From Leaf to Soil
In this environment worksheet, students identify and describe what the decomposition process of a leaf looks like. Then they explain why it is important for leaves to decompose. Students also explain the benefits of the process.
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Conserving Natural Resources
Trying to plan an engaging elementary science unit on natural resources? Conserve your energy! This five-part series of lessons and hands-on activities has exactly what you need to teach young scholars about the importance of conservation.
K - 3rd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Energy for Life (Energy from Food)
Energy comes in many forms, but how do living things get the energy they need to survive and thrive? In a simple, controlled experiment with yeast, water, and sugar, groups make observations about how yeast reacts with water alone, then...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Water Cycle: Waterwise Gardening
What is the relationship between soil moisture and the presence or absence of mulch? is the driving question of a guided inquiry-based lesson. Pupils investigate the affects that mulch has on soil and apply their findings to how plants...
2nd - 3rd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Compare and Contrast deciduous and evergreen tree leaves to aid in tree identification
Boost observational skills and get to know the difference between deciduous, coniferous, and evergreen trees with a lesson that challenges scholars to compare, contrast, identify, sort, and draw their findings.
K - 2nd Science CCSS: Adaptable