Identifying Dinosaurs

As promised, projects and small activities on dinosaurs are coming from Midnight Star Science Lessons!   Identifying Dinosaurs Activities Most people view dinosaurs as a subject loved by little children.  Although they are a natural fascination of youngsters, they are also are studied by adults.  Dinosaur paleontology is a field of study pursued by graduate Read more…

Geography: Design an Island

It is now December!  Students are gearing up and preparing for finals.  It is a busy time of year in the classroom and culminating projects can be a large part of preparing students to better understand complex topics.  What better way to challenge student understanding of topographic maps than to have students design their own Read more…

Geology: Basics of Rock Textures

Rocks!  Students either love them or hate them.  Learning how to identify them can be a challenge for some students. But making it a challenge between groups of students can spark a sense of competition and a desire to learn. This can only be done after the basics of rock textures have been defined and their Read more…