Middle School Projects

Make it easy for middle school students to start doing real science with these hands-on projects that cover the following topics: Chemistry, Biology, Earth Science, Physics, and Technology.


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This Turkey Family Genetics activity is a fun way to teach your student about inheriting different traits and spark a lively conversation about why we look the way that we do.

Fun & Easy Science Activities Your Kids Will Love!

Homeschool science dissection kits are an important part of a homeschool science curriculum. But, many parents often get caught up in thinking that high school science labs need to be hard. Not so! There are many homeschool science dissection kits that are available to you that will help you get through your dissection labs. These […]
等级范围:适应能力等级3 - 8。概述:Learn about food webs by dissecting owl pellets. What You Need: Owl Pellet Dissection Kit Activity Objective: Draw and understand a food web based on what is observed in an owl pellet. Safety Precautions: Owl pellets have been heat-sterilized, yet it is still a good idea to protect your hands and […]
Dr. Erica Saint Clair explains how these five cool summer projects incorporate entertaining, hands-on science.
Discover the colors behind the colors of popular candies with a Candy Chromatography Science Project. First you’ll learn what chromatography means. Then you’ll use a candy chromatography science experiment to test two types of candy. Find out if there are other colors hidden behind the colors you see! Chromatography Concepts The word chromatography comes from […]

Ever wonder what to do with that left over pumpkin from Halloween or the pumpkin you bought for decorative purposes? How about turning it into a science project?

Get Your Green On with these Gardening Science Projects Make Your Own Compost Watch as materials you have collected turn into rich, dark soil! This project takes a few minutes to set up. It will take several weeks to complete. What You Need: Plastic one gallon jar Two bags of peat moss Biodegradable material for […]
Our first article on keeping a science notebook gave you reasons for keeping a notebook. This article has practical advice on teaching junior high and high school students with science notebooks. The notebook is a snapshot of the student and his or her understanding of the subject. With practice, keeping the science notebook will become […]

Use this Heart Worksheet to test your knowledge of the five basic parts of the human heart.

Print out this page on a sheet of heavy paper or cardstock. Kids can color the pictures and cut out the squares to make a matching game. Half of the squares show a way to use solar energy as an alternative to the picture shown on the other squares. Place all the squares face down […]

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