5th Grade Lesson Plan
Students use the chemical formulas from common compounds to experiment with how atoms come together to make molecules with unique properties and characteristics.
1.b. Students know all matter is made of atoms, which may combine to form molecules. d. Students know that each element is made of one kind of atom and that the elements are organized in the periodic table by their chemical properties.
Aquarium Webcam Resource Kits
Aligned with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), these inquiry-based kits encourage students to make observations using the Aquarium’s live streaming animal webcams. The Webcam Resource Kits include lesson plans, short educational videos, worksheets, and web-based activities and resources for K-8th grade student.
Science Stars Lesson Plans
The Aquarium is proud to present Science Stars. These hands-on, standards based, and grade specific lessons have been developed and tested by Aquarium educators to bring life science, earth science, and physical science standards to the classroom with unique lesson plans. They include handouts, teacher answer sheets, and more. New lesson plans will continue to be added to this page, so be sure to come back regularly to check for new write-ups from Aquarium educators and teachers like you!
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