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Grades 5-8

PROJECT-BASED LEARNING: Activity Ideas

Some activity ideas for STEAM Project Based Learning for Pre-, Grade-, and High-School students.

Activities

Grades 5-8

Salt Water Density Straw

Density can be a difficult scientific property to grasp. But the science of density can be made a colorful, fun, and (most importantly) simple experience! Find out more here.

Interactive

Grades 5-8

National Museum of Natural History, Washington D.C.

The National Museum of Natural History, situated in Washington D.C., is the most visited natural history museum in the world. You can also experience the grandeur of Smithsonian’s museum through this VR trip!

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Prizmo Go

Prizmo Go captures printed text from saved photographs or the device’s camera, and with its built-in text reader, makes printed material accessible to all.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Omoguru

Omoguru is an e-reader for dyslexic students. With its visually comfortable font system and special tools, reading is no longer a chore. Use this free app to reduce reading time, mistakes and mental effort.

Articles & Blogs

Grades 5-8

10 Movies To Broaden Your Students’ Perspective

Movies are great for out-of-school learning. Recommend these timeless movies to your students to help them revisit fundamental values of kindness, love, empathy and care.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Book Creator

Book Creator is a simple tool for creating awesome digital books. Create your own teaching resources or have your students take the reins.

Apps & Websites

Grades 9-12

Big History Project

Big History examines our past, explains our present and imagines our future. It’s a story about us human beings, really. Use this in conjunction with your PBL plan.

Activities

Grades 9-12

Explore Earth Day

Through this lesson, students will research a topic related to Earth Day and create a project to communicate their findings.

Video

Grades 5-8

Amelia Earhart’s Speech: “A Woman’s Place in Science”

Amelia Earhart was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. This is her speech on the influence of science in the lives of women.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Brilliant

Brilliant helps learners approach concepts visually, and poses questions that get them to think and interact with the problems in myriad ways. The curiosity-first approach makes this app a must-have in all STEM learners’ kitty.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Kiddle

A safe search engine to use and recommend during virtual lessons and beyond.

Apps & Websites

Grades 5-8

Brainscape

Brainscape is the online flashcard app for serious learners. Access smart spaced-repetition flashcards across subjects and disciplines or make your own! Available on all platforms.

Articles & Blogs

Grades 5-8

The Physics of Freezing Soap

There are few things more mesmerizing than iridescent, freezing soap bubbles. But what’s the physics behind it? Learn that and more with this article.

Articles & Blogs

Grades 5-8

Build real-world connections across subjects

Instead of shying away from the pandemic, you can help your students process it better by bringing the real-world connections back to your lessons!

Articles & Blogs

Grades 5-8

EdTech engagements: Putting the TECH in Math and Science

After adapting to the dynamic know-how of virtual learning and Edtech, find out how to keep your learners engaged with innovative and user-friendly tools in Math and Science!

Lesson Plans

Grades 5-8

Critical Thinking Lesson: Components of Food

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Jitendra Nath Das for students of grade 6. After this lesson, students will be able to identify common food items and nutrients.

Lesson Plans

Grades K-4

Critical Thinking Lesson: Adaptation & Survival

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Hima Arora for students of grade 4. This lesson will be guided by the question ‘how do living beings adapt in order to survive?’.

Lesson Plans

Grades K-4

Critical Thinking Lesson: Soil

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Kamna Sharma for students of grade 3. Students will learn about soil, and how it’s made.

Lesson Plans

Grades 9-12

Critical Thinking Lesson: Transcription of DNA to RNA

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Ruchi Ratra for students of grade 11. After this lesson, students will be able to explain the process of transcription, and differentiate it from translation.

Lesson Plans

Grades K-4

Critical Thinking Lesson: Food for Energy

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Sagaya Sabina for students of grade 2. Students will learn about different food groups in this lesson, and conceive the idea behind a balanced diet.

Lesson Plans

Grades 5-8

Critical Thinking Lesson: Separation of substance

This is a critical thinking lesson plan contributed by Sunita Maurya for students of grade six. Students will conceive the idea behind separation of substances, and will learn to critically observe and frame questions.