Mi-STAR has 22 middle school units available for teachers who complete our professional learning pathway

Six enhanced units will be available for the 2022-23 school year. 

 
Unit kits and materials are available for order through Nasco Education.
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UNIT
 

         PEs        
 

   MATERIALS LIST  
   Nasco Kits & Materials  
 6.1The Water Cycle 
Water on the Move
 enhanced unit now available! 
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MS-ESS2-4
MS-PS1-4
MS-ETS1-1*
 
 6.1 materials
6.2: Investigating and Modeling Body Systems 
The RAD Disease
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 MS-LS1-1
MS-LS1-2
MS-LS1-3
MS-ETS1-3* 
 
6.2 materials
 
6.3: Chemical Processes in Organism Digestion
Food Gives Us Energy
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 MS-LS1-7
MS-PS1-2
MS-PS1-5
    MS-PS1-6*  
 6.3 materials
6.4: Forces and Motion
Protect your Cell Phone
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 MS-PS2-1
MS-PS2-2
MS-ETS1-1*
 6.4 materials
 
6.5: What Plants Need to Grow
Keeping it Fresh
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 MS-LS1-5
MS-LS2-1*
 6.5 materials
 
6.6Interactions within Ecosystems
The Tangled Web We Weave
 enhanced unit coming soon 
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 MS-LS2-1*
MS-LS2-2
MS-LS2-4
MS-ETS1-2
 6.6 materials
6.7: Cycling of Energy and Matter Through Food Webs
Eat Your Garbage?!
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 MS-LS1-6
MS-LS2-3
 6.7 materials
7.1: Off-the-Grid
 enhanced unit now available! 
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 MS-PS2-3
MS-PS3-1
MS-PS3-2
MS-PS3-5
 
 7.1 materials
7.2A: Volcanoes
Volcano Vacations!
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7.2B: Earth's Dynamic Surface
Michigan's Shoreline

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 MS-ESS2-1
MS-ESS2-2
MS-ESS2-3*
 7.2A materials


7.2B materials
 


7.3: Moving Thermal Energy
Cooling Hot Dogs
 enhanced unit now available! 

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 MS-PS3-3
MS-PS3-4
MS-ETS1-4
 
7.3 materials
 
7.4Life Cycle of Building Materials
The Stuff We Use and Where it Comes From
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MS-PS1-3
MS-ESS3-1
MS-ESS3-4*
MS-PS3-3*
 
 7.4 materials
Unit 7.5: Our Drinking Water Resources
What's in YOUR water? 
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 MS-PS1-1
MS-ESS3-1
MS-ESS3-3*
MS-ESS3-4
 7.5 materials
7.6: Inheritance of Traits
The Popsicle Vandal
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 MS-LS3-1
MS-LS3-2
MS-LS4-5
 7.6 materials
8.1: Adaptation and Natural Selection
Bugs in the Beds!?
 enhanced unit now available! 

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   MS-LS3-1* 
MS-LS4-4
MS-LS4-6
 8.1 materials
 
Unit 8.2: Fossils, Rocks and Change
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 MS-LS4-1
MS-LS4-2
MS-ESS1-4
 8.2 materials
 
8.3: Sound & Light
Ride the Waves!
 enhanced unit now available! 

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 MS-PS4-1
MS-PS4-2
MS-LS1-8
 8.3 materials
8.4: Force of Gravity in Solar System Motions
Plotting a Cosmic Collision Course
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 MS-ESS1-2
MS-ESS1-3
MS-PS-4
 8.4 materials
8.5A: Regional Climate
World-Wide Foods (WWF) Organic Farmers
8.5B: Weather 
Statewide Snow Day Policy?!

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 MS-ESS1-1
MS-ESS2-5
MS-ESS2-6
 8.5A materials


8.5B materials
 
8.6: Reducing the Impact of 
Natural Hazards
 
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 MS-ESS3-2
MS-ESS2-3
 8.6 materials


8.7: Global Climate Change
Living in Greenhouse Earth
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MS-ESS3-4
MS-ESS3-5
 8.7 materials
*All PEs other than those marked with (*) thoroughly addressed in units.
 

 

 
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