Great Courses and Units for Middle School Science Teachers
We’re back for a third installment of great courses and units from members of the BetterLesson community. The inaugural post post pulled together courses for middle school math teachers and the most recent collected resources for middle school ELA teachers. If this is your first time viewing one of these posts, we built these based on feedback from you. Teachers have bookmarked these courses and units, shared them with others, and told us how helpful they have been to their own teaching. So we are putting them all in one place. We’ll be updating these posts periodically with new additions and bringing back courses and units that we’ve featured in the past. Look forward to collections across the core content areas in elementary school and high school too. Enjoy!
6th Grade Science by David Kujawski. This course includes the following units: Scientific Inquiry;Energy; Technology and Engineering; Environmental Science; Miscellaneous Lessons; Meteorology; and Geology.
6th Grade Earth Science by Renee Belisle. This course includes the following units: Scientific Methodology; Rocks, Gems, Minerals; Earth’s Movements; Weathering and Erosion; Earthly Time, Fuels, and Energy; Fresh Water; Oceans; Atmosphere; Weather; and Astronomy.
8th Grade Life Science by Rachel Ryland. This course includes the following units: Scientific Method and Characteristics of Living Things; Cells; Human Body Systems; Cell Cycle and Division; Heredity and Genetics; and Evolution.
Year 8 Physics (8th Grade in the U.S.) by Katherine Richard. This course includes the following units: Atomic Theory, Pressure, Heat Energy Transfer, Static Electricity, Magnetism, Sound, Earth and Space, Revision Material, and Exam Material.