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Chex Mix Taxonomy Classification  This lesson helps students understand why scientists classfiy organisms and how they do it by sorting ("classifying") Chex Mix. 
Chicken Pox  This is an online/computer-based activity designed to help students learn about the spread of chicken pox (a virus) 
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.  
Classroom Erosion  Here is a simple activity that demonstrates to students the effects of water erosion on rocks. During the activity, students will observe the effects of water erosion on the rocks and in the water. This activity can be used for a variety of lessons. The simplest of which would be to have the students make qualitative observations about the rocks and the processes occurring. 
Climate Change and You!  This activity challenges students in approaching a real-world problem and has students investigate how different countries influence the world's climate. Students will learn about the atmosphere and the different gases in the atmosphere and how the gases contribute to global warming. 
         
 
 

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,
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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).