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NGSS - Find new resources to help you implement NGSS in your classroom.

Visit my Forensic Science page to find lessons you can use in your current curriculum to target forensics.

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Welcome to the Science Spot, your source for FREE lessons, activities, and resources for middle school science teachers! 

Earth Day Unit - My 7th-grade students are enjoying the Lessons from the Lorax unit, which involves an analysis of the book, old movie, and the new movie along with calculating our environmental footprints. They will research environmental topics  to develop projects to convince their classmates and family members to make changes to help the Earth.  Digital version available!

Missing the Kid Zone?  It's back in a new area designed to help teachers find my favorite online resources for classroom activities and investigations.  Go to the Reference Desk:  Links for Students to find new area.

Interactive Notebook Page - Includes samples of my digital INBs for back-to-school and Science Starters!  You'll also find links to a Digital ISN resource page and FAQs.

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The Science Spot was developed in March 1999 by Tracy Tomm Science Teacher @ Havana Junior High, Havana, IL.  Activities, lessons, & worksheets available on any page of this web site are intended for use by a single teacher in his/her classroom or to share at educational conferences.  Reproduction for commercial use or profit is not permitted without the consent of Tracy (Trimpe) Tomm. Visit my Frequently Asked Questions page for more details.