Secondary science

Spark curiosity and engage students with hands-on secondary science activities and experiments. Explore top ideas to make learning science fun and interactive.
6th Grade Science, Middle School Science, High School, Biology Activities High School, Teaching Science, Secondary Science, Student Centered Activities, Science Lessons, Teaching Middle School

If you are a secondary science teacher, I can bet that you are probably pretty tired from all of the responsibilities that go into your job. It can be hard to come up with ways to engage students in your classroom that don't require a TON of behind-the-scenes prep work on your end. But have no fear, I am here to share my FAVORITE no-prep student-centered activities with you.

Angela Rodgers
Middle School Science, High School, 6th Grade Science, Middle School Science Class, Science Stations, High School Science Activities, Review Activities, 8th Grade Science, Standards Based Grading High School

If you've been around my corner of the internet for a little bit, you know how much I HATE REVIEWING. It doesn't matter if it is for the AP bio exam or a unit test, I just truly dread review days. One of the BEST ways I've found to review for exams or unit tests is by making review stations.

Shannon Garner
5th Grade Science, Ideas, Chemistry Lessons, Scientific Method Middle School, Science Practices, Upper Elementary Science, Science Lessons, Teaching Scientific Method, Secondary Science

About 10 years ago, I attended a 2-day professional development over the summer for implementing math spiral review. The PD was high-quality, but there was one problem. I wasn’t teaching math that year and desperately needed to be planning for science. While participating in the session, my synapses started firing. I was going to try ... Read more

Hillary Hudson
High School, Middle School Science, High School Science Activities, Science Lesson Plans Middle School, Science Lessons High School, Middle School Science Teacher, High School Science Teacher, High School Activities, High School Stem Activities

So the 1st day of school in high school science is approaching and you don't know what exactly to do with your students. There is so much

Lyndsi Motte
Middle School Science, Amigurumi Patterns, Middle School Science Teacher, Middle School Teachers, First Year Teaching, High School Science Teacher, Middle School Science Classroom, High School Biology Lessons, Science Lessons Middle School

Your first year teaching is going to be one of the hardest years of your career. I frequently went home near tears thinking “I just can’t do this. It is too hard.” But I promise you, it gets easier! I’m in my 10th year teaching and I spend a lot less time planning and preparing ... Read more

Becca Nelson
Cell Biology, Cells Activity, Secondary Science, Science Cells, Biology Classroom, 7th Grade Science, Cell Organelles Activities, Biology Activity, Teaching Cells

I’ve got a super fun and engaging activity that your students will be talking about long after it’s over! I have been hosting my cell organelles speed dating event for many years and it never fails to fully engage my Biology kiddos. It’s easy to set up, student-directed, and is perfect for introducing organelles at ... Read more