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Halloween fun with chemical reactions: Jack-o-lantern tube of toothpaste demo
Beware! This demonstration is dramatic (and we know students love drama!). Here’s a spooky Halloween demonstration to teach on exothermic processes, catalysis, and more.
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Boo-tiful bone facts and science activities for Halloween fun
We’ve scared up fun facts and activities that support your lesson plans on skeletal systems.
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Explore the building blocks of everything, with the periodic table, plus a free student handout from McGraw Hill’s AccessScience
This free resource helps students learn how the elements make up everything on the earth, in the solar system, and in the universe.
How to teach with Drosophila: A free guide for working with and caring for your live materials.
Download this care guide for the facts on handling and making experimental crosses with this widely studied organism.
How to teach with Bacteria and Fungi: A free guide for working with and caring for your live materials
Download this care guide for the facts on Bacteria and Fungi and instructions for their observation, care, and culturing.
15 hands-on chemistry activities to do at home or school – with FREE downloads
Check out 15 of our most popular chemistry activity downloads in one convenient place. Covers classroom or distance-learning lessons.
Foliage findings – a leaf pigment lesson plan.
Download this simple biology lesson plan and introduce elementary science students to the plant pigments responsible for autumn leaf colors.
How to use a ballistic pendulum to teach velocity, momentum, and projectile motion.
Learn how to use this innovative projectile motion apparatus to design repeatable experiments in your physics classroom and cover a variety of topics with one piece of equipment.
Demonstrate oxidation states of manganese with this colorful free activity download
Introduce students to this consequential transition element with our colorful lab activity that demonstrates the various oxidation states of manganese.
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When fleas take energy drinks: a biology activity
In this extension of Ward’s Effects of Drugs on Daphnia Kit, your students will be discovering the effects of an energy drink on a living water flea Daphnia.
26 hands-on science activities to do at home or school – plus a FREE 5-in-1 Science Activity Power Pack
Check out 26 of our most popular science activities and the convenient activity-pack download. Covers classroom or distance-learning lessons for chemistry, biology, physics, geology & earth science.
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Endangered species facts worth saving; Plus a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience
Students can explore wildlife conservation, why it's important, and methods used to address biodiversity loss.
5 teachers put Science Olympiad kits to the test
These real-life science teachers share how they use Ward’s Science Olympiad kits to teach hands-on STEM lessons at home or in the classroom.
A battery of hands-on science fun with this free Orange Clock activity
Give students a boost from using fruit to demonstrate how batteries convert stored chemical energy into electrical energy.
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Chill out in the lab with this free endothermic freezer flask activity
A hands-on way to help the students in your class investigate endothermic reactions.
Discovering the scientific method; Plus a free student handout from McGraw Hill’s AccessScience
Students can think like a scientist by using the scientific method.
Scope out the facts on respiratory virus detection from McGraw Hill’s AccessScience
Help students explore methods used by “Disease Detectives” in virology labs to detect respiratory viruses.
Eureka! A free density column activity
Students discover the basics about the relative densities of solid objects and the intriguing ways “density matters” in real-world applications.