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I have developed lessons designed primarily for middle and high school students in science. These labs have been classroom tested for many years. Awards 2007-2005 Professional Learning Grant from the Waltham Chamber of Commerce 2001, and my name is on Mars 2001 Mars Rover for my contributions to NASA educational system.

I have developed lessons designed primarily for middle and high school students in science. These labs have been classroom tested for many years. Awards 2007-2005 Professional Learning Grant from the Waltham Chamber of Commerce 2001, and my name is on Mars 2001 Mars Rover for my contributions to NASA educational system.
Star Frame Constellations
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Star Frame Constellations

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This is a fun lab for students to learn important constellations. Clear step by step instructions with materials found in every classroom. Lessons has been classroom tested for many years.!
Genetics Monstrous Genetics lab
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Genetics Monstrous Genetics lab

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Your middle school students will be excited to learn how genetic mutations can make the difference if a species lives or becomes extinct. This is an activity which has been classroom tested for many years. Great as an introduction or conclusion lab in genetics. You can also teach this lab in your unit of evolution. Students will discover how often mutations will not help an organism survive. They will work in teams to overcome challenges presented in this activity.
Temperature and evaporation
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Temperature and evaporation

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This lab can be used in a chemistry, health, physics or Earth Science class. Students will learn the effects of evaporation on cooling. Materials are items found in every science class. They will fill in a chart with their data to discover the information for themselves. A worksheet is included to check your students; understanding. *Answer key is provided
Speed of falling objects lab
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Speed of falling objects lab

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A quick fun lab to teach students about the speed of falling objects. Perfect for a physics class. There is no prep or clean up involved. Students will understand gravity after performing this lab.
Planets'size lab
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Planets'size lab

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Your students will have a terrific time in this activity when they model the different size of the planets. This lesson will enable you to teach your students the differences in the sizes of the planets using everyday objects. Classroom tested! This lesson is fully editable.
Density Beach lab
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Density Beach lab

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Check out this is one period activity/lab to teach students about the concept of density This is a fun lab in which the entire class can enjoy on a hot day. The materials are found at every pool. Included is a worksheet to check the students understanding of the material. They will remember this lab for a very long time.