Lesson Plans for High School Science Teachers


Environmental Lesson Plans that explore our diverse and ever changing world.

Ever ask yourself what are elements and what are minerals? Elements are individual items such as aluminum, iron, sodium, and gold. Minerals are usually a combination of elements. An example of a mineral is quartz. By the way, that stuff you breath in everyday, oxygen, is an element!

Labs and Activities

Animations & Tutorials

Amazing Video showing Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy

This is a fun video about how granite is formed – check it out.

With this widget, you can quickly and easily calculate your carbon footprint! Just fill in the distance you drive in your car every day, enter your car’s mileage, and hit “calculate”.

Recycle or incinerate our trash? This is a fascinating article from Yale that explores that issue.