Grade 6-8 Science

Sixth-6th Grade, Seventh-7th Grade and Eighth-8th Grade Smartboard Interactive Science Games, Activities and Lessons




Teachers and students can use these Smartboard games, activities and lessons to learn about Science in Sixth Grade, Seventh Grade and Eighth Grade. Some of the topics covered are: Scientific Testing, Simple Investigations, Recording Data, Making Predictions, Inquiry, Graphs, People and Diversity, Cycles, Natural Hazards, Living Systems, Skeletal System, Muscles, Nervous System, Voluntary and Involuntary Responses, Molecules, Atoms, Physical, Chemical, Gravity, Forces, Motion, Space, Planets, Solar Systems, Predatory, Prey, Capacity, Ecosystems, Bird Life Cycle, Bacteria Cell




Life Science

Learn About Shark Species – In “What’s Your Shark Personality?” players answer questions to learn about the different personalities and see which type shark they are!

Shark Eating Habits – “Shark Munch Game” tests players gaming skills while they guide the sharks to eat the fish yet avoid hurting the divers.

Identify Trees Activity – Students will read information about types of trees, their leaves, seeds, and fruit. Then they will answer questions on the Smartboard to test their knowledge.

Microorganisms Game – This interactive quiz and information has realistic pictures of microorganisms. The students will gain a better understanding of the world around them through this activity.

Bacteria Cell Smartboard Game – By labeling the parts of the bacteria cell correctly, players get an animated reward.  Fun for all scientists!

Bird Life Cycle Game – Players interactively review the life cycle of a parrot.  This game gives players a great visual review of how birds multiply.

Physical Science

Earth Science

The Particle Adventure – Students read information about the fundamentals of matter and force.  Online quizzes allow students to check their understanding.

Adventures in Energy – Oil and Natural Gas – This takes an interactive look at the oil and natural gas.  The interactive segments of this site highlight the cutting-edge technologies and practices used in exploration, production, and transportation of oil and natural gas.

The Lunar Cycle Challenge – The Lunar Cycle Challenge helps students practice identifying the phases of the moon. The activity emphasizes the pattern that the moon follows.

Solar Systems – Learn about the solar system on the Smartboard. Click on a rocket to use this interactive animated tutorial to learn facts about the space and the planets. Find information on the Sun, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune and Pluto. Note: Pluto is no longer a planet!

Gravity’s Relentless Pull– Students read about black holes and take a journey into one in this interactive activity.  This unique site provides instruction as well as interactivity.

Chemistry

Chemical Elements – Middle School students will enjoy learning and reviewing the chemical elements in this fun interactive game.  Several modes of play will keep this game interesting as student’s knowledge level changes.

EnviroMysteries: Inside Stories – Health and science students concentrate on the examination of environmental health concerns.  They learn about problems that occur when something in our environment impacts our health.

Mold – In “Breaking the Mold,” explore the link between rising health issues and their relationship to the environment.  Interactivity, videos, and teacher resources are a plus.

The Chemistry of Candy– Making candy is a delicious and fun art! But it’s also a fascinating and precise science. When you’re making candy, whether you know it or not, you are a chemist—transforming matter from one state to another!

The Chemistry of Bread – Use the “bread magnifier” to reveal the components of a slice of bread.  Explore the science behind the ingredients and processes used to make bread while taking a microscopic tour of the “staff of life.”

Physics

Physics of a Roller Coaster Activity – Students will apply the principles of physics and gravity in designing their own roller coaster.  Great visuals and instruction enhance student understanding.

Friction – Learn about friction as you experiment how the movement of vehicles responds to different surfaces and levels of resistance in this great friction Smartboard game. Put knowledge to the test is the car activity.

Human Body

Human Anatomy – Detailed human anatomy charts are provided to students when they click on the system they want to learn.  Students will like this in depth visualization of the human body.

Cells Alive Lesson – Cell biology, microbiology, immunology, and microscopy are made real in this life like site. Interactive animations on plant and animal cells, mitosis, meiosis, cell cycle and much more!

Digestion Tutorial and Games – Students read on online tutorial complete with pictures to aid in understanding.  Two games and a quiz provide review and reinforcement.

Skeleton Tutorial and Games – Students start this activity by reading an online tutorial about the human skeleton.  Review and reinforcement is provided through a skeleton game in two levels and a skeleton quiz.