After 40 years of experience in science classrooms, Frederick Briehl, M.S., Ed. shares a collection of motivating and challenging science projects, experiments, and activities for middle school students. Activities are identified as Earth Science, Life Science, and Physical Science. Each activity is written as a science lesson plan with a specified objective, purpose, problem, materials, procedure, observation, conclusion, and practical application. Perfect for introducing new topics and concluding units!
Metamorphic Sandwiches Earth Science - How are sandwiches and metamorphic rock similar? Students find out in this activity!
Strength of Air Physical Science - Can you really push a drinking straw through a raw potato? Are students strong enough or will air reign supreme?
Cool it! Life Science - What’s so cool about the evaporation process? Students explore this process with their own skin.