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Charged up!  This is an inquiry activity designed to demonstrate to the students the relationship between pH, ions, charges, and conductivity. Students will test various household products with a simple circuit setup and will be able to explore the connection between chemistry and electricity. 
Chemical and Physical Changes  This activity demonstrates to students, in a hands-on fashion, the concept of physical and chemical changes. By allowing students a first-hand opportunity to experience the differences between the two types of changes, they will hopefully remember the information better in the future. This activity reinforces the concepts of qualitative observation, inference, and drawing conclusions 
Chemistry Terminology  Students will learn fundamental terms related to chemistry. 
Chex Mix Taxonomy Classification  This lesson helps students understand why scientists classfiy organisms and how they do it by sorting ("classifying") Chex Mix. 
Circulatory System  This lesson covers the circulatory system from function, components, measuring your pulse to a brief introduction of circulatory diseases. This lesson is for TEKS 7.12B - circulatory system. In this lesson, students will learn about the circulatory system and will be able to draw out the direction blood flows through the human body. This lesson includes multiple video links, two activities, and an online definition quiz.  

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,
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).