lending library lesson plan resources
 Share
The version of the browser you are using is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser.Dismiss

View only
 
 
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
1
GradeNGSSAll EquipmentDescriptionLink
2
3-12Snap Circuit Jr 101 Circuit Lessons. Sounds, motor, flashing lights. Some experiments sound, light, or voice controlled. A great FREE manual with all lessons from the makers of Snap Circuits.https://www.elenco.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/SC-100_REV-J_LR.pdf
3
3-12Makey Makey invention kit13 lessons and LEGO challenges. 7 free lesson plans : Simple Circuits Challenge, ELA Candid Camera, Math/Science Classify and Sort, Interactive Word Problem Posters, Game Controller Challenge, Musical Water, Distance, Rate and Time for Math/Science/Physics. 6 LEGO lesson plans and challenges: Design Challenge, Interactive Community, Musical Creations, Racing Challenge, Storytelling Unit, Automated Vehicle Challenge. All from the makers of Makey Makey.
https://makeymakey.com/pages/educators#resources
4
3-12Makey Makey invention kit1000s of user submitted projects. Makey Makey Labz allows users just like you to post projects and challenges they have created. Build a floor piano, code a game, or even build a dino! Also use as inspiration to create your own.https://labz.makeymakey.com/cwists/category
5
5-12K'NEX education forces, energy, and motion set7 racer lessons on Force, Energy, and Motion. Rubber band racers, spring racers, racing with the wind, motorized racers, flywheel racerFrom the makers of K'NEXhttp://media.knex.com/education/teachers-guides/78790-TG-Forces-Energy-and-Motion.pdf
6
6-10
K'NEX solar cars kit
Harnessing Solar Power with K'NEX cars. Lesson plan from Oregon State Univeristy.
https://cosey.oregonstate.edu/download-lesson-plans
7
Snap Circuit Deluxe is the biggest snap circuit set so can build any circuits from the small sets. All of these manuals are included with the set but are linked here for reference so you can browse before using with your class. Set also includes a Teacher Manual and Student Guide (not available online)https://www.elenco.com/manuals/
8
3-12Snap Circuit Jr OR Snap Circuits DeluxeElectronic snap circuits projects 1-101. Sounds, motor, flashing lights. Some experiments sound, light, or voice controlled. A great FREE manual with all lessons from the makers of Snap Circuits.https://www.elenco.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/SC-100_REV-J_LR.pdf
9
3-12Snap Circuits DeluxeElectronic snap circuits projects 102-305. Lights, sounds, motors, radios, alarms, ocillators... So many projects to choose from! Free manual from the maker of Snap Circuits.https://www.elenco.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/SC-300_REV-H1-3.pdf
10
3-12Snap Circuits DeluxeElectronic snap circuits projects 306-511. Lights, sounds, motors, radios, alarms, ocillators... So many projects to choose from! Free manual from the maker of Snap Circuits.https://www.elenco.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/SC-500_REV-D-3.pdf
11
3-12Snap Circuits DeluxeElectronic snap circuits projects 512-692. Lights, sounds, motors, radios, alarms, ocillators... So many projects to choose from! Free manual from the maker of Snap Circuits.https://www.elenco.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/SC-750_REV-E-3.pdf
12
3-12Snap Circuits DeluxeElectronic snap circuits with computer interface PC1-PC73. Free manual from the maker of Snap Circuits.https://www.elenco.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/CI-73_REV-E_051314_sm-2.pdf
13
K-8Ozobot EVO class set140+ Lessons, activities, and hour of code. STEAM lessons/activities broken down by grade K-1, 2-3, 4-5, and 6-8. Also Hour of Code lessons/activities and educator features lessons/activities. From the makers of Ozobot **Search for EVO specific lesson by typing EVO is the search bar**https://portal.ozobot.com/lessons
14
2-3
3-PS2-3, 3-PS2-4
Vernier Magnetic Field Sensor, Vernier Labquest 2Magnetic attraction. Use magnetic field sensor to explore magnetic strengths, what is magnetic, and create own magnethttps://www.bendsciencestation.com/magnetic-attraction/
15
1
K-PS3-1, 1-PS4-2, 4-PS3-2
Vernier Light Sensor, Vernier Labquest 2Measuring light intensity. Take light measurements in different parts of the school and outside to explore lux. https://www.bendsciencestation.com/light-up/
16
10-12HS-PS1-2Vernier pH sensor, Vernier LabQuest 2Acids and bases in the home. Use pH meter and titration to test variables of pH in soda and juice.https://www.bendsciencestation.com/acids-and-bases-in-the-home/
17
3-53-LS3-2, 3-LS4-2, 4-LS1-1, PE.05.FL., PE.05.FL.02Vernier Hand-grip Heart Rate Monitor, LabQuest 2Heart Rate and Exercise. Develop a hypothesis and test what you know about heart rate and exercise.https://www.bendsciencestation.com/heart-rate-and-exercise/
18
KK-PS3-1Vernier temperature probe, Vernier LabQuest 2Exploring temperature and sunlinght. Understanding what temperature is and how to measure it. Also exploring how sunlight effects temperature. 3 part lesson.https://www.bendsciencestation.com/8747-2/
19
6-12Sphero BOLT class setMath, coding, history, and more! The Sphero Edu website has LOTS of amazing activities for Sphero BOLT. Use the "Filter" function to choose activities for the BOLT robot. Some of the activities are create by Sphero and some are user submitted.https://edu.sphero.com/cwists/category
20
3-12Sphero SPRK+ class setMath, coding, history, and more! The Sphero Edu website has LOTS of amazing activities for Sphero. Use the "Filter" function to choose activities for the SPHERO robot. Some of the activities are create by Sphero and some are user submitted.https://edu.sphero.com/cwists/category
21
3-8Sphero SPRK+ class setBlocks 1: intro and loops (Hour of Code). Get place to start in learning to code. Overview the app, use block coding, and gain understanding of loops and operators. 3 more block lessons and much more!https://edu.sphero.com/cwists/preview/1671x
22
3-8Sphero SPRK+ class setJurassic Code: Mansion Mayhem. Follow this Jurassic story mission and program yourself out of the mansion's library! (Should already know block code)https://edu.sphero.com/cwists/preview/18678x
23
2-8Sphero SPRK+ class set OR Sphero BOLT class setExploring Egypt. 8 coding activities to learn about pyramids, hieroglyphics, Egyptian gods, and more. Do one or all.https://edu.sphero.com/cwists/preview/21766x
24
9-12Sphero SPRK+ class setThe Heart. Demonstrate the flow of oxygen-rich and poor blood. Then show irregular blood flow.https://edu.sphero.com/cwists/preview/5877x
25
6-8Sphero SPRK+ class setMorse Code and Data Structures. Using coding to light up a series of dots and dashes. Explore Javascript and data structures like arrays and objects.https://edu.sphero.com/cwists/preview/15590x
26
6-12Boe-Bot Robot KitBoe-Bot Student Guide. Divided into chapters from basics of the bot to navigating. Testing and connecting the motors (6 activities), building and testing the robot (4 activities), bot navigation (6 activities), navigation with whiskers (4 activities), photo-sensitive navigation (6 activities), infrared navigation (6 activities), and distance detection (4 activities)https://www.parallax.com/sites/default/files/downloads/28125-Robotics-With-The-Boe-Bot-v3.0.pdf
27
6-12LEGO Mindstorm EV3 experiment kit, Vernier NXT sensor adapter, Vernier Differential voltage probe, Vernier Magnetic Field SensorVernier Mars Challenge. Couple robots with NASA space program to give the kids real world applition. Designed as 5 day STEM class module, summer camp, or after school club. Day 1 magnets, day 2 batteries, day 3 compasses, day 4 solar panel, day 5 martian challenge. Student engineering notebook also available for free download.https://www.vernier.com/engineering/lego-ev3/
28
6-12LEGO Mindstorm EV3 experiment kit30+ Lessons from LEGO Education. LEGO has their own site to browse 30+ Mindstorm EV3 lesson plans. Most lesson plans also include a student worksheet. Some lesson examples: make a sound machine, make a puppet, object detection, make a system that sorts color, line detection, and acceleration of gravity.https://education.lego.com/en-us/lessons?Products=LEGO%20MINDSTORMS%20Education%20EV3%20Core%20Set&pagesize=12
29
KMagformersHow Plane Shapes Compose 3D Shapes. A hands-on activity to understand 3D shapes.https://betterlesson.com/lesson/583483/let-s-face-it-how-plane-shapes-compose-3d-shapes
30
KMagformersMagnets 2-Day Lesson Plan. Hands-on lesson and activities exploring magnets.https://www.brighthubeducation.com/pre-k-and-k-lesson-plans/127723-two-day-magnet-lesson-plan-for-kindergarten/
31
6-12ProScope12+ Bio, Chem, Earth Science, and CSI Lessons. Compare plant and animal cells, create a infusion for microbes, explore minerals. **Lesson plans say a Mac computer but ProScope is now compatible with Windows, Mac, Chrome, Android, and iOS. https://www.bodelin.com/proscope/software/https://www.bodelin.com/proscope/science-education/
32
7-12Monocular mircoscopeMicroscope Lab and Lesson. Introduction to microscopes using plant and animal cells. Includes worksheet to for students to label part of microscope.https://www.wccusd.net/cms/lib/CA01001466/Centricity/domain/1040/grade%207%20lessons/MicroscopeLessonLabs.pdf
33
2-4Microscope, stereoStereo Microscope Introduction. Stereo microscopes are perfect for introducing young students to microscopes since they use large sample objects. The kids will not have to work with small slides and glass.https://scientistinresidence.ca/pdf/life-science/SRP_Stereo%20Microscope%20Lesson.pdf
34
K-5Monocular cordless LED mircoscopeOutdoor Intro to Digital Microscopes. Take you class outside! Learn how to focus the microscope than explore to see what else you can find to use with the microscope.http://ecolearninghive.org/resource/introduction-digital-microscopes
35
4-8Monocular cordless LED mircoscopePond Explorers. Use microscopes to do an indepth look at pond water and creatures. This lesson would pair well with the Streamwebs project from OSU and Sea Grant Oregon https://streamwebs.org/http://ecolearninghive.org/resource/pond-explorers
36
9-12Water Quality with Vernier (Book), Vernier optical DO probe, pH sensor, temperature probe, colorimeter, PAR sensor, flow rate sensor, conductivity probe, turbidity sensor18 water quality tests, including pH, total dissolved solids, dissolved oxygen, BOD, flow rate, turbidity, nitrates, and phosphates. Preview the lessons and see what equipment is needed for each.https://www.vernier.com/products/books/wqv/
37
9-12Water Quality with Vernier (Book), Vernier optical DO probe, Logger Pro 3Dissolved Oxygen. Download the free sample lesson from "Water Quality with Vernier" lab book with student instruction, teacher tips, sample data, and more.https://www.vernier.com/files/sample_labs/WQV-05-dissolved_oxygen.pdf
38
9-12Investigating Environmental Science through Inquiry (Book), Vernier temperature probe, relative humidity sensor, UVB sensor, optical DO probe, pH sensor, conductivity probe, turbidity sensor, soil moisture sensor, CO2 gas sensor, light sensor, current probe, voltage probe 34 inquiry based lessons. Including Earth Systems and Resources/Air and Water, Earth Systems and Resources/Soil, The Living World, Global Change and Population, Energy Resources and Consumption, Pollution. Preview the lessons and see what equipment is needed for each.https://www.vernier.com/products/books/esi/
39
9-12Investigating Environmental Science through Inquiry (Book), Vernier pH sensorSoil and Acid Rain. Download the free sample lesson from "Investigating Environmental Science through Inquiry" lab
book with student instruction, teacher tips, sample data, and more.
https://www.vernier.com/files/sample_labs/ESI-12-soil_and_acid_precipitation.pdf
40
9-12Human Physiology with Vernier (Book), Vernier surface temperature sensor, hand-grip heart rate monitor, blood pressure sensor, EKG sensor, 25-g accelerometer, dual range force sensor, hand dynamometer, spirometer, O2 gas sensor, O2 gas sensor to spirometer adapter24 experiments about human organ systems. Ready to use experiments for hands-on physiology. Preview the lessons and see what equipment is needed for each.https://www.vernier.com/products/books/hp-a/?search=human%20&category=autosuggest
41
9-12Human Physiology with Vernier (Book), EKG sensorAnalyzing the heart with EKG. Download this free sample lesson from "Human Physiology with Vernier" lab book with student instructions, teacher tips, sample data, and more.https://www.vernier.com/files/sample_labs/HP-A-12-analyzing_heart_ekg.pdf
42
9-12Investigating Environmental Science through Inquiry (Book), Vernier voltage probe, Vernier current probeWind power. Determine the power output of a wind turbine you build. Experiment included in the "Investigating Environmental Science through Inquiry" Vernier labbook. Preview the lesson at this link.https://www.vernier.com/experiments/esi/28/wind_power/
43
6-12Vernier accelerometer 25-g, Vernier LabQuest 2, Logger Pro 3Shoe cushioning. Measure the cushioning of a shoe with a heel drop test and accelerometer. **This is not a full lesson plan but a general overview of a real experiment in action**https://www.vernier.com/innovate/shoe-cushioning/
44
9-12Vernier LabQuest 2, Logger Pro 3Investigating Period Trends. Use Vernier graphing software to looks for trends related to period and group. The page has a downloadable activity PDF and Logger Pro file. It says you need the original LabQuest but you should be able to do it with LabQuest 2.https://www.vernier.com/innovate/investigating-periodic-trends/
45
6-12Vernier force plate, Vernier dual range force sensor (optional), Logger Pro 3 OR LabQuest2How much force is a Newton? Experiment to see how much everyday forces are in Newtons. Download the lesson plan on this page under "free experiements".https://www.vernier.com/products/sensors/force-sensors/fp-bta/
46
6-12Vernier force plate, LabQuest 2Egg Drop Contest. Put a spin on the traditional egg drop contest with the use of a force plate. **This is not a full lesson plan but a general overview of a real experiment in action in a classroom**https://www.vernier.com/innovate/egg-drop-contest-using-a-force-plate/
47
5-12Vernier force plate, LabQuest 2, Logger Pro 3Your sense of balance. Use a force plate to compare your balance with eyes open or closed. **This is not a full lesson plan but a general overview of a real experiment in action in a classroom**https://www.vernier.com/innovate/investigate-your-sense-of-balance-using-a-force-plate/
48
6-12Vernier Go Direct motion detector, Graphing software like Logger Pro 3Ball toss graphing. Look at the patterns of velocity, position, and acceleration vs time of a bal tossed straight into the air.https://www.inds.co.uk/files/education/experiments/Ball_Toss.pdf
49
9-12Go Direct temperature probe, Graphical Analysis 4 app (online download)Intermolecular forces through evaporation of alcohols. Track temperatures changes through a reaction and relate them to intermolecular force of attraction. This link goes to a page with a video of the exeriment setup.https://www.vernier.com/products/sensors/temperature-sensors/gdx-tmp/
50
9-12Go Direct temperature probe, Graphical Analysis 4 app (online download)Climate change inquiry labs: CO2 and air temperature. Investigate the effects of CO2 and other greenhouse gases on temperature. Developed by the NASA Global Precipitation Measurement Missionhttps://pmm.pps.eosdis.nasa.gov/education/sites/default/files/lesson_plan_files/climate%20change%20inquiry/climate%20change%20inquiry%20carbon%20dioxide%20lab.pdf
51
9-12Go Direct temperature probe, Graphical Analysis 4 app (online download)Climate change inquiry labs: sea ice and temperature. Investigate the effects of reduction of sea ice on ocean temperature. Developed by the NASA Global Precipitation Measurement Missionhttps://pmm.pps.eosdis.nasa.gov/education/sites/default/files/lesson_plan_files/climate%20change%20inquiry/climate%20change%20inquiry%20sea%20ice%20lab.pdf
52
9-12Vernier Light Sensor, Vernier Labquest 2How do you dim an LED? Not a formal lesson plan but a example of what a real class did to investigate this question. Includes sample data from their experiment.https://www.vernier.com/innovate/how-do-you-dim-an-led/
53
6-12Vernier UVA sensor, Vernier UVB sensor, LabQuest 2 Comparing sunscreens. If SPF 50 really twice as protective as SPF 25 sunscreen? Find out with this experiment.https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=19&ved=2ahUKEwjewdaT_arhAhUFoZ4KHSSpAiIQFjASegQIBhAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.science.purdue.edu%2Fscience-express%2Flabs%2Flabs%2FVernier%2520LabQuest%2520%2520Comparing%2520Sunscreens%2520teacher.doc&usg=AOvVaw2sH19xON7jg0BFWbeGSAVf
54
6-12LEGO Mindstorm EV3 experiment kit10 Building instructions and Program Descriptions. From the LEGO education site, grab instructions to build and program 10 machines. Color sorter, gyro boy, puppy, and robot arm for core kit. Elephant, remote control, spinner factory, stair climber, tank bot, and znap for core kit + expansion set.https://education.lego.com/en-us/support/mindstorms-ev3/building-instructions
55
PreK - KCubelets Mega Pack or Mini Maker Pack28 30-minute Meet Your Cubelets Units Designed to introduce you and your students to the basic functions of Cubelets. Each age-specific unit is a progression of lessons designed in a student-centered, inquiry-based model. Lesson plans also include links to helpful graphic organizers, step-by-step instructions, and a list of which Cubelets each student group will need.https://www.modrobotics.com/education/lesson-plans/meet-your-cubelets-units/scope-sequence-pre-k-k/
56
1-3Cubelets Mega Pack or Mini Maker Pack10 30-minute Meet Your Cubelets Units Designed to introduce you and your students to the basic functions of Cubelets. Each age-specific unit is a progression of lessons designed in a student-centered, inquiry-based model. Lesson plans also include links to helpful graphic organizers, step-by-step instructions, and a list of which Cubelets each student group will need.https://www.modrobotics.com/education/lesson-plans/meet-your-cubelets-units/scope-sequence-grades-1-3/
57
4-6Cubelets Mega Pack or Mini Maker Pack10 45-minute Meet Your Cubelets Units Designed to introduce you and your students to the basic functions of Cubelets. Each age-specific unit is a progression of lessons designed in a student-centered, inquiry-based model. Lesson plans also include links to helpful graphic organizers, step-by-step instructions, and a list of which Cubelets each student group will need.https://www.modrobotics.com/education/lesson-plans/meet-your-cubelets-units/scope-sequence-grades-4-6/
58
7-12Cubelets Mega Pack or Mini Maker Pack5 55-minute Meet Your Cubelets Units Designed to introduce you and your students to the basic functions of Cubelets. Each age-specific unit is a progression of lessons designed in a student-centered, inquiry-based model. Lesson plans also include links to helpful graphic organizers, step-by-step instructions, and a list of which Cubelets each student group will need.https://www.modrobotics.com/education/lesson-plans/meet-your-cubelets-units/scope-sequence-grades-7-12/
59
4-12Cubelets Mega Pack or Mini Maker Pack9 45-minute Introducting Computer Science lessons Designed for students of all ages to begin associating their Cubelets play with core computer science concepts such as conditional statements, loops, and the value of order and sequence. This unit relies heavily on data flow diagramming to promote computational and algorithmic thinking without requiring programming or coding experience. The lessons in this unit alternate between investigations answering questions like “Does distance between Cubelets matter?” and design challenges incorporating recent investigations.https://www.modrobotics.com/education/introducing-computer-science/
60
2-12Cubelets Mega Pack or Mini Maker Pack20 Activity Cards with Rotation Station ideas. 20 activity cards with varying difficulties design for learning stations with small groups of 2-3. Also has a document with suggested activity rotations. THERE ARE INCLUDED WITH THE PACKS FROM THE LENDING LIBRARYhttps://www.modrobotics.com/edu/Cubelets-print-n-fold-activity-cards.pdf
61
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ZRmWt2o8ja513gkydAbzS_C2lsBeuQ8AGJmJJxJ22EQ/edit?usp=sharing
62
2-5LEGO early simple machines12 Lessons w/ MAKER lessons. 4 simple machines course lessons and 8 MAKER lessons. Also included quick start guide and building instructions.https://education.lego.com/en-us/support/machines-and-mechanisms#early_simple_machines
63
1-2LEGO WeDo 2.04 basic + 2 advanced coding lessons. 4 beginner introductory coding lessons less than 30 mins. 2 advanced lessons creating prototypes 120+ minhttps://education.lego.com/en-us/lessons?Products=LEGO+Education+WeDo+2.0+Core+Set&pagesize=12&rows=9
64
3-5LEGO WeDo 2.029 STEAM and MAKER lessons. Lessons from beginner to advanced.https://education.lego.com/en-us/lessons?Products=LEGO+Education+WeDo+2.0+Core+Set&pagesize=12&rows=9
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
Loading...