Category: NGSS


Middle School NGSS PS2-5 Lesson Plans and resources for BirdBrain teachers! NGSS MS-PS2-5: Conduct an investigation and evaluate the experimental design to provide evidence that fields exist between objects exerting forces on each other even though the objects are not in contact. 1. Educational Innovations Inc. World’s Simplest Motor LP This simple motor Lesson Plan covers NGSS MS.PS2.5 […]

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NGSS MS-PS2-1 – Apply Newton’s Third Law to design a solution to a problem involving the motion of two colliding objects.

In the below lesson plan, students apply Newton’s third law to design a moon rover and lander that lands on the moon!  Super simple and teachers can easily print and use the lesson plan worksheets. Link to downloadable lesson plan in google drive: The first two activities help students to review Newton’s laws and forces acting on […]

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BirdBrain + PBL = NGSS + Literacy

As a science teacher, both of these terms very intimidating. In the classroom, training these young scientists requires that they’re able to both read prior research in order to “stand on the shoulders of giants” and work collaboratively to solve problems. When I started BirdBrain, the first goal was to tackle literacy in the science […]

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