General Science Lesson Plan Links
Biology Corner - Scroll down the page to find several worksheets for the scientific method, such as Controls and Variables, Pendulum Experiment, and Scientific Method Applied.
Bubble Town - A great site to learn more about bubbles, blowing techniques, and recipes! Challenge your students to use the scientific method to determine the best bubble recipe or the best blowing method!
CIESE Collaborative Projects - Join a project and challenge your students to apply their knowledge of the scientific method and data collection!
COIILS - Science Experiments Page - Check out this great resource for ideas to explore nature with your students and learn about the process of scientific inquiry. Try the Schoolyard Inventory Activity, Schoolyard Flower Experiment, or one of the other great project ideas! Also visit the IBSP Challenging Problem Science page at for other project ideas!
Designing Experiments - Explore this unit for great ideas to help your students understand the process of scientific inquiry.
Doing Science - The Process of Scientific Inquiry - Explore these resources from the National Institutes of Health exploring scientific inquiry, critical thinking skills, and scientific research
Find Out Why - Browse the listing of family activities to find experiment ideas for your students!
JollyTime - Click the link for Popcorn Science and learn how to explore the scientific method with the lessons provided at this website!
Nature of Science Lesson Ideas - This page offers a variety of lesson ideas to explore scientific inquiry.
Science-Class.net - Find ideas for safety, process skills, scientific method, and more!
Science Fair Song - Check out this song to get your students interested in a science fair!
Science Olympics - An assortment of activities to challenge your students!
Science Teaching Ideas - Safety - Explore this area for great resources to teach safety.
Teaching Ideas - Visit this page for a listing of all the science activities available at this site.
Whelmers - Science activities that will catch the eye and mind of even the most indifferent student!
Science Fair Resources
CFAITC.org - Science Fair Ideas - Download this activity book filled with tons of ideas for science fair projects as well as links to online resources for Science Fairs.
Internet4Teachers - Science Fair -This page provides a collection of links to online resources for Science Fair sponsors.
Science Fair Central - A great site from Discovery School to help you and your students survive a science fair!
Super Science Fair Projects - Science fair projects, topics, experiments, ideas, and more!!!! The site also provides step-by-step, how-to-do science fair projects tips, such as how to choose project, 6-steps of the Scientific Method, how to write a project report and abstract, how to make a display board, how to give a presentation, what to do at the science fair, teachers and parents resource pages.
Be sure to visit http://middleschoolscience.com/ for a wealth of resources!
Check out "wearable" science projects at ScienceWear.net!
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8th Grade Science Teacher @ Havana Junior High, Havana, IL
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