Students conduct an experiment picking out colored vs. camoflauged toothpicks out of the grass. They list and describe different types of coloration and explain how coloration assists the great horned owl and the striped skunk survive.
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Camouflage!: Collecting Data and Concealing Color
Help young scholars see the important role camouflage plays in the survival of animals with a fun science lesson. Starting with an outdoor activity, children take on the role of hungry birds as they search for worms represented by...
2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Plant Part Exploration: Stems
Explore water transport in plant stems using this fun experiment! Your scientists will start by reading Stems by Vijaya Bodach. Then, activate prior knowledge about plant stem functions and water transportation. Demonstrate this concept...
K - 5th Science CCSS: Designed
George Washington Carver Coloring and Activity Book
Learn about the interesting life of George Washington Carver and his many accomplishments with this series of worksheets for primary grade learners. From coloring pages and word searches, to non-fiction reading passages and math skills...
1st - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
The Color-Changing Celery Experiment!
Watch celery change from green to purple in a video that demonstrates how celery absorbs food coloring to change the color of the leaves. The resource has viewers thinking about the science behind types of water and photosynthesis.
4 mins K - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Colorful Fish Adaptations
I love lessons that incorporate the arts, they're so engaging and address a more diverse set of learners. Your class will investigate the reasons fish from the coal reef have adapted such colorful fins. They design a fish that uses color...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Coloring Fabrics With Dyes from Plant Materials K-12 Experiments & Background Information
Students investigate the effects of acid and bases on dyes made with plant materials. For this chromatography lesson students predict color outcomes and complete a lab activity on color combinations.
4th - 6th Science