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Blow It Up!  This activity focuses on measuring respiratory values. By measuring lung capacities and respiratory rates, the students will use the resulting data to first predict, then test their hypothesis. Various graphs can be charted from the results giving students the opportunity to practice graphing different types of graphs, as well as gleaning conclusions from the data analysis. 
Body System  It's a webquest that shows how the workings of the body are all connected. 
Bombs Away: Impacts in Space  Craters are found all around the surface of the Earth, the moon, and plants throughout the Solar System. While craters can be formed by volcanic activity, most craters found in space are impact craters. Impact Craters are created when meteors crash into the surface of planets and moons. In this hands-on activity, students explore craters in the solar system by learning and practicing crater formation basics using a model 
Brain Size and Appearance  This activity will have you analyze the picture of various types of brains. Pictures and worksheet provided. 
Brainzium: An Integrated Game  This academic version of the popular game, Cranium, is a huge hit in the classroom! The board game allows students to practice challenging questions from the UIL categories of science, general mathematics, calculator applications, number sense, spelling, and dictionary skills. Students can play individually, in pairs, or in teams. 
         
 
 

The PEER Program is composed of three grants entitled "GK-12 Fellows Integrate Science/Math in Rural Middle Schools", "Integrating Environmental Health Science in Rural Schools," and a Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) entitled "Science Promotion in Rural Middle Schools".

Major funding for the PEER Program is provided by John Deere,
the
National Science Foundation, the
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
and the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).