Photosynthetic Floatation – Science Snack from the Exploratorium

Photosynthetic organisms capture energy from the sun and matter from the air to make the food we eat, while also producing the oxygen we breathe. In this Snack, oxygen produced during photosynthesis makes leaf bits float like bubbles in water. Learn more about this Science Snack from the Exploratorium including Video Demonstration of what to…

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Disruptions in Ecosystems from American Museum of Natural History

This middle school unit was designed to support the middle school NGSS related to Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics integrated with elements of related Earth science NGSS (Human Impact). The unit includes five chapters, each focused on a specific phenomenon related to ecosystem disruption, including questions around the reintroduction of wolves into Yellowstone and the…

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Adapt or Die? – Stanford SCALE Curriculum

How do species change over time and should we intervene? This integrated science unit is part of the Stanford NGSS Integrated Science Curriculum. For Arizona teachers, this unit best aligns with some of our 6th grade standards though it is part of the 8th grade curriculum from Stanford. You can explore the Unit 3 –…

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Save the Andes! – Stanford SCALE Curriculum

How can we sustain biodiversity in a modern, changing world? This integrated science unit is part of the Stanford NGSS Integrated Science Curriculum. For Arizona teachers, this unit best aligns with some of our 6th grade standards though it is part of the 7th grade curriculum from Stanford. You can explore the Unit 4 –…

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Matter Matters – Stanford SCALE Curriculum

How can models of matter help us understand the resources we use? This integrated science unit is part of the Stanford NGSS Integrated Science Curriculum. For Arizona teachers, this unit best aligns with some of our 6th grade standards though it is part of the 7th grade curriculum from Stanford. You can explore the Unit…

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A Balanced Biosphere – Stanford SCALE Curriculum

How have natural processes and human activities created the ecosystem we see today? This integrated science unit is part of the Stanford NGSS Integrated Science Curriculum. For Arizona teachers, this unit best aligns with some of our 6th grade standards though it is part of the 7th grade curriculum from Stanford. You can explore the…

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Slow Reveal Graph: Where does Arizona’s electricity come from?

This slow reveal graph has been designed specifically to start to address the 4th grade 4.P4U3.4 Arizona Science Standard. Special thanks to STEMAZing Teacher Leader Kathy Hartley who co-designed the student worksheets for this slow reveal graph. Google Slide Deck for Teachers¬†(with question prompts on slides, includes teacher notes) Google Slide Deck for Teachers (without…

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Slow Reveal Graph: How do the phases of the moon impact tides?

This slow reveal graph has been designed specifically to start to address the 6th grade 6.E2U1.9 Arizona Science Standard. Google Slide Deck for Teachers (without question prompts on slides, includes teacher notes) Google Slide Deck for Teachers (with question prompts on slides, includes teacher notes)

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