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  • What causes cavities? How can they be prevented? Answers to these questions and more can be found in this fact-packed reading comprehension.
  • An experiment that demonstrates chemical testing by adding a turmeric test liquid to 12 substances. Color changes illustrate whether the substances are base or not. Includes instructions for the experiment and a lab worksheet for students.
  • "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.
  • This unit is a full series of reading comprehensions presenting a thorough view of cell phones in terms of history (when was it invented) techonology (how does it work), society (what are appropriate cell phone manners), and more.

  • Use this four page notebook to answer targeted questions and collect information about a bird, from physical features to cool facts.
  • A Tesla coil with the words "brain power". Three desk tags.
  • Informative science-based reading comprehension.
  • Illustrated and detailed description of basic photosynthesis.
  • A one page reading comprehension about the three methods by which things are invented and details of actual discoveries, with 4 pages of exercises.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Writing and following directions are important skills to have when putting something together, repeating an experiment, or learning new techniques. This activity helps students describe an animal behavior that helps it survive. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • One page reading comp on the balance in the nutrition of milk with reading comp questions, discussion points, activities, vocabulary word search puzzle.
  • 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.
  • A set of color and red highlighted illustrated nomenclature cards of 13 parts of the respiratory system.
  • 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 keeping exotic reptiles as pets. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Birds of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. This activity helps students compare and contrast fish from different biomes. Check out Birds of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.ELA Standards RI7 RI8 RI9

  • In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about reptiles. Create a report that helps others understand what you have learned using a variety of resources. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Reptiles of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Tyler and Hannah are overwhelmed by the number of search results they get for the word Internet, when trying to research for an assignment. Mother helps them start the paper by explaining some of the changes the Internet has brought.
  • 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.
  • One page set of directions for creating compost, plus two pages of information on the types of composting systems, followed by a set of functional text questions.
  • A two page biography of the Italian Astronomer, Galileo, with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt.
  • A two page explanation of the scientific method with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt. abcteach The Scientific Method Vocabulary Set 2 may be useful with this reading comprehension.
  • 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.
  • Students create a single-paged sales and informational flyer for the sales, use and/or preservation of a plant product. This assignment encourages a deeper understanding of the value of plants to an economy or culture. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Students create a single-paged sales and informational flyer describing the qualities of a clothing product made from plant fibers. One of a series of 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 communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding their favorite nature environment such as the woods, park or beach. 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 in which students write a business venture report and research and write about a product, business or industry based on biofuels. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • A three page biography of internationally respected physicist and cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, with multiple choice and short answer question sets, as well as, a writing prompt.
  • An explanation of static electricity and two simple experiments. Students are ask to predict outcome, then record observations for each experiment.
  • Use your knowledge and research to solve this crossword puzzle about different wild animals.

  • four general forms to be used for science experiments- multi-age.
  • This one-page reading comprehension follows a standardized testing format. An interesting brief biography and great testing practice!
  • 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.
  • Students use the periodic table to review atomic number, number of shells per atom, etc.
  • 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.
  • A fact-filled reading comprehension explaining the hows and whys of animal behavior. Includes short answer comprehension question.
  • This unit contains reading comprehensions, science experiments, graphing, creative activities, and much more, all related to the topic of hair.
  • Fill in cell-themed sentences using words from a text box, then use those words to decipher a biology-themed message.
  • Assemble the skeleton and correctly label the parts.
  • Learn the anatomy of the human hand by coloring the bones different colors.
  • What makes a bird a bird? What's special about bird bones? What are the different bird feathers called? Why do birds have different beaks? How do birds use their feet? How do birds fly? How do birds build nests? Learn the answers to these questions and more with this set of reading comprehensions.

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  • 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.