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Reflect back on Palindrome Days!
Getting students excited about palindromes is easy when they discover they’re all around us in nature, mathematics, and words.
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Environmental Management; Plus a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience
Students can explore environmental management, why it's important, techniques, and the challenges participants face.
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.
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Free stuff for your class. (It's easier than you think)
Learn how DonorsChoose.org can help you fund the science materials you need, so you can make your science classroom dreams a reality.
Get the scoop on scopes: Stereo microscopes
Used to examine specimens that would be too thick or opaque for compound microscopy, stereo microscopes are lower-resolution scopes that allow for a greater working distance and depth of field.
How a face mask a day helps keep germs at bay; download the activities
The curious minds in your class will be fascinated to learn the science of how masks work to help keep disease or bacteria carrying respiratory droplets at bay.
Keeping a great laboratory notebook - an epic lesson
Students learn to use laboratory notebooks to keep consistent and accurate notes that record and reflect on their inquiry-based observations, activities, investigations, and experiments.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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Get the scoop on scopes: Digital microscopes
Whether you're not sure where to start when it comes to choosing a digital microscope model, or you want to learn more about how digital microscopes can help you, this video is for you.
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.
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.
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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.
Explore the science of color with McGraw Hill’s AccessScience
Use these illuminating facts about color from McGraw Hill’s AccessScience to make the study of light & color fun & easy. Key concepts focus on the visual perception of different wavelengths of light.
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.
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.
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.