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34 reviewed resources for Seasonal Science: Spring Life Science Activities

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A Time for All Seasons - Fall

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
The weather is cooling down and the leaves are starting to change color; fall is right around the corner. Celebrate this special time of year with this earth and life science lesson series that teaches children about the causes of...
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A Time for All Seasons - Spring

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Celebrate the arrival of spring with this fun primary grade science unit. Engaging young scientists with a variety of hands-on activities and inquiry-based investigations, these lessons are a great way to teach children about seasonal...
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Weather Patterns and Seasonal Changes

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Get your class outside to observe their surroundings with a lesson highlighting weather patterns and seasonal changes. First, learners take a weather walk to survey how the weather affects animals, people, plants, and trees during...
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A Time for All Seasons - Summer

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
The sun is shining and the birds are singing, what better time to teach young learners about the fun season of summer. In this week-long science series, children learn how the rotation and orbit of the earth influence the days and...
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A Time for All Seasons - Winter

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
As the days get shorter and a chill enters the air, it's time to start teaching your little ones about the wondrous winter season. Through a series of teacher demonstrations, whole-class read alouds and discussions, and hands-on...
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Seasonal Science: Spring Life Science Activities

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Spring into science with these great lesson ideas involving butterflies.
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Reason for the Seasons

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scientists examine why we have seasons on Earth, and how the motion of the Earth around the Sun causes them. Groups of learners are given a variety of balls, a bamboo stick, a marker, and a flashlight, then use the objects to...
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Spring Has Sprung

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Spring lesson plan ideas can allow students and teachers a chance to use the outdoors as a classroom and a source of study topics.
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The Seasonal Cycle

For Teachers 2nd
Students complete a unit of lessons on the four seasons. They examine the effect each season has on plants, animals, and people during the actual season, read magazine and newspaper articles, and create a calendar and poster about each...
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Butterfly Round-Up

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
Students classify the characteristics of butterflies and moths moths. In this life cycle lesson, students identify butterflies and moths common in the state of Iowa as well as their characteristics.  Students then learn the proper catch...
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The Four Seasons

For Teachers 1st
First graders investigate the four seasons. In this science lesson plan, 1st graders discuss the relationship of seasonal changes and the life processes of plants and animals. Students discuss what happens during each season.
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Bears through the Seasons

For Teachers K
Students go to the library conduct research. They are introduced to the life cycle of bears and investigate how they adapt to their environment, using information gathered from electronic databases to create an original book of bear facts.
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Aquatic Life

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Students explore aquatic life. In this science lesson, students visit an aquatic ecosystem and collect animals found there. Students create a food chain for the aquatic ecosystem.
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Sort it Out-Autumn and Spring

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students listen to a story about seasons. In this science lesson, students review what they about the seasons and share why they are wearing what they are wearing with the rest of the class. Students observe old pictures and determine...
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Sort It Out- Which Season is it?

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students sort pictures into categories. In this seasons lesson, students review and names and characteristics of each season and sort images into seasonal categories. This lesson includes images and web resources.
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All The Seasons

For Teachers K
Students explore winter, spring, summer, and fall. In this science and technology lesson plan, students use "Kid Pix" to draw pictures that represent the four seasons.
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Spring into Spring-Ceiling Flowers

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students decorate the classroom for spring. In this seasonal lesson, students use scissors and an included flower cut-out to create unique flowers. Students hang the flowers from the ceiling to decorate the classroom for spring.
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Signs of the Seasons

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students closely observe the natural world, record data, and notice patterns as the seasons unfold, they build a deeper understanding of seasonal change! The definition of phonology is the focus of this lesson and how it changes...
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A'planting We will Go

For Teachers K - 1st
Germination is an amazing process that results in amazing things. The book The Tiny Seed is the inspiration for a set of activities that will help build early literacy, observation, language, and writing skills. The class observes how...
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Butterflies: Fly into Science

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Engage young learners with these great interdisciplinary lesson ideas for teaching about butterflies!
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Simply Seasons

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students recognize the changes that take place throughout the seasons. They create drawings that reflect each season, construct sentences about the seasons, and identify appropriate weather apparel for each season.
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Tree in Spring

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students use examples of Joseph Raffael's art of nature to create an all-school mosaic of a tree in spring using clay.
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Four Seasons From Laguna Pueblo

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Pupils study seeds and spring planting. They plant corn, chili, watermelon seeds in a local field and then invite a farmer to come to discuss the preparation, caring and planting of seeds in a field.
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Tree Cookies

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners identify heartwood, sapwood, and a tree's annual rings, infer from a tree's rings what damage or stress might have occurred in its life, and make a time-line of human history that coincides with a tree's rings.