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Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans and Activities 

  • Countertop Chemistry
    Incorporate these inexpensive chemistry lab activities for classes and watch your students’ engagement grow.
  • Discover Ants
    This project is a suite of standards-aligned materials around the Ant Picnic citizen science project for students at all grade levels.
    Here you will find lesson plans developed for the FREEDM Systems Center Pre-College Program.
  • It is Rocket Science
    Create a fun straw rocket!
  • Green Plants, Red Glow Lesson
    Looking  at chlorophyll’s red fluorescence to explore photosynthesis, agriculture, and global ecology
  • Physics From the Junk Drawer
    Find inexpensive and simple activities to demystify Physical Science or Physics concepts in sixth through 12th-grade classrooms—or even at home!
  • Solar Car 
    A fun activity designed by Sunwind and facilitated by The Science House.
  • Students Discover
    Teach your students how to explore their natural world and share their findings with researchers to contribute to ongoing scientific discovery. Students Discover projects range from making your own ant-collecting kit to sampling your belly button to learn about the beneficial role of microbes.
  • TSH Express
    During Summer 2020 (Covid-19), for 15 weeks we released weekly K-12 virtual STEM content for teachers, students, and parents. Each week had its own theme and we provided fun resources, engaging activities, and interviews with expert scientists.