Earth Science Activities for High School

Earth Science Activities

School has started! Life completely changes once I go back to school; as it does for every teacher. There’s grading, goal setting, parent contacts, department meetings, lab preparation. With everything we have to juggle as teachers. It is so nice to have reliable, well-made activities in your bag of tricks that are ready to go.…

Geology and Earth Science Teachers

Geology and Earth Science Teachers

Hello Geology and Earth Science Teachers.  Now that it is July (and I have had time to decompress) I have started to think about the geology activities for high school students that I would like to focus on this year.  The Dinosaur Dig and Research Project will be my focus this year.  This project, which…

Some thoughts for teachers for the summer Burgess fossil

Science Museum

It’s June!  For teachers, June is a month for rejuvenation and reflection.  It is also time to spend with your own children and to help peak their interest in learning.  There are so many places to visit, either locally or more distant locales, that can spark interest and the desire to learn more in a…

Dinosaurs Activity, Plans, & Printables

Who does not love dinosaurs?  Are you trying to find a way to spark interest in your earth science or geology students?  Do you have a child at home who loves dinosaurs and wants to learn more about them?  You have come to the right place!  No matter the age group or ability level you…

Name That Dinosaur Activity Sheet

Name That Dinosaur

Which Dinosaur Is It? Name That Dinosaur Activity Sheet Mixing science with creativity is a great way to spark the interest of students.  A new activity posted on my TpT store is called “Name That Dinosaur”. This fun activity makes a great introduction to dinosaurs. And also explains to students how to research what their dinosaur…

Dinosaur Dig and Research Project create unique book on dinosaurs

Dinosaur Dig and Research Project

They are coming!  Some were huge, some were ferocious, but all are now extinct! Dinosaurs!  Bring Dinosaurs to life in your classroom by implementing the “Dinosaur Dig and Research Project” in your Earth Science or Geology classroom!   Now the dinosaurs were of two kinds: some had flat teeth and ate the leaves of trees,…

Identifying Dinosaurs

As promised, projects and small activities on dinosaurs are coming from Midnight Star Science Lessons!   Identifying Dinosaurs Activities Most people view dinosaurs as a subject loved by little children.  Although they are a natural fascination of youngsters, they are also are studied by adults.  Dinosaur paleontology is a field of study pursued by graduate…