Virtual Labs

Water Filtration Challenge
Virginia SOL 4.9 & 6.6
Water Filtration Challenge

Review key water management concepts and build and test a virtual water filter.

This interactive resource

is made possible by the

Virginia Air and Space Science Center.

Lab Safety Rules
Lab Safety Rules

Learning the lab safety rules is engaging and… dare we say it, fun… when you use this Virtual Science Teachers Lab Safety Interactive complete with 30 rules.

 

Virtual Heating Ice Lab
Virtual Heating Ice Lab: Opens in New Tab

Measure, record, and graph the temperature of ice as it is heated and eventually boils.  Use the graph to answer questions.

Updated version includes accessibility features.

Candy Shop
Density of Candy: Opens in New Tab

Measure the mass and volume of 6 different candies to determine and compare their densities.

 

 

Position Vs. Time Graphs
Distance vs. Time Graph: Opens in New Tab

Measure, record, and graph the distances Grasshopper and Snail travel each minute as they complete a 10 meter race. Use the graph to answer questions about the race.

Punnett Squares
Punnett Squares

Use this Punnett Squares simulation to determine whether peas will be yellow or green and round or wrinkly.

 

Design an Experiment
Design an Experiment

Design an experiment that tests people’s ability to complete tasks (math problems, mazes, memory game) under different circumstances.

TEACHER PRESENTATION:
Design an Experiment
Design an Experiment: Teacher Presentation

Teachers lead the class through the process of designing an experiment that tests how distractions affect people’s ability to complete a memory game.

 

Digital Science Notebook:Google Slides
Digital Science Notebook

This digital science notebook provides an organized way for students to record their question, research, hypothesis, variables, procedure, data collection, recorded data, graphs, and conclusions.

Lab Safety Rules

Additional Resources

The click-through teacher presentation is ideal for when a teacher would like to be able to quickly move throughout the presentation and emphasize specific pages within the lesson.

This Google Docs Lab Safety Contract compliments the Lab Safety interactive and provides a place for student and guardian signatures.

This Google Docs crossword puzzle compliments the Lab Safety interactive.

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Virtual Heating Ice Lab: Opens in New Tab

Additional Resources

The click-through teacher presentation is ideal for when a teacher would like to be able to quickly move throughout the presentation and emphasize specific pages within the lesson.

All Virtual Science Teachers resources, images, and content are copyrighted.  Selling or using any Virtual Science Teachers resources for profit is strictly forbidden.

Density of Candy: Opens in New Tab

Additional Resources

This worksheet provides a mass, volume, and density data table that students fill in using the Candy Shop interactive.  Students then answer 5 questions that compare the densities of the candy.

The Google Form includes a link to a special version of the interactive that includes a code word on the last page.  Students work through the interactive and then insert the provided code word into the Google Form.  They then gain access to review questions that can be submitted to the teacher. 

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Distance vs. Time Graph: Opens in New Tab

Additional Resources

The click-through teacher presentation is ideal for when a teacher would like to be able to quickly move throughout the presentation and emphasize specific pages within the lesson.

This worksheet compliments the Snail vs. Grasshopper: Position vs. Time Graphs interactive. The provided printable graphic can be used in place of using the online interactive.

All Virtual Science Teachers resources, images, and content are copyrighted.  Selling or using any Virtual Science Teachers resources for profit is strictly forbidden.