Looking to challenge students with awesome scientific and math activities? Or perhaps increasing rigor through literary analysis is your passion?

Peek inside this week’s resource round-up and you’ll find crash course chemistry video guides, zombie survival challenges, all you could ever ask for in a Romeo and Juliet Unit, and so much more.

Beef up your school year with these amazing 6-12 resources, half of which are FREE! 


Astronomy Lecture Notes: History of Space Flight
Astronomy Lecture Notes: History of Space Flight by Science Land

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“This resource provides a pretty detailed history of space flight. It includes many hyperlinks to YouTube videos to enhance the experience.”

Crash Course Chemistry Video Guides (ALL Episodes)
Crash Course Chemistry Video Guides (ALL Episodes) by Science Land

“This resource is a TIME SAVER. Crash Course videos are a staple and a great go-to for any science teacher in a hurry — and these video sheets are made so that teachers don’t have to take the time to make their own.”

Bacteria Wanted Poster Template
Bacteria Wanted Poster Template by Mizzz Foster

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“The ‘Bacteria Wanted Poster’ guides students through the research of a pathogenic bacteria with prompts and a visually pleasing template. Included is a list of bacteria so all students within a classroom will be presenting a different bacteria.”

Dimensional Analysis: Zombie Survival
Dimensional Analysis: Zombie Survival by Mizzz Foster

“Dimensional Analysis: Zombie Survival” allows students to practice their scientific math skills in a fun competition where they struggle to avoid being taken over by zombies. This activity is great for math-based science courses.”

The Odyssey or The Iliad Fun Creative Writing Assessment
The Odyssey or The Iliad Fun Creative Writing Assessment by GilTeach

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“When they complete this innovative creative writing assignment, students will demonstrate their understanding of the characteristics of an epic poem, as well as of the world view and tone of the epic poems, by writing an original short story.”

Romeo & Juliet Unit Plan | Romeo & Juliet Activities | Quizzes, Questions, Test
Romeo & Juliet Unit Plan | Romeo & Juliet Activities | Quizzes, Questions, Test by GilTeach

“When you teach with these resources, you’ll never have to plan a lesson on the play again. There is enough here for over two months of rigorous but accessible reading, analysis, discussion, and writing on Shakespeare’s powerful play.”

AP Spanish Language and Culture Audit that has been approved by College Board
AP Spanish Language and Culture Audit that has been approved by College Board by Kirsten Cox

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“This is an approved syllabus for the current (2014 and after) AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam that teachers can submit to the College Board in order to get their course approved. It gives new AP teachers a better understanding of the College Board’s expectations.”

Readings and Videos about Science and Technology for AP Spanish classes
Readings and Videos about Science and Technology for AP Spanish classes by Kirsten Cox

“This product has readings and videos that are related to the Science and Technology Theme for the AP Spanish Language and Culture exam with activities and answer keys. These activities complement and supplement textbook activities in this unit.”

Metric System Cornell Doodle Notes Metrics Conversions FREE
Metric System Cornell Doodle Notes Metrics Conversions FREE by Sunrise Science

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“These Cornell Doodle Notes provide a visual and engaging format for teaching students the basics of an essential tool in science: the metric system.”

Science First Week Stations Activity : A Science Task and A Social Task
Science First Week Stations Activity : A Science Task and A Social Task by Sunrise Science

“During the first week of science class, students will cycle around 8 stations where they will have a chance to interact with one another by completing social tasks while also diving into some interesting science topics! This is a great way to foster a positive class community as well as being a diagnostic tool to learn about students’ interests and academic strengths.”

The Hobbit Close Reading Worksheet (Chapter 1)
The Hobbit Close Reading Worksheet (Chapter 1) by Inquiring Mind of the English Teacher Kind

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“This close reading exercise helps students read more actively and analyze the text more deeply to promote improved comprehension of The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (Chapter 1). I recommend using this worksheet as the basis for small-group discussions, letting students discuss, debate, and support their reasoning for answer choices.”

To Kill a Mockingbird Close Reading Worksheets Bundle (Set of 15)
To Kill a Mockingbird Close Reading Worksheets Bundle (Set of 15) by Inquiring Mind of the English Teacher Kind

“This bundle of 15 close reading exercises, which features more than 125 higher order thinking questions, encourages purposeful reading, application of literary terminology, interpretation of idiomatic expressions, vocabulary development, inferential thinking, deeper comprehension, and more. I recommend using these worksheets as the basis for small-group discussions, letting students discuss, debate, and support their reasoning for answer choices; in the role of facilitator, I observe my students becoming more consistently engaged with the novel and taking greater ownership of their learning.”