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In this video tutorial, learn how to use SpacesEDU for Special Education. Follow along with Portfolio Expert, Daphnee Prinzen.

 

In this hands-on, two-day activity, students will practice using and calculating precise metric measurement, as well as scientific skills of making a hypothesis and comparing data. They will also love that it includes candy! This lesson is designed for students in grades 6-8 but can be adapted for younger ages.

Grades 6-8: STEAM Math Lesson: Gummy Bear Experiment

In this STEAM lesson plan, students will understand what fossil fuels are, and engage in a hands-on experiment to learn about the effects that extracting fossil fuels has on our environment. This lesson is designed for grades 6-8, but can be adapted for younger grade levels, too.

In this STEAM lesson plan, students will experiment with inertia and force as they build, test, and make changes to a homemade catapult. This lesson is designed for grades 6-8, but can be adapted for younger grade levels as well.

In this STEAM lesson plan, students will understand potential and kinetic energy through this hands-on experiment involving roller coaster design and building. This lesson is designed for grades 6-8, but can be adapted for younger grade levels, too.

We see clouds in the sky every day; what makes them look different and what can we learn about our environment from observing them? Get students exploring earth science with ongoing environmental observation! This lesson is designed for grades 6-8 but can be adapted for younger grade levels.

Get students exploring solar energy through this hands-on and tasty experiment! This lesson is designed for grades 6-8, but can be adapted for younger grade levels, too.

In this lesson, students will continue to learn about and demonstrate their knowledge of the Phases of the Moon by creating a 3-D model. Although this lesson is specifically tailored for Grade 6, it can be adapted to suit any grade level 5-8. Complete the lesson by following the instructions found in each section.

STEAM Math Lesson: Phases of the Moon

This lesson challenges students to stack as many of a certain item as they can, collect data from their classmates, then calculate the class’s mean, median, mode, and range based on the data set. Students will engage in basic engineering, practice and review an important math concept, and have fun with this hands-on activity!

This lesson plan will allow students to design and build their own structure using spaghetti and marshmallows, focusing on concepts of tension and compression, and calculating ratios using measurement and division skills. This activity encourages critical thinking and collaboration, too!

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