Looking for ways to re-energize your students and excite them about science? The lessons below are designed to enrich your science curriculum with fun ways of looking at science happening all around us.
Challenge students to design and build an organizer for arranging and storing items by improving an existing organizer or proposing a new design.Download PDF
In this lesson, students will investigate the effects of repetitive head trauma due to sports injuries. Students will conduct simulations using a cantaloupe as a model for a players skull and design protective headgear using readily available materials.Download PDF
In this lesson, students are challenged to reduce dust in household environments by creating a device to recover samples from either their home or classroom.Download PDF
Download this electronic template to help students work through the scientific process.Download PDF
In this lesson, students will learn about the process of innovation and how a simple problem can lead to an idea that is revolutionary! Students can nominate and write a speech for the innovation they feel has had the greatest impact on their generation.Download PDF
Innovations can make a real difference in people's lives, especially in times of need. In this lesson, students will identify innovations at their school that have been created to help people or solve specific problems. They then will create a prototype of an innovation that could be designed to "make it better."Download PDF
Germs can get into your system without you noticing. To stay healthy, it helps to give some thought to germs and how they are passed from people and objects.Download PDF
Food Safety is more than being careful not to cut yourself with a knife; it is about how to protect yourself from harmful bacteria that may be growing on food.Download PDF
While some exposure to sunlight can be enjoyable and healthy, too much can be dangerous.Download PDF
Mother Nature often offers up some severe weather. Having structures that can sustain high winds is both important and challenging.Download PDF
More free tools and lesson plans are available online at DiscoveryEducation.com.