Middle School 6-8 | Center for Public Health Preparedness | Kent State University

Middle School 6-8

Middle school (6-8) activities with corresponding AAAS Project 2061 Benchmarks, NSE Standards, and Ohio Model objectives:

Activity Source Grade Level Project 2061 Benchmark* NSE Standards Ohio Model Objectives**
Safety First KSU CPHP Middle School 6-8 1-A1, B1,3; 12-A1-2, D3 Teaching: B, D
Content: SI - A, SPS - F
SI A: 6-2; 7-3&4; 8-1
Bacteria & You KSU CPHP Middle School 6-8 1-A1, B1-3; 5-C1-2, D1,4-5, E2; 6-C1,3, E1,3;9-A4, B2; 11-B2; 12-A1-2, B2, D3 Content:SI-A,
LS - C
SI A: 6-2; 7-3,4; 8-1
LS C: 6-8; 7-2,3; 8-3
SWK A: 6-1,2; 8-1
I am an Ecosystem KSU CPHP Middle School 6-8 1-A1, B1-3; 5-C1-2, D1,4-5, E2; 6-C1,3, E1,3;12-A1-2, B2, D3 Content: SI-A, LS - C  SI A6-2; 7-3,4; 8-1; B6-3; 7-5; 8-3
LS C6-8; 7-2,3; 8-3
SWK A6-1,2; 8-1
Where Do Farts Come From? KSU CPHP Middle School 6-8 1-A1, B1-3; 5-D1,4-5, E2; 6-C1,3, E1,3; 12-A1-2, B2, D3 Content: SI-A, LS - C  SI A6-3; 7-5,4; 8-3
LS C6-8; 7-2,3; 8-3
SWK A6-1,2; 8-1
Food Safety KSU CPHP Middle School 6-8 1-A1, B1-3; 5-C1-2, D1,4-5, E2; 6-C1,3, E1,3;9-A4, B2; 11-B2; 12-A1-2, B2, D3 Content: SI-A, LS - C  SI A6-2; 7-3,4; 8-1; B6-3; 7-5; 8-3
LS C6-8; 7-2,3; 8-3
SWK A6-1,2; 8-1
 

*1 = The Nature of Science, 5 = The Living Environment, 6 = The Human Organism, 9 = The Mathematical World, 11 = Systems, 12 = Habits of Mind
** SI = Scientific Inquiry, SPS = Science in Personal and Social Perspectives, LS = Life Sciences, SWK = Scientific Ways of Knowing; Bolded Letters = Standards/Benchmarks; Italicized numbers = grade level - followed by the indicator numbers

Please note detailed descriptions of all standards are included in the downloadable activities.