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Two black and white illustrations of the human respiratory system.
  • A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring five endangered invertebrates of North America, plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of 7 short answer questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
  • A two page biography of the Italian Astronomer, Galileo, with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • Students create a single-paged informational flyer describing proper care of a specific plant. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this writing activity students research and explain how banana fibers are used to create a variety of products. One of many focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this writing activity students describe how to prepare, cook and serve food from plants. One of many focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against the irradiation of food to protect people against food-borne illnesses. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against the the genetic manipulation of plants in the laboratory. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • four general forms to be used for science experiments- multi-age.
  • A fun fact reading comprehension, word building and more. You'll never look at this "royalty" in the same way again!
  • Students use the periodic table to review atomic number, number of shells per atom, etc.
  • Students read a story about a typical day in one man's life, then isolate the over 20 uses of electricity, concluding by rewriting the story without electricity.
  • Reading comprehension: the lives and work of queens, drones, and workers; the waggle dance; and other interesting honeybee facts.
  • Ten pages to help organize a science project.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against protecting land for biodiversity. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the amphibians of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Three page reading comp describing history of oiled bird rescue and the procedures and techniques used; multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • PowerPoint with Audio. Part of the Living on Planet Earth series. This presentation includes colorful images and illustrations that describe how plants make their own food through the process of photosynthesis. It also provides basic concepts as to how plants and animals breathe and obtain nutrition.
  • PowerPoint with Audio. Part of the Living on Planet Earth series. This presentation includes colorful images and illustrations to explain how plants have adapted to living in soils with high concentrations of minerals. These plants are growing near salt water, in irrigated fields and in soils containing volcanic rock.
  • A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring five endangered mammals of Africa. Includes teacher's note, a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary and middle school students and a page of completion questions for elementary students. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
  • A set of vocabulary building tools and activities for words related to the Scientific Method. Includes word list, spelling practice or definition worksheet, word search in the shape of a telescope and a crossword puzzle.
  • A two page text explains the history and science of the big bang theory and the reasons scientist consider it valid. Includes a vocabulary exercise of related scientific terms and a set of short answer questions.
  • A one page explanation of surface tension followed by two related experiments and a teacher's note.
  • Even Einstein marvelled at the discoveries made by Edwin Hubble, for whom the Hubble Telescope is named. Find out more about this amazing scientist!
  • Do you know why it's called a watt? an ohm? a volt? Your students will know after this thorough history. From amber and fur (600 B.C.) to jumping frogs (1786) to electrical resistance (1827), this unit is a fantastic introduction to the history of electricity.
  • A unit describing parts of a glacier, types of glaciers, life on glaciers and glaciology.

Notes

  • PLEASE check other areas of the site for more MIDDLE SCHOOL materials. Many materials are multi-aged. Check out the theme units and teaching extras, book units, etc.