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    The Sun and Convection Currents

    • Resource ID: S8M3L10
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Given diagrams, scenarios, descriptions, and illustrations, students will illustrate how the sun provides the energy that drives convection within the atmosphere and oceans, producing winds and ocean currents.

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    Ideal Gas Behavior: Avogadro’s Law

    • Resource ID: CM4L3
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given descriptions, scenarios, or diagrams, students will use Avogadro’s constant to calculate the weight in grams of a single atom or molecule of a substance.

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    The Bohr Model

    • Resource ID: CM2L2
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Students will understand Bohr’s experimental design and conclusions that lead to the development of his model of the atom, as well as the limitations of his model.

  4. Energy Transfer Through Food Chains

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0019
    • Grade Range: 1
    • Subject: Science

    A Tier I life science instructional resource for grade 1.

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    Conservation of Resources

    • Resource ID: SM0L3
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given choices of natural resources and lab materials, students will select disposal and recycling methods that best conserve and protect our resources

  6. Moon Phases

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0047
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Tier I resource for instruction on the lunar phases.

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    Matter and Energy—Food Chains, Food Webs, and Energy Pyramids

    • Resource ID: S7M1L2
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science


    Given scenarios and descriptions, students will be able to diagram the flow of energy through living systems, including food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids.

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    Hypothesis

    • Resource ID: SM0L3e
    • Grade Range: 9–12
    • Subject: Science

    Given a series of statements, students will determine if statements are testable hypotheses and determine the hypothesis that best fits a given procedure.

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    Effects of Force

    • Resource ID: R4SCI0048
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Science

    A tier 1 force and motion instructional resource for grade 4.

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    Modeling the Path of Digestion

    • Resource ID: TXLS139
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    Students model the path of digestion using household items.

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    DNA Sequencing

    • Resource ID: TXLS128-0
    • Grade Range: 9
    • Subject: Science

    In this lesson, students will investigate how gene expression is a regulated process controlled by DNA and the interpretations of codons through translation.

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    Convergent Plate Boundaries

    • Resource ID: TXLS135-0
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Students will design and test models that will identify crustal features formed by convergent plate boundaries.

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    Full Speed Ahead

    • Resource ID: TXLS006-0
    • Grade Range: 8
    • Subject: Science

    Students will use hover pucks to measure speed over a distance of 6 meters. Once speed has been calculated, velocity will be determined using the same data. Finally, students will be able to label all points of acceleration.

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    Building a Watershed

    • Resource ID: TXLS122-0
    • Grade Range: 7
    • Subject: Science

    Students will model the effects of human activity on watersheds.

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    Save the Factory!

    • Resource ID: TXLS071-0
    • Grade Range: 4
    • Subject: Science

    Students will design an experiment to test the outcome of friction in force and motion. The students will create an inclined plane demonstrating their knowledge of mechanical energy and the effects of gravity on an object. Students will use previous knowledge of friction to complete their task of stopping their object. Critical thinking skills will be the focus of the lesson as students will have to utilize their scientific problem-solving skills to make decisions regarding their experiment.

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    Uses of Energy Lab

    • Resource ID: TXLS018-0
    • Grade Range: 5
    • Subject: Science

    Students will rotate through lab stations equipped with objects and videos as they explore the uses and conversion of five different types of energy.