College of Science

Lesson Plans & Resources

Science Lesson Plans

Periodic Table

Concept: The periodic table is organized so elements are arranged in columns based on the number of valence (outer) electrons available for chemical reactions. Therefore, the elements in the columns have similar behavior.

PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS SIMULATION

Files for printing wall sized period tables (in pieces); all pieces are required:

Periodic Table 1-88          Periodic Table 2-118          Periodic Table 5-116          Periodic Table 21-112          Periodic Table 58-103

Chemical Kinetics and Equilibrium Model

DYNAMIC EQUILIBRIUM SIMULATION

Making Molecules

Making Molecules: Dot Structures

Teaching Evolution through Human Examples: Evolution Units for AP Biology

Evolution Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans

Sticky Foods

Supermarket Chemical Reactions

Density

Origami Grasshopper

Lesson Plan Links

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics - Illuminations

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education

Activities for K-8 Teachers to Accompany BioTrek Visits

(Activities written by BioTrek Interns)

Kindergarten

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

5th Grade

6th Grade

8th Grade

Resources

Resource Links

National Center for Educational Statistics:

Here is a link for Kids' Zone with valuable tools.