Science in Action


Get your students hooked on science with hands-on activities about light, sound, motion, and magnetic force! They’ll create and conduct fun, real-world experiments with everyday materials–and you can elevate their learning with extension activities that use Google’s free Science Journal app.

Lessons and Activities

LESSON 1 Properties of Light Grades 6–8 DOWNLOAD LESSON
LESSON 2 The Invisible Force of Magnets Grades 6–8 DOWNLOAD LESSON
LESSON 3 Understanding Sound Grades 6–8 DOWNLOAD LESSON
LESSON 4 Forces and Motion Grades 6–8 DOWNLOAD LESSON

Try Google’s Science Journal app! The free app turns your tablet or phone into a tool that records light, sound, motion, and other observations. Visit sciencejournal.withgoogle.com for more info.

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