Rice Model Science Laboratory
Lesson Plans & Activities Page
|Academy Curricular Exchange|
Comprehensive site of science lessons for middle school students.
|Access Excellence Lesson Exchange|
Great site for science educators.
|Access Excellence - Mystery Spot|
Site offers lessons in the guise of scientific mysteries. Lots of fun!
|Air Quality Lesson Plans|
Sponsored by the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission. Loads of air quality lessons broken down by grade level.
|Awesome Library Science Lesson Plans|
Great site that breaks lessons down by branch of science. You can also get useful ideas for assessment, creative writing, class discussions, projects, and more!
|CLN - Community Learning Network|
Site that offers curriculum that assists teachers in integrating technology into their classroom.
|Curriculum Links for Science Teachers|
Site offers a wide variety of links that aids teachers in finding lesson plans, project ideas, and reference materials.
|Earth Science Resources|
A one-stop site for science resources and information.
This site allows you to create online surveys and forms.
|Global Warming Project|
"In this project students learn about the scientific factors that contribute to the controversial global warming debate".
|Houses in The Desert Project|
"A design project in which students design an energy-efficient house to remain comfortable in the desert's temperature extremes, using their knowledge of thermodynamics, insulation, conduction, and the conversion of light energy into heat energy."
|How Far Does Light Go? Project|
"A debate project which engages students in an examination of the scientific properties of light by engaging them with relevant evidence from the Web".
Site offers a variety of projects that engage students in a global learning environment.
|Internet Resources for use in Science Classes|
A compendium of science resources that can be used to aid classroom instruction or they can be used for WWW projects or research. Take your time browsing this site. Very useful!
|The K-8 Aeronautic Internet Textbook|
A library of experiments to help students better understand the principles and applications of aeronautics.
|K-12 Science Lesson Plans|
Site features lessons that utilize internet resource to learn about a variety of science topics.
|Lesson Plans Page for Science|
Site offers a variety of lesson plans for all grade levels.
|The Lesson Plan Page|
A variety of science lessons organized by grade level.
|Mineral Information Institute Teachers Page|
Great work by MII! They offer teacher resources and lesson plans that aid students in better understanding the importance of minerals in their lives. Good site if you're looking for a fun and entertaining way to teach a natural resources or geology unit.
|Mr. K's Links 2 Learning 4 Educators|
Serves as a gateway for k-8 teachers seeking quality lesson plans. The goal of this site is to provide a single point of access for a variety of lesson plans.
|NY Times Lesson Plan Archive|
Site offers lessons for a variety of subject areas.
|Physical Science Demo Page|
Great resource for exciting laboratory demonstrations
|PowerPoint In The Classroom|
Site offers teacher resources and activities.
|Reeko's Mad Scientist Laboratory|
Experiments and lessons for science educators. Site also offers resources and links to other science sites.
|Rice Model Science Laboratory - Cells Lessons & Links Page|
Everything your middle school student needs to know about cells can be found right here!
Model Science Laboratory - Chemistry & Lab Safety Page
Learn about the families of the periodic table, valence electrons, balancing equations and much more. You can find online quizzes and our very own chemistry scavenger hunt.
|Rice Model Science Laboratory - Ecosystem & Biomes Lesson & Links Page|
Great site for information on biomes around the world, wetlands, and vegetation.
|Rice Model Science Laboratory - Electricity & Magnetism Links|
Loads of links for students and teachers. Links include on-line tutorials for students, experiments, and misconceptions about electricity.
|Rice Model Science Laboratory - Exploring Space|
Great site that includes information about the formation of the universe, the Sun, planets, space exploration and space colonies.
|Rice Model Science Laboratory - Force & Motion Lessons & Links Page|
The place for links on mousetrap cars and how they relate to force and motion.
Lessons that we have modified and/or written.
Model Science Laboratory - Human Body Systems Lessons & Links Page
Information, activities and links to help you learn about the human body.
|Rice Model Science Laboratory - Light & Sound Lesson Plans & Activity Page|
A great site full of links for students and teachers. Be sure to check out Mrs. O'Donnell's Bat Lecture for students!
|Rice Model Science Laboratory - Matter, Motion, & Energy Lesson Plans & Activity Page|
Information, activities, and links on polymers, motion, and energy.
|Rice Model Science Laboratory - Natural Resources Lesson Plans & Activity Page|
Site for learning more about renewable & nonrenewable resources, alternative energy sources and the rock cycle. This page is geared towards grades 6-8, specifically the 6th grade TEKs.
|Rice Model Science Laboratory - Plate Tectonics Lesson Plans & Activity Page|
Layers of the Earth, Plate Boundaries, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and more!
|Rice Model Science Laboratory - Topography & Cartography Page|
A great place to learn the basics about reading and constructing your own topographic map.
|Science Activities Manual K-8|
Written to aid the Tennessee Science Curriculum Framework which basically follows the National Science Standards. Lessons are broken down by grade level. Very thorough!
|Science Lesson Plans|
Site has something to offer for all grade levels.
|Science Lesson Plans & Activities Page|
Excellent site that offers tons of lesson plans!
|Science Power 2000 Lesson Plans|
Site offers lesson plans for K-8 teachers in astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science and physics.
Site offers over 200 single concept lessons.
|Teacher's Lessons by Lori Kempker|
Nice database of science and math related sites for teachers. You can also utilize AskEric, Ask-an-Expert, and browse Lori's list of favorite teacher sites.
|TeachersNet - Science Lessons|
Comprehensive listing of science lessons. Index indicates appropriate grade level.
|Texas Parks & Wildlife - Lesson Plans & Activities|
Site offers a variety of lesson plans for Texas educators. Great spot for ideas regarding ecology, aquatic science and conservation. Site also offers tons of maps.