2014 in Review: Top 10 Lessons on Science NetLinks

Another great year at Science NetLinks is coming to a close! We host thousands of online resources and are constantly adding more. Take a look at the ten most popular lessons of 2014 on Science NetLinks:

  1. Systems of the Human Body (Grades 3–5): Students learn that there are different systems within the body and that they work independently and together to form a functioning human body.
  2. Growth Stages 1: Infancy and Early Childhood (Grades 3–5): Introduces the stages of human growth and development that take place during infancy and early childhood.
  3. Sink or Float? (Grades K–2): Make and test predictions about sinking and floating and then classify objects according to whether they sink or float.
  4. Animal Adaptations (Grades 3–5): Expand students’ knowledge of animal features and behaviors that can help or hinder their survival in a particular habitat.
  5. Growth Stages 2: Middle Childhood and Early Adolescence (Grades 3–5): Introduce students to the stages of human growth and development that take place during middle childhood and puberty.
  6. Look at Those Seeds Grow! (Grades K–2): Learn the basic parts of seeds and what they need to grow into a plant.
  7. The Water Cycle (Grades 3–5): Help students understand the continuous cycle that water undergoes as it changes form.
  8. Temperature Changes Everything (Grades 6–8): Understand the effect of temperature on the motion of particles.
  9. Properties of Air (Grades 3–5): Demonstrate that air takes up space, and puts pressure, or pushes, on everything around it. 
  10. Plasmolysis in Elodea Plant Cells (Grades 9–12): Students will microscopically observe various subcellular components and determine the effects of different salt solutions on Elodea plant cells.
Have you used any of these lessons in your classroom? What was your favorite Science NetLinks lesson of 2014?
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