Does Sunlight Effect Leaf Size?
Students make estimates and then measure leaves for accuracy. They calculate the area of the leaves by drawing an outline on graph paper and counting the squares. They compare the leaves exposed to sunlight to those that are in constant shade.
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Sunlight Hours and Effects on Human Activity
Students explore the effects of sunlight and temperature on activities of people. In this effects of sunlight lesson, students graph the average hours of daylight by month. Students draw relationship between the number of daylight hours...
5th - 6th Science
Energy Activities with Energy Ant
This resource is comprised of four different reading assignments, a board game, and a collection of worksheets about energy. You will need to peruse the individual handouts to see which apply to your curriculum and specific grade level,...
1st - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Round and Round We Go — Exploring Orbits in the Solar System
Math and science come together in this cross-curricular astronomy lesson plan on planetary motion. Starting off with a hands-on activity that engages the class in exploring the geometry of circles and ellipses, this lesson plan then...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Racing with the Sun: Creating a Solar Car
As the cost of oil continues to rise and the environmental impacts of emissions become more widespread, the demand for alternative energy sources for cars is huge. In an engaging and challenging week-long lesson, your upper-elementary or...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable