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3, 2, 1...BLASTOFF!

Topic: Science; Moon Cycles

  • CONTENT AREA: Science; Moon Cycles
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 2-5
  • STANDARDS: NGSS 1-ESS1-1. Use observations of the sun, moon, and stars to describe patterns that can be predicted. NGSS 5-ESS1-2. Represent data in graphical displays to reveal patterns of daily changes in length and direction of shadows, day and night,

A CAMPING WE WILL GO

Topic: How Light Travels

  • CONTENT: Science
  • GRADE: 1
  • STANDARD: NGSS.1.PS4.B

A METEOROLOGIST'S MISSION

Topic: Weather and Climate

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARDS: NGSS.K.ESS

A NEED TO EAT

Topic: Matter and Energy in Organisms

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Life Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARD: NGSS.K.LS1.C

A PERFECT HABITAT

Topic: Natural Resources

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Life Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARD: NGSS.K.ESS3.A

AGENT CARTER GRAFFER: LEGEND OF THE MISSING COMPASS ROSE

Topic: Elementary Map Skills

  • CONTENT AREA: Social Studies, Elementary Map Skills
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 2-5
  • STANDARDS: SS4G1 Locate important physical and man-made features in the United States. SS3G2 Locate and describe the equator, prime meridian, and lines of latitude and longitude on a globe.

AIR POLLUTION - SAVE OUR PLANET (Pollution)

  • Content Area: Earth Science, Pollution, Environment
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary/Middle School
  • Standards: 6.14 Analyze and interpret data (e.g., tables, graphs, maps of global and regional temperatures; atmospheric levels of gases such as carbon dioxide and methane; rates of human activities) to describe how various human activities (e.g., use of f

ALIENS EXPLAIN ALTERNATE ENERGY

  • Content Area: Earth Science
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary/Middle School

ALL AMPED UP ALONG THE BEACH

Topic: Amplitude and Wavelength

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.PS4.A

ALL THE SMALL THINGS

Topic: The Structure of Matter

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.PS1.A

ALLIE'S ARTWORK

Topic: Forces of Motion

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.PS2

AND LET THE GAMES BEGIN

Topic: The Formation of Mountains and Volcanoes as a Result of Plate Tectonics

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.ESS2.B

ANDY THE ANT

Topic: Social Interactions and Group Behaviors in Ecosystems

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.LS2.D

ANIMALS AT WORK

Topic: Environmental Change

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARD: NGSS.K.ESS2.E

APOLLO: TO THE MOON

  • Content Area: Earth Science, Space Program
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary/Middle School

AQUARIUM CONFUSION

Topic: Animals, Ocean Survival

  • CONTENT AREA: Animals, Ocean Survival
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 2-6
  • STANDARDS: MS-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

AROUND THE WORLD IN 30 DAYS

Topic: The Solar System's Effect on Earth

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 1
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.1.ESS1.B

ASLEEP IN NEWTON'S CRADLE (Energy)

  • Content Area: Science, Energy
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary/Middle School
  • Standards: NGSS/PS3B - Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer

BACK TO THE PAST TO PASS THE CLASS (Geologic Time)

  • Content Area: Earth Science, Geologic Time
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary/Middle School
  • Standards: 6.9 Use models to explain how the flow of Earth’s internal energy drives a cycling of matter between Earth’s surface and deep interior causing plate movements 6.4 Construct explanations from geologic evidence (e.g., change or extinction of par

BAKERY BREAKDOWN

Topic: Measuring Matter to Identify Materials

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.PS1.A

BAMBI BEE'S LESSON PREP

Topic: Internal and External Structures and their Functions

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Life Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.LS1.A

BEACH WEATHER!

Topic: The Effects of Wind and Water on Earth

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.ESS2.A

BENNY BEE'S BEDROOM

Topic: Reflection of Light

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.PS4.B

BENNY BEE'S BUSY DAY

Topic: Sense Receptors and Their Functions in Animals

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Life Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.LS1.D

BENNY BEE'S FIRST JOB

Topic: Structure, Function, and Information Processing

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Life Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARDS: NGSS.4.PS

BENNY'S LOST PILLOW

Topic: WINTER ANIMALS

  • Game Designers: Lauren Markel and Jennifer Miller
  • Content Area: Science, Math
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Groups Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Early Elementary

BIG BRO, WHAT DO YOU KNOW?

Topic: Water on Earth

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.ESS2.C

BRIDGE BUILDER

Topic: Engineering Design

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Engineering/Design
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.ETS

BUSY BEES

  • CONTENT AREA: Elementary Science, Bees
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary

BUTTERFLY BANDIT

Topic: Butterfly Life Cycle

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Butterfly Life Cycle
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 1-4
  • STANDARDS: GLE 0207.4.1 Compare the life cycles of various organisms.

CALL ME ON MY SHELL PHONE

Topic: Measuring Waves with Technology

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.PS4.C

CAMP MIGHTY

Topic: Energy and Forces

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARD: NGSS.K.PS3.C

CHEETAH’S ENGINEERING DESIGN CHALLENGE

Topic: Engineering Design

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 2
  • STANDARDS: NGSS.2.ETS

CONTINENT CHAOS

Topic: Elementary Geography

  • CONTENT AREA: Elementary Social Studies/Science, Geography, Continents
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 1-4
  • STANDARDS: CCSS 2.MD.8-Measurement & Data » Work with time and money.

COOL CAVES

  • Content Area: Science, Caves
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary/Middle School

CRAZY GADGETS, SIMPLE MACHINES PICNIC

Topic: Simple Machines

  • CONTENT AREA: Science (STEM), Simple Machines
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 2-5
  • STANDARDS: NGSS 3-PS2-1 and 3-PS2-2

DESIGN DECISIONS

Topic: Developing Possible Solutions

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 2
  • STANDARD: NGSS.2.ETS1.B

DO YOU SEE WHAT I HEAR?

Topic: Sound and Light

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Sound & Light
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 2-5
  • STANDARDS: NGSS: 1-PS4-1. Plan and conduct investigations to provide evidence that vibrating materials can make sound and that sound can make materials vibrate. 4-PS3-2. Make observations to provide evidence that energy can be transferred from place to p

DON’T GET DESERTED IN THE DESERT (Deserts)

  • Content Area: Earth Science, Deserts
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary/Middle School
  • Standards: 6.13 Use models (e.g., diagrams, maps, globes, digital representations) to explain how the rotation of Earth and unequal heating of its surface create patterns of atmospheric and oceanic circulation that determine regional climates. a. Use expe

DON’T JOURNEY TO THE CENTER! (Landforms)

  • Content Area: Landforms, Science, Geography
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary
  • Standards: 4-ESS2-1 Make observations and/or measurements to provide evidence of the effects of weathering or the rate of erosion by water, ice, wind, or vegetation. 4-ESS2-2 Analyze and interpret data from maps to describe patterns of Earth’s features (

DOWN ON THE FARM

Topic: Growth and Development of Organisms

  • Content Area: Science, Life Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 1
  • STANDARD: NGSS.1.LS1.B

DR. CHIEN'S 4D MODEL

Topic: BODY SYSTEMS

  • Content Area: Science, Human Body
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Upper Elementary/Middle School/High School

EARTH CHANGES GAME SHOW

Topic: The Changing Earth

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 2
  • STANDARD: NGSS.2.ESS1.C

EARTH SYSTEM CONTACT

Topic: Earth’s Systems: Processes that Shape the Earth

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 2
  • STANDARDS: NGSS.2.ESS

EARTH TREASURE HUNT

Topic: Plate Tectonics

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 2
  • STANDARD: NGSS.2.ESS2.B

ECOSYSTEM LAUGHS

Topic: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 2
  • STANDARDS: NGSS.2.LS

EDITH, SAM, AND VERONICA TAKE ON THE WORLD!

Topic: Earth's Systems

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 4
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.4.ESS

ENERGY CRASH COURSE

Topic: Energy Transfer through the Collision of Objects

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.PS3.C

ENGINEERING PROBLEMS WITH EDITH, SAM, and VERONICA

Topic: Designing Solutions for Engineering Problems Due to Earth's Systems

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 4
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.4.ETS1.B

FAMILY AFFAIR

Topic: Inheritance of Traits in Organisms

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Life Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 1
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.1.LS3.A

FOR THE CROWN (Simple Machines)

  • Content Area: Science, Simple Machines
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary and Middle School
  • Standards: Common Core: S4P3.a Identify simple machines and explain their uses

FOSSIL FORENSICS

Topic: Fossils and Geology

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.ESS1.C

FOSSIL FUN

Topic: Fossils

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVELS: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.LS4.A

FRED'S RUFF DAY

Topic: Science - Force and Motion

  • Content Area: Science, Force and Motion
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Early Elementary

FULL WOLF MOON

Topic: Science, Space, Moon Cycles

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Space, Moon Cycles
  • RECOMMENDED GROUP SIZE: Small Group, Whole Class
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 2-5
  • STANDARDS ADDRESSED: NGSS 1-ESS1-1, NGSS 5-ESS1-2

GET TO THE ZOO

Topic: Animal Adaptations

  • CONTENT AREA: Elementary Science - Animal Adaptations
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 2-6
  • STANDARDS: NGSS LS4C: Adaptation

GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAIN NEWS

Topic: Great Smoky Mtn National Park

  • CONTENT AREA: National Parks, Great Smoky Mountain National Park
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 3-12
  • STANDARDS: Social Studies/US Regions- Use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information; Analyze the physical and human characteristics of places; Create regions to interpret Earth’s comp

GREEN THUMB

Topic: Solar Energy and its Effect on Plant Matter

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.PS3.D

GREEN THUMB II

Topic: The Energy Cycle (Sun - Plants - Food)

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Life Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.LS1.C

GREEN THUMB III

Topic: Composers and Decomposers in Ecosystems

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Life Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.LS2.A

GREEN THUMB IV

Topic: Cycles in the Environment

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Life Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.LS2.B

HABITAT HANG-UP

Topic: HABITATS/ECOSYSTEMS

  • Content Area: Elementary Science, Ecosystems
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 40 minutes
  • Recommended Aged: Early Elementary/Elementary

HABITAT HANG-UP 2

Topic: Animal Habitats (companion to physical game "Habitat Hang-Up")

  • CONTENT AREA: Elementary Science, Animal Habitats (companion to physical game "Habitat Hang-Up")
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades K-3
  • STANDARDS: NGSS K-ESS2-2.- Construct an argument supported by evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change the environment to meet their needs K-ESS3-1.- Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants

HABITAT HIKE

Topic: Biodiversity within an Ecosystem

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 2
  • STANDARD: NGSS.2.LS4.D

HELPING HANDS

Topic: Human Effect on Earth's Systems

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.ESS3.C

HELPING THE PLANET

Topic: Alternative Energy

  • Content Area: Science, Earth Science
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary/Middle School
  • Standards: 6.15 ‐ Analyze evidence (e.g., databases on human populations, rates of consumption of food and other natural resources) to explain how changes in human population, per capita consumption of natural resources, and other human activities (e.g.,

HUNGRY HENRY

Topic: Science: Nutrition

  • CONTENT AREA: Science/Health; Nutrition
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 1-5
  • STANDARDS: NGSS 4-LS1-1. Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.

INHERITANCE WITH THE TATES

Topic: Inheritance

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.LS3.A

INVESTIGATIVE DETECTIVE

Topic: Design Thinking

  • CONTENT AREA: STEM, Design Thinking
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 2-5

IS YOUR TEACHER AN ALIEN?

Topic: The Solar System

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.ESS

IT'S GAME NIGHT

Topic: The Universe

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 1
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.1.ESS1.A

JENNA'S ADAPTATION EXTRAVAGANZA

Topic: Adaptation in Organisms

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.LS4.C

JOHN'S ANIMAL CONSERVATION EXHIBIT

Topic: Organisms and their habitats

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.LS4.D

KELLY THE SKELLY

Topic: Body Systems

  • Content Area: Science, Body Systems
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary

KEYLA HITS THE ROAD

Topic: Weather and Climate Patterns

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.ESS2.D

KEYLA TAKES ON NATURAL HAZARDS

Topic: How Humans Address Natural Hazards

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.ESS3.B

KEYLA VISITS THE DENTIST

Topic: Dental Health

  • Content Area: Science, Dental Health
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Early Elementary

KEYLA'S LOVE FOR THE DENTIST

Topic: Dental Health (digital companion to "Keyla Visits the Dentist" physical game)

  • CONTENT AREA: Dental Health (digital companion to "Keyla Visits the Dentist" physical game)
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades K-3

KEYLA'S TRAVEL AGENCY

Topic: Weather and Climate

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARDS: NGSS.3.ESS

LENNY'S LOOKING FOR LUNCH

Topic: SOUND AND LIGHT

  • Content Area: Elementary Science
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary
  • Standards: -S4P1.a Identify materials that are transparent, opaque, and translucent. -S4P1.b Investigate the reflection of light using a mirror and a light source. -S4P1.c Identify the physical attributes of a convex lens, a concave lens, and a prism an

LET THE WEEKEND BEGIN!

Topic: Behavior of objects when acted upon by an outside force

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.PS2.A

LIFE CYCLES WITH THE TATES

Topic: Reproduction as Part of a Life Cycle

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.LS1.B

LITTLE BRO, WHAT DO YOU KNOW?

Topic: Major Earth Systems

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.ESS2.A

LIVING GREEN

Topic: Human Impact

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARD: NGSS.K.ESS3.C

MAGIC POTION

Topic: Structure and Function

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Life Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 1
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.1.LS1

MAGICAL PLANT MIX-UP

Topic: Plants in their Ecosystems

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 2
  • STANDARD: NGSS.2.LS2.A

MARCUS MARVEL - MOVING EXPERT

Topic: Describe how weather patterns, seasonal patterns, natural resources, and natural hazards affect activities and settlement patterns; explain how people depend on the physical environment and natural resources to meet basic needs

  • CONTENT AREA: Social Studies
  • GRADE LEVELS: 2,3
  • STANDARD: SS.2.7

MARY'S MAGIC BIRTHDAY PARTY

Topic: The Presence of Energy in Objects

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.PS3.B

MEET ME AT THE GAME

Topic: When Objects Collide

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARD: NGSS.K.PS2.B

MESS IN THE LAB

Topic: Science Lab Safety

  • AUTHOR: Tracie Gones
  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Upper Elementary
  • RECOMMENDED GROUP SIZE: Small groups would be ideal, but whole class would work

MISSION NUTRITION

Topic: HEALTHY EATING - HYBRID GAME

  • Game Designer: Ann Brucker
  • Content Area: Nutrition, Healthy Eating
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary

MISSION: SOLAR SYSTEM

Topic: Planets, Solar System

  • Content Area: Science, Solar System
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary
  • Standards: NGSS: ESS1.B: Earth and the Solar System The solar system consists of the sun and a collection of objects, including planets, their moons, and asteroids that are held in orbit around the sun by its gravitational pull on them.

MOVING DAY

Topic: Light and Sound

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 1
  • STANDARDS: NGSS.1.PS4

MR. C's GREENHOUSE

Topic: Sun and Energy

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Life Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.LS

MY TEACHER IS AN ALIEN

Topic: Gravitational Force

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.PS2.B

MY TEACHER IS AN ALIEN II

Topic: The Sun as a Star

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.ESS1.A

MY TEACHER IS AN ALIEN III

Topic: The Sun's Effect on Earth

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.ESS1.B

MYSTERY MATTER

Topic: Structure and Properties of Matter

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 2
  • STANDARD: NGSS.2.PS

NATURAL SELECTION WITH THE TATES

Topic: Natural Selection

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.LS4.B

NATURE HIKE

Topic: Variation of Traits in Organisms

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Life Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 1
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.1.LS3.B

NEW YORK CHANGES

Topic: Physical Characteristics of Living Things within a Region/Ecosystem

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 4
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.4.ESS2.E

NICK, THE MAGICIAN

Topic: What is Energy?

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARDS: NGSS.4.PS

NICK'S CHEMICALLY REACTIVE COOKOUT

Topic: Energy Transfer through Chemical Reactions

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.PS3.D

NICK'S ELECTRIFYING MAGIC SHOW

Topic: Energy Transfer through Electricity

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.PS3.B

NICK'S ENERGETIC MAGIC SHOW

Topic: Transfer of Energy

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.PS3.A

NICK'S ENERGY SAVING MAGIC TRICKS

Topic: Energy and Ecological Solutions

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.ETS1.A

NICK'S MOTION MAGIC SHOW

Topic: Objects in Motion

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.PS3.A

NICK'S NATURAL RESOURCES

Topic: Energy Derived from Natural Resources

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.ESS3.A

NO MORE LITTERING!

Topic: Environmental Impacts on Organisms

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARDS: NGSS.3.LS

NUTRITION HERO DIGITAL

Topic: Health and Nutrition (companion to physical game "Nutrition Hero")

  • CONTENT AREA: Health, Nutrition (companion to physical game "Nutrition Hero")
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 1-4
  • STANDARDS: National Health Education Standards Standard 1- Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.

OIL SPILLS - CLEANUP HERO

Topic: Pollution

  • Content Area: Earth Science, Environment, Oil Spills
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary /Middle School
  • Standards: 6.16 ‐ Implement scientific principles to design processes for monitoring and minimizing human impact on the environment (e.g., water usage, including withdrawal of water from streams and aquifers or construction of dams and levees; land usage,

ONLY YOU

Topic: Wildfires

  • Content Area: Earth Science, Wildfires
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary/Middle School

OUR GREAT INVENTION

Topic: Pushing and Pulling

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARDS: NGSS.K.PS

OUT OF THIS WORLD MEASUREMENTS

Topic: Non-Standard Measurement Units

  • CONTENT AREA: Math, Non-Standard Units of Measurement
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 1-4
  • STANDARDS: TEKS 2.9 A- The student will find the length of objects using concrete models for standard units of length. TEKS 2.9 B- The student will describe the inverse relationship between the size of the unit and the number of units needed to equal the

Owls Give a Hoot

Topic: Game with All Shape Locks

  • CONTENT AREA: Elementary Math, Owls
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary

PENGUINS AND PROBLEM SOLVING!

Topic: Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.

  • Content Area: Science, Animals
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Early Elementary, Elementary
  • Standards: K-LS1-1

Penguins on Parade

Topic: All Number Locks

  • Content Area: Elementary Science, Penguins
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary

PICNIC PARTY

Topic: Healthy Foods

  • Content Area: Elementary Science, Health
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary
  • Standard: 1.5.1 Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health 4.5.1 Demonstrate effective verbal and non-verbal communication skills to enhance health. 5.5.5 Choose a healthy option when making a decision. 5.5.1 Identify health-

PLANT-A-PALOOZA!

Topic: Plants & Flowers

  • CONTENT AREA: Elementary Science, Plants & Flowers
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades K-3
  • STANDARDS: VA 1.4 The student will investigate and understand that plants have basic life needs and functional parts and can be classified according to certain characteristics. Key concepts include a) plants need nutrients, air, water, light, and a place

POPSICLE BREAK-IN

Topic: Structure and Properties of Matter

  • CONTENT: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 2
  • STANDARD: NGSS.2.PS1.A

POSTER PRESENTATION PROBLEM

Topic: Designing Ecological Solutions

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 2
  • STANDARD: NGSS.2.ETS1.B

PROBLEMS AT THE BEACH

Topic: Determining Solutions and Solving Problems

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.ETS1.C

PUZZLING QUESTION

Topic: Parts of Organisms

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 1
  • STANDARD: NGSS.1.LS1.A

QUESTIONING KITTENS

Topic: Asking Questions and Identifying Problems

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 2
  • STANDARD: NGSS.2.ETS1.A

Raiders of the Lost Locker

Topic: Upper Elementary Teambuilding

  • Game Designer: Breakout EDU Team
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Upper Elementary, Middle School

ROCKING WIND AND WATER

Topic: Effects of Wind and Water on Earth

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 2
  • STANDARD: NGSS.2.ESS2.A

S-NO-W PROBLEMS

Topic: Identifying Problems and Possible Solutions (Considering Constraints and Criteria for Success)

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Engineering/Design
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.ETS1.A

S-NO-W PROBLEMS II

Topic: Developing and Conducting Tests

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Engineering/Design
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.ETS1.B

S-NO-W PROBLEMS III

Topic: Optimizing Solutions from Results

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Engineering/Design
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.ETS1.C

SALLY THE SCIENTIST

Topic: Effects of Environmental Changes on Organisms

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.LS2.C

SAVE THE ANIMALS

Topic: Animal Habitats

  • Game Designer: Angela Von Hagel
  • Content Area: Science, Animals
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Groups Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary

SAVE THE WAVES

Topic: Waves

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARDS: NGSS.4.PS

SEA TURTLE RESCUE

Topic: SCIENCE, ANIMALS

  • Game Designers: Ellen Bryson and Michelle Sunkler
  • Content Area: Science, Animals
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Groups Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary

SEASONAL SABOTAGE!

Topic: Science: Seasons & Weather

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Seasons
  • IDEAL GROUP SIZE: Small groups or whole class
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 3-8
  • STANDARDS: VA 3.8 The student will investigate and understand basic patterns and cycles occurring in nature. Key concepts include patterns of natural events such as seasonal changes. VA 4.7 The student will investigate and understand the relationships am

SEASONAL SECRETS!

Topic: Science: Seasons & Weather

  • CONTENT AREA: Elementary Science, Seasons
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 3-8
  • STANDARDS: VA 3.8 The student will investigate and understand basic patterns and cycles occurring in nature. Key concepts include patterns of natural events such as seasonal changes.

SEVERE WEATHER WARNING!

Topic: Severe Weather

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARD: NGSS.K.ESS3.B

SHADOW TOWN

Topic: Forces and interactions on and between objects

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.PS

SO MUCH SOIL! (Rocks / Soil)

  • Content Area: Earth Science, Rocks and Soil
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary
  • Standards: 4-ESS1-1, 4-ESS2-1

SOUND MACHINE

Topic: Sound Waves

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 1
  • STANDARD: NGSS.1.PS4.A

SPACE INVADERS

Topic: The Solar System

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 1
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.1.ESS1

SPACE RACE: SEARCH FOR ALIENS IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM

Topic: Solar System/Space

  • CONTENT AREA: Elementary Science - Space/Solar System
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 2-5
  • STANDARDS: NGSS ESS1.A: The Universe and its Stars The sun is a star that appears larger and brighter than other stars because it is closer. Stars range greatly in their distance from Earth. (5-ESS1-1) ESS1.B: Earth and the Solar System The orbits of Eart

STAY SAFE

Topic: Natural Hazards that Result from Earth's Systems

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.ESS3.B

STORM SPOTTERS (Tornadoes / Natural Disasters)

  • Content Area: Earth Science, Weather, Tornadoes
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary and Middle School
  • Standards: 6.12 ‐ Integrate qualitative scientific and technical information (e.g., weather maps; diagrams; other visualizations, including radar and computer simulations) to support the claim that motions and complex interactions of air masses result in

SUMMER DAYS

Topic: Effects of Sunlight

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARD: NGSS.K.ETS1.B

TAKEOFF TROUBLE!

Topic: Solar System

  • CONTENT AREA: Elementary Science, Space/Solar System
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 1-4
  • STANDARDS: ESS1B: Earth and the Solar System

THE CASE OF THE MISSING WHITE ALLIGATOR

Topic: Plants and Animals in their Ecosystems

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARD: NGSS.K.LS NGSS.K.LS1.C NGSS.K.ESS2.E NGSS.K.ESS3.A NGSS.K.ESS3.C NGSS.K.ETS1.B

THE CURE

Topic: Chemical Reactions and their Effect on Matter

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.PS1.B

THE DESIGNING SQUIRRELS

Topic: Comparing and Testing Designs

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 2
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.2.ETS1.C

THE GREAT RACE

Topic: Forces and Motion

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARD: NGSS.K.PS2.A

THE IMPOSTER

Topic: Butterfly Life Cycle

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Butterfly Life Cycle
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades K-5
  • STANDARDS: NGSS-3-LS1-1, NGSS-K-LS1-1, CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.A.1, CCSS.Math.Content.1.OA.B.3, CCSS.Math.Content.2.NBT.A.1

THE LONE DINOSAUR

Topic: Extinction

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.LS4.A

THE MARBLE MACHINE

Topic: Engineering Problems

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARD: NGSS.K.ETS1.A

THE MASTER OF MATTER

Topic: Heating and Cooling as Chemical Reactions

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 2
  • STANDARD: NGSS.2.PS1.B

THE MATTER HATTER

Topic: MATTER

  • Content Area: Science
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary

THE MATTER HATTER RETURNS!

Topic: Science, States of Matter (companion to "Matter Hatter" physical game)

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, States of Matter (companion to "Matter Hatter" physical game)
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 4-9
  • STANDARDS: NGSS 5-PS1-1: Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen. NGSS 5-PS1-2: Measure and graph quantities to provide evidence that regardless of the type of change that occurs when heating, cooling, or mixing s

THE POLLUTION PROBLEM

Topic: Ecological Solutions

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARD: NGSS.K.ETS1.B

THE ROCK ROBBERY

Topic: The Rock Cycle

  • CONTENT AREA: Elementary Science, Rock Cycle
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 3-7
  • STANDARDS: NGSS Standards MS-ESS2-1. Develop a model to describe the cycling of Earth's materials and the flow of energy that drives this process. 4-ESS1, 5-ESS2 - Earth’s systems

THE SUPERB SCIENCE CHEF

Topic: PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL CHANGES

  • Content Area: Science, Physical and Chemical Changes
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Groups / Suggested Time: 40 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary/Middle School

TOOTH FAIRY FRENZY 2

Topic: Celebrating Dental Health (digital companion to "Tooth Fairy Frenzy" physical game)

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Health; Dental Health (digital companion to "Tooth Fairy Frenzy" physical game)
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades K-3
  • STANDARDS: CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.B.4, CCSS.Math.Content.K.CC.A.1

TRAITS WITH THE TATES

Topic: Inheritance of Traits

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARDS: NGSS.3.LS

TRIP TO NAMELAND (Landforms)

  • Content Area: Science, Social Studies, Landforms
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary
  • Standards: State Standards (NC.3.E.2), NGSS 5-ESS2-1, 5-PS1-1

VARIATION WITH THE TATES

Topic: Variation of Traits due to Inheritance and Development

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.LS3.B

WACKY WEATHER 2

Topic: Weather (companion to "Wacky Weather" physical game)

  • Content Area: Early Elementary Science, Weather (companion to "Wacky Weather" physical game)
  • Recommended Aged: Early Elementary
  • Standards: NGSS K-ESS2-1- Use and share observations of local weather conditions to describe patterns over time.

WATER HABITAT SCRAMBLE

Topic: Effects and Functions of Water on Earth

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 2
  • STANDARD: NGSS.2.ESS2.C

WATER WORRIES

Topic: Composition of Earth

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Earth Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.ESS

WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE

Topic: The Water Cycle

  • CONTENT AREA: Elementary Science, Water Cycle
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 1-4
  • STANDARDS: MS-ESS2 Earth's Systems

WAVE HELLO TO THE OCEAN

Topic: Waves as Regular Patterns of Motion (Oceanic)

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 4
  • STANDARD: NGSS.4.PS4.A

WAY HOME

Topic: Function of Parts of Organisms

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Life Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 1
  • STANDARD: NGSS.1.LS1.D

WEATHER ALERT

Topic: Understand that people use a variety of devices to communicate (send and receive information) over long distances

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 1
  • STANDARD: NGSS.1.PS4.C

WEATHER WATCH

Topic: Making Observations & Gathering Data about Weather and Climate

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARD: NGSS.K.ETS1.A

WEATHER WONDERLAND

Topic: Weather and Weather Patterns

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: K
  • STANDARD: NGSS.K.ESS2.D

WENDY WALTERS - WEATHER ENTHUSIAST

Topic: Variations in the physical environment, including climate, landforms, natural resources, and natural hazards

  • CONTENT AREA: Social Studies
  • GRADE LEVELS: 2-3
  • STANDARDS: SS.2.5, SS.3.5

WHAT'S MY NAME?

Topic: Structure and Properties of Matter

  • CONTENT AREA: Science, Physical Science
  • GRADE LEVEL(S): 5
  • STANDARD(S): NGSS.5.PS

WHAT'S THE MATTER

  • Content Area: Science, Matter
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 30 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary/Middle School

WHERE IN THE WORLD? (Ecosystems)

  • Content Area: Science, Ecosystems
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary
  • Standards: 3-LS4-4 Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity, 5-LS2 Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics

WHETHER ITS WEATHERING OR EROSION

Topic: EROSION

  • Content Area: Earth Science, Erosion
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary/Middle School

WILLY'S WACKY WEDNESDAY

Topic: Electric and Magnetic Forces

  • CONTENT AREA: Science
  • GRADE LEVEL: 3
  • STANDARD: NGSS.3.PS2.B

YOSEMITE BEAR WATCH

Topic: Yosemite National Park

  • CONTENT AREA: Yosemite National Park
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 4-12
  • STANDARDS: National Geography Standards - Places and Regions 4. The physical and human characteristics of places. 5. That people create regions to interpret Earth's complexity. 6. How culture and experience influence people's perception of places and r