Grade 9 to Grade 12 Science Lesson Plans
Erosion - The student will be able to use material available on the
Internet to plot changes to America's coastline over the past century.
Lights - This is a quick and easy experiment that can be used to introduce
a unit on chemical bonds or light. Students will be fascinated with the
reaction that happens when they chew wintergreen Lifesavers in the dark.
Amusement Park - The student will be able to create a ride you find
at the amusement park and explain the laws of physics that it follows.
Telescope - The Hubble telescope has provided us with many amazing
images of our universe. There is always debate among scientists, politicians,
and others over the money spent on continuing to search the universe with
such an expensive telescope. This activity draws your students into that
debate and asks them to choose a side and defend it. Debates done well
can be a lot of fun, so encourage your students to relax and enjoy each
other's points of view.
Peroxide and Potatoes - Watching hydrogen peroxide foam when it comes
in contact with certain materials is fascinating. But, does it always
react that way and why? This lesson allows students to experiment and
and Basic - How you can tell what is basic and what is acidic.
Hybridization - In this lesson students will examine the possibilities
of animal hybridization by creating profiles of possible animal hybrids.
RedOx Reactions - Teacher will utilize student's prior knowledge on
previous lesson on: oxidation numbers, electron transfer, oxidation, and
Character Traits - Students become familiar with the definition and
application of character traits in the chemistry classroom.
and the Water Cycle - Distinguish how watershed and the water cycle
determine unique biomes.
Typing - Students will be able to predict possible blood types of
- Make the students more knowledgeable when making the decision as the
become parents in the future.
Division Part 1 - TSWD the understanding of the terms and process
involved with cellular replication.
Organelle WebQuest - The goals of this ninth-grade Biology lesson
are for the students to understand plant and animal cells and to acquire
technology skills to complete an assigned task.
Division - Students will understand the importance of mitosis and
meiosis as the means by which living organisms reproduce.
Division Unit - Class will discuss commonly understood diffusion phenomena
in their lives, (e.g., perfume counter at mall, baking bread in oven).
Matter - Students will be able to distinguish between the physical
and chemical properties of matter.
of Mussel Species - Students will be able to identify 5 species of
various mussels, by sets of physical characteristics as they use a dichotomous
with Character - Students will development an appreciation for the
persistence, patience, integrity, rights of others, self-assurance, self-discipline
and wisdom found in the chemistry founders.
Frankenstein Lesson - Introduction to human anatomy of major organs
and current events of genetic mutations that will relate to a collaborative
Biomes, and Ecosystems - Limiting factors and ranges of tolerance
are factors that determine where terrestrial biomes and aquatic ecosystems
with Character - Students will exam the two major views of the causes
of global warming (human activities vs. solar changes).
Problems - Students will be able to use the density triangle to solve
for different variables.
from Earthquakes - TLW differentiate between the various destruction
caused by earthquakes.
and How to Monitor
- Upon completion of lesson, students will be have a clear understanding
of diabetes mellitus, complications involved, and how to correctly monitor
blood glucose levels using a glucometer.
Analysis - Students will be able to convert measurements within and
between the Metric and the English Systems of measurement.
and protein synthesis - Transcription through to translation.
Replicaion - Students will understand the importance of DNA replication
in the creation of new cells in an organism.
Structure - Students will know the basic structure of a DNA molecule
and be able to apply them to building a model.
- Review of ecosystem and the important terms and components including
the food chain the food webs. Energy pyramids and the interaction of the
ecosystem between the living and the non-living.
Configuration - A set of three rules can be used to determine the
electron arrangement of 90% of the elements.
Project - The teacher will explain that an important part of the study
of science is the research and technology that accompanies all branches
A Whole New World - Introduction to EMS Roles and Responsibilities
of the EMT.
Species and Agriculture
- To teach the importance of environment and agriculture working together.
in Action - Introduce students to the concept of enzyme and substrate
reactions by using everyday foods.
Abundance: Quadrants - Students should be able to use the quadrant
method to estimate abundance in the field.
Theory - Misconceptions concerning evolutionary theory are discussed.
of Our Universe
- This lesson introduces students to the key properties and features of
the planets in our solar system, starting with Mercury and working outward.
- Students should understand that technology allows them to use their
problem solving skills to find solutions to problems.
That Affect Photosynthesis - To know how the five factors, light intensity,
CO2 Concentration, water intake, temperature, and humidity affect the
rate of photosynthesis.
have Sex - Reproductive anatomy of flowers, [and how Mendel mated
flowers to produce the wrinkled, smooth, yellow and green peas. Thus,
he discovered genetics.]
LAWS - To enable the student to understand that at constant pressure,
the volume of a given mass of gas is directly proportional to its absolute
sweet is your gum? - Percent Composition and empirical formula.
& Ecosystem affects - Students will understand how human activities
can effect the growth of plants in an ecosystem, thus affecting food chains
& food webs.
to Pedigree Analysis - Basic pedigree symbols and the relation of
a pedigree to the genetic situations which cause certain traits.
- The students will be able to define what distance and displacement is
and define which quantity is a vector and which one is a scalar.
- To write instructions for simple Lego structures that are clear enough
to allow others to follow and build the same structure.
and Non-Living Things - At the end of the lesson students will know
what is a vertebrate,the major difference between vertebrates and invertebrates
and the importance of the backbone.
& Magnetic Fields - Involve all students in discussion of properties
of magnets and magnetic fields.
of The Solar System - Learn how the planets are categorized and characteristics
of each of the planets in the solar system.
System Conversions - Students will be able to convert metric measurements
within the Metric System.
- A Phase Cells Go Through - To learn the steps of the cell division.
and Energy - Engage students in experiences that challenges previous
conceptions of existing knowledge.
and Alfred Nobel - Students will also understand the areas constituting
the Nobel Prize.
Physics / Acceleration - How do you find the acceleration of a moving
object using velocity and time as well as force and mass?
Research - Describe why research is important in the nursing profession
and discuss why evidence-based practice is needed.
Structure and Growth - Cover every part of the plant and explain the
function of that organ including; roots, stems, and leaves.
of Design/Engineering 1 - Students will use drafting tools appropriately
with increasing skill and precision.
Based On Topographic Data - TLW understand that there are two different
views of a landscape in cartography.
Answer Relationships - Students who are struggling readers need more
assistance with comprehension to help them become successful, independent
Systems - The learner will be able to comprehend male and female reproductive
systems and their functions.
cycle and Biomes - Students will be able to describe the rock cycle
and use it to identify types of rocks.
Method - Students will be able to distinguish between different aspects
of a test.
Machine Efficiency - The conclusion will include three possible causes
for increasing friction.
Orbit the Solar System - Students will develop an understanding of
the planets and an appreciation for the earth's place in the solar system.
Physiology of The Chest - Familiarization with basic contraindications
to bodywork in general.
Science of Matter - Students will understand Chemistry to be the study
of stuff of which the universe is composed.
Stages of Mitosis - Students should cooperate with each other and
work in groups of 3 to draw the stages of mitosis.
Cell Materials - The goal is for the students to learn and know the
process of transmitting materials in and out of the cells.
Models - Students will discover how the structure of a virus makes
it an effective agent of infection.
Signs - Students will understand why vital signs are taken and the
procedures for accurate measurement of temperature, pulse and respiration.
This? - To understand what you are saying in conversation and what
each word represents.
The Periodic Table? - Routinely and efficiently use online information
resources to meet needs for collaboration and research.
Carbons Combine - This lesson is an introduction to organic chemistry,
focusing on the use of the word 'organic' in chemistry context and bringing
up student's prior knowledge on carbon's bonding characteristics.
50 Grade 9 - Grade 12 Science Lesson Plans