Collaboration Activity (good for mentor time) from: In the middle: Life as a seventh grade language arts teacher. The Cup Challenge - teach students how to work in cooperative groups with this simple and fun challenge.
Pendulum Painting - Martha Stewart Kids' Crafts Good way to teach air resistance and and Newton's Laws. have students summarize the effect of forces on their product and then they have a piece of art work to take home!
DIY School Supplies You Need For Back To School - Emoji Locker Magnets - Cuter, Cool and Easy Projects for Teens, Tweens and Kids to Make for Middle School and High School. Fun Ideas for Backpacks, Pe (Diy School)