Middle School Science
Ahh middle school science. It tends to be a favorite of kids because it involves projects, experiments, and messes. I'm sharing all kinds of cool science stuff…
These butterfly notebooking pages are the perfect companion to your lesson on butterflies or as part of a general nature study. Use these butterfly worksheets alongside your current middle school science curriculum or to help drive your tween's research during your lessons. You could also build a butterfly study around the activities found in this printable. This is a way to add some fun hands-on activities to your homeschool science lesson.
Middle School Butterfly Study Worksheets
During your chemistry lesson, have your tweens complete this chemical reaction experiment. During the lab, middle schoolers will use household items to inflate a balloon. The pages of scientific questions that are included make this simple experiment perfect for older kids. Great for homeschoolers or teachers who need a quick activity for science class.
Use these butterfly notebooking pages as a part of your upcoming science lesson on butterflies or as part of a general nature study. This printable tool will be a helpful addition to your zoology science curriculum. It includes 5 different downloadable pages for kids to complete. It's perfect for homeschoolers or teachers who need a quick activity for science class.
These bird notebooking pages are perfect for your upcoming science lesson on birds or while you're out on a walk, bird watching with your kids. This printable tool will be a wonderful addition to your zoology science curriculum. It includes 6 different downloadable pages for kids to complete. The bird watching journal is perfect for homeschoolers or teachers who need a quick activity for science class.
Bird Notebooking Pages for a Bird Study or Bird Watching
Use this photo scavenger hunt on your next nature walk to keep your tweens excited and engaged. They'll love searching for the items on the list and will enjoy competing with each other. It's an instant download so it's easy to grab for a last minute activity. Use it on your next walk around the neighborhood or on a bigger nature hike. It's also a fun hands-on activity for homeschool science. Perfect for tweens, teens, and families.
As a part of your middle school physical science lessons, take some time to study trajectory. We make our own simple catapults and tested how far different objects traveled when they were launched by the catapult. We also looked at the science of trajectory with water balloons by launching those too. You can see how you can recreate our experiments with your tweens and the what our results were. As you can see, they had a blast jumping on the catapult to launch everything.
During chemistry, take time to complete chemical reaction experiments so tweens can observe different chemical reactions. Add some of these cool experiments to your homeschool - they may be simple, but adding thought-provoking questions makes them perfect for middle school. You may think of something growing or exploding when you hear the term chemical reaction, but not all reactions are that noticeable. My tweens loved blowing up a balloon with baking soda and vinegar.
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This year, spend some time studying general science with your middle schooler. This curriculum is full of fun hands-on experiments that your tweens will love. They will help them learn about the scientific method and how to document and interpret results. Study earth science, physics, and chemistry throughout the year. Kids love this engaging program. We had a blast with the experiments.
These 12 STEM activities are perfect for middle school and upper elementary science classrooms. Each of the STEM projects provides real-world challenges for your students. This blog post will walk you through how the lessons are designed and answer the question “What is STEM?” Click through to learn a whole lot more.