Better Living Through Science
Students research scientists who have impacted nutrition, sanitation and health care. They select a scientist to investigate, conduct Internet research, complete a graphic organizer, and write a five-paragraph essay.
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Rocks and Minerals in Our Lives
Young geologists discover the important role that rocks and minerals play in our everyday lives through this series of hands-on activities. Starting off with a lesson that defines the difference between plants, animals, and minerals,...
K - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Living & Non-Living Interactions
What better way to learn about ecosystems than by getting outside and observing them first hand? Accompanying a field trip to a local park or outdoor space, this series of collaborative activities engages children in learning about the...
2nd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Grasslands of North America and Africa: 3-5
Take young ecologists on a trip through the grasslands of North American and Africa with this pair of life science lessons. Engaging students in learning about the plants and animals that call these regions home, this life science...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Can Young Children Distinguish Between Living and Non-living Things?
What does it mean to be living? Help your young scientists identify living and non-living things as a result of their learning through discovery. Observation of and interaction with a set of natural phenomena in their community will make...
3rd - 5th Science
Student Designed Investigations Part 4 - Poster Presentations/Science Fair
Third through fifth graders prepare posters to present at a science fair. Working with a partner, pupils conduct investigations and prepare a poster to present their findings. They rehearse their presentations, and add visual aids;...
3rd - 5th Science