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Playing with bugs and buttons has never been so much fun! Offering a variety of different activities, this is a great resource for developing basic skills in preschool and kindergarten-aged children.
Pre-K - 2nd Math 18 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Night Sky
Third graders develop questions they have about the solar system. After being read a book, they view and discuss different constellations in the sky. In groups, they are given a piece of butcher paper and glow in the dark crayons in which they draw specific constellations.
3rd Math 3 Views 10 Downloads
Eros and Psyche: Part 1
With Eros and Psyche, your learners will have the opportunity to combine the art of reader's theater with a study of the ancient Greek gods! This engaging reader's theater script will also serve as a fantastic way for your class members to work on their speaking and listening skills, as well as develop confidence for presentations.
6th - 10th Language Arts 10 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Eratosthenes’s Experiment
Your learners apply the scientific method and their trigonometry skills to duplicate Eratosthenes' calculation of the circumference of the earth. They write a lab report of their experiment and findings as a formative assessment in this collaborative activity that applies sine, cosine, and tangent functions.
9th - 12th Math 12 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Study Guide for Hatchet
Use this packet as a companion to your study of Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. The resource breaks the novel up into several chunks, and for each chunk provides activities, background information, vocabulary, graphic organizers, and response questions that cover a variety of skills.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What Color is the Sky?
Young scholars investigate the refraction of light. In this light refraction instructional activity, students discuss what they know about the sky and the sun. Young scholars watch the sky and record the changes. Students use prisms to see the colored spectrum of light.
Pre-K - K Math 3 Views 22 Downloads
Beyond the Solar System
Students investigate the galaxy. In this solar system unit, students explore stars and constellations. This unit is composed of two lessons and activities. Students investigate the life cycle of stars and constellations. Resources provided.
6th - 9th Science 28 Views 136 Downloads
Have you seen the man on the moon?
Students study about the phases of the moon and create a picture of the night sky. They use Super print or Kid Pix to create the picture. Students also decide if the picture they have chosen is good for seeing moon and stars or not.
4th - 5th Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
Students are introduced to the branch of science known as astronomy. They discuss stars and constellations and then view the night sky using a portable digital planetarium projector. They identify a variety of constellations and discuss the stories behind them.
K - 2nd Science 3 Views 29 Downloads
Students review the concepts of the branch of science known as astronomy. They discuss stars and constellations and then view the night sky using a portable digital planetarium projector. They identify a variety of constellations using a map and then discuss the cultural stories behind them.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 33 Downloads
Students become familiar with constellations. In this space science instructional activity, the teacher introduces constellations by showing students the star patterns and reading myths. Students, observe the stars nightly, then choose one constellation to research and write a report about.
4th - 8th Science 21 Views 69 Downloads