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Arab Contributions to Science
Students study Arab science and the origin of the modern scientific method. In this science lesson plan students fill in their own House of Wisdom books.
Science Experiments - The Low-down
Third graders discover the process thinking about science experiments, and why they are important. They work in small groups using incline planes and a small toy car to design one scientific question that can be answered through experimentation. They complete a worksheet showing the process of experimentation.
Read About Science: Toys
Students complete another Read about Science with a focus on toys. Individually, they read a book of their choice about toys and define new vocabulary. To end the science lesson, they complete a KWL chart and share what they gathered with the class.
Lesson Idea: A Box Full of Science
Learners analyze and study a shoe box of simple objects. They experience a homemade alternative to a company box of commercial kits for science. Each student creates their own shoe box of simple objects to share with their classmates.
Grade 4 Science Test-University of the State of New York
In this science test worksheet, 4th graders complete a set of 41 multiple choice questions covering a variety of 4th grade science concepts.
Grade 4 Science Test
In this grade 4 science test worksheet, 4th graders complete 44 multiple choice questions covering a variety of 4th grade science concepts.
My Science Project
Elementary learners complete pre-reading, writing, and post-reading activities for the book My Science Project. They complete a writing assignment, go over vocabulary, respond to short-answer questions, have discussions, and more.
Science Fair Projects
Coming up with ideas for Science Fair projects might seem daunting, but there are many lessons that can get students on the right track.
Sunny Science - Shadow Play
Students explore the effects of the sun as they move their bodies and observe their shadows. In this hands-on science activity, students create and experiment with making shadows larger and smaller with themselves and various objects.
Students explore the solar system by conducting Earth science experiments. In this Sun lesson, students identify the different seasons on Earth and discuss their purpose and cause. Students create a sundial and observe the changes to their own shadow over several minutes.
Science Can Answer Moral Questions
Can questions of morality, good and evil, right and wrong,and/or what is worth living and dying for...be answered by science? Author Sam Harris presents a strong case for the need for a universal conception of human values. He argues that when we talk about facts, certain opinions must be excluded and that as a culture we must work to create an optimal environment for psychological balance.
Types of Chemical Reactions
Chemistry hopefuls experience four different types of chemical reactions: single displacement, double displacement, synthesis, and decomposition. They will apply identification tests to the products as well. While this is absolutely a comprehensive chemistry lab, it is also designed to address the Common Core initiative for science literacy. You will appreciate the ease in teaching the lesson plan due to the well-thought-out plans provided.
The Surprising Science of Happiness
Take a close look at the ways humans work to achieve and increase happiness. Cognitive researcher Nancy Etcoff offers a wide range of statistics and findings on the science behind happiness, including cultural dispositions, biological processes in the brain, and what areas have frequently been chosen as the focus for psychological studies on the pursuit of happiness.
Matter: Solids Liquids and Gases
Students participate in a science experiment to understand that matter takes up space. In this matter lesson, students experiment with solids, liquids and gases to recognize that matter is everywhere. Students make observations and record data. Students complete worksheets based on the experiments.
Engaging Young Scientists with Inquiry: Part One
Building inquiry into your science lessons will make science concepts more concrete for your class.
Be a Scientist: A Kindergarten Unit
Students conduct observations using their five senses. For this science lesson, students describe different states of matter. They investigate the factors affecting mold growth.
Top 10 Aerospace Lesson Plans
You can use these exciting aerospace lesson plans to supplement nearly any unit in your science curriculum.
AP environmental science or college-level ecology classes will glean a tremendous amount of information on nutrient cycles from this detailed PowerPoint. It covers nutrient requirements, biogeochemcial cycles, decomposition rates, and plant adaptations when nutrient conditions are low. There are diagrams and flow charts to help explain the concepts. The 53 slides of information will require a few class sessions to dispatch.
OF SUNSETS, SOULS AND SENSES: Science, Scientific Methods, Natural and Supernatural
Students explore the realm and limits of science. Engages students to give examples of topics that can be studied by science, and those that cannot. This also takes a examine descriptive terms, which reflect the true nature of modern science.
Science Safety is Elementary
Third graders are introduced to the importance of science safety. As a class, they role play through different safety procedures and decide which senses need to be protected for different scenerios. They discuss how to avoid hazardous situations and complete a table to end the lesson on what the proper procedures are.