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  • 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. The term “adaptive radiation” can be clearly understood as you bring the concept into focus with your communicated meaning. 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. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity asks students to consider the habitat loss issue and offer a solution. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates of the Mammals 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 flying insects and bugs. 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 Invertebrates of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • PowerPoint with Audio. Part of the Living on Planet Earth series. This presentation includes colorful images and illustrations that describe how plants breathe through the processes of transpiration and respiration. It also provides basic concepts of the Earth's water cycle.
  • 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 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.
  • Instructions for a science project of raising amphibians in an aquarium, with report form. Part of abcteach's Where We Find Science: Science in Water 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 food that is derived from a plant: fruit, vegetable, grain or berry. 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 communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding their favorite thing derived from plants. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • 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 fun fact reading comprehension, word building and more. You'll never look at this "royalty" in the same way again!
  • This lesson (including lesson plan and worksheet) explains food chains, and then offers students a variety of activities to illustrate and expand their knowledge.
  • This unit contains reading comprehensions, science experiments, graphing, creative activities, and much more, all related to the topic of hair.
  • 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.
  • What are joints? How do they work? This introduction includes a page of teaching suggestions.
  • "The best defense against a tornado is being prepared..." Learn about tornados with this informative reading comprehension.
  • Booklet form enables students to write a short report on snakes.
  • Building Faraday's homopolar motor.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students.This activity helps students compare, contrast animal species found at the public aquarium. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium". ELA Standards RI7 RI8 RI9

  • 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 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.
  • 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... 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.
  • Fill in cell-themed sentences using words from a text box, then use those words to decipher a biology-themed message.
  • What is the best thing that you can do if a hurricane is approaching? Learn about hurricane safety with this informative reading comprehension lesson.
  • A fact-filled 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 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.
  • A series of reading comprehensions, designed to introduce the history of space travel.
  • Students use the periodic table to review atomic number, number of shells per atom, etc.
  • A higher-level version of our elementary reading comprehension, this lesson contains a broader vocabulary and more hurricane facts.
  • Learn about hurricanes with this fact-filled reading comprehension.
  • Learn about the "My Pyramid" food guide! This mini-unit features a reading comprehension, Venn diagram, and several short answer and essay writing prompts, designed to promote understanding and creative thinking.
  • 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.
  • An explanation of static electricity and two simple experiments. Students are ask to predict outcome, then record observations for each experiment.
  • Even Einstein marvelled at the discoveries made by Edwin Hubble, for whom the Hubble Telescope is named. Find out more about this amazing scientist!
  • "Awarded to __ for excellence in science."

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.