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Hands-on Spring STEM Activities for Middle School

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Middle schoolers start to get a bit intense about learning and the topics they go over are much more in-depth than elementary spring STEM activities. But that also means that the activities can go much deeper!

These hands-on spring STEM activities for middle school teach middle schoolers everything they need to know about science in the spring!

These spring STEM activities for middle school aren't boring! Hands-on lessons in earth's systems, matter, life science, and more!

Hands-on Spring STEM Activities for Middle School

These spring STEM activities for middle school aren’t boring! Hands-on lessons in earth’s systems, matter, life science, and more!

Supplies for Middle School Spring STEM Activities

You’ll want to keep these supplies on hand when you are doing your spring STEAM activities with your middle school students.

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Spring Science Lesson Plans for Middle School

If you need some help with your spring science lesson plans in middle school, we’ve got you covered!

Pick up a set of our FREE spring STEM challenge cards! Click the picture below to pick up your set.

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Spring Science Themes for Middle School

These topics are all part of NGSS topics for middle school, but many middle school science programs include these themes.

All of these earth science and earth’s systems lessons fit in well during the spring when the weather is changing, things are melting, and starting to grow!

The spring STEM lessons in this activity list all have to do with these common middle school science themes.

  • Sedimentation
  • Crystal formation
  • Melting
  • Weathering
  • Water cycle
  • Rocks
  • Air pressure
  • Coriolis effect
  • Earth’s temperature
  • Climate change
  • Thermal energy

20+ Spring STEM Activities for Middle School

These spring STEM projects are just the perfect activities to try with your middle school class. They also work great as STEM club lessons for middle school!

These hands-on spring STEM activities for middle school teach middle schoolers everything they need to know about science in the spring!

Middle School Spring Science Experiments

Middle school science is in-depth, but there is still room for hands-on science activities!

Do the hot and cold water density experiment to learn a bit about how thermal energy works.

Learn about Types of Clouds and label each cloud group.

Explore how melting glacier ice can affect rising sea levels.

Middle School Spring Technology Activities

Try these technology-related STEM projects with your middle schoolers.

Make a Tornado in a Jar and teach kids about the Coriolis effect.

Make a Rainbow Fall from the Clouds and learn about the water cycle.

Make borax crystals, salt crystals, and Epsom salt crystals to learn about crystal formation.

Experiment with ice melting by learning how to make ice burn.

Use technology to learn about the greenhouse effect and what to do about it.

Spring Engineering Activities for Middle School

Spring is a fun time to focus on these engineering-related STEM activities.

Make a Cloud in a Jar and teach middle schoolers about the water cycle.

Learn about weathering and sedimentation with Edible Tectonic Plates.

Set up the carbon cycle activity and discover how carbon affects climate change.

Middle School Spring Math Projects

These middle school math projects for spring are super fun to try in the classroom and break up boring math assignments.

Spring order of operations for middle school.

Spring algebraic expressions worksheets.

Carrot strategic thinking challenge.

Who stole the golden orb math challenge.

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