Black History Month Activities for Science

black history month activities for science

Do you need a content related black history month activity for your science class? Look no further! Take a moment to check out the suggestions below: 1. Black History Periodic Table Creating a Black History Periodic Table not only enriches our understanding of chemistry but also pays homage to the incredible contributions of Black scientists […]

Tips for Running A Middle School Science Fair

So you’re thinking about running a science fair…GOOD FOR YOU! While many middle school science teachers might balk at the concept (and truly, I understand…they ARE a lot of work!!) I really believe that the kinds of projects students will be able to do with the ample time provided for a science or engineering fair offer […]

Extra Credit Ideas for Middle School Teachers

“What can I do for extra credit?!” ​I’m pretty sure there isn’t a middle or high school teacher that hasn’t heard these exact words coming from a student’s mouth. Students are HUGE fans of the concept, and honestly, who can blame them? Another way to boost their grades? Most students will leap at the opportunity (especially […]

Back to School Resources Every Middle School Science Teacher Needs

Back to school resources for middle school science teachers

It’s that time of year again. The new school year is just around the corner and teachers everywhere are heading back into the school building with boxes of classroom supplies and a list of last minute classroom “to-do’s.” When it comes to back to school resources every middle school teacher needs, everyone has their own […]

Ideas for Teaching Geologic Time Scale

Calling all geology teachers! Teaching middle schoolers about the major events in earth’s history may sound dull initially, but it certainly doesn’t have to be! In fact, I’ve made it my personal mission to find unique and exciting lesson plans to help my students understand geological events. If you’re looking for a great way to […]