Introduction to Soil Nitrogen and Demonstration of a Simple Test Procedure
Pupils list sources of nitrogen in the soils. They explain why nitrogen is removed from the soil and how it is used by plants. They analyze the symptoms of insufficient or excess nitrogen in the soil.
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Simple Machines Design Project
Make your work as a teacher a little easier with a physical science project on simple machines. After introducing young scientists to these devices and identifying their different uses around the school, this project engages children in...
3rd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to Soil Texture and Demonstration of a Simple Test Procedure to Determine Soil Texture
Learners list the three types of mineral particles that form soil. They explain the importance of an optimum soil texture. They form an hypothesis and make observations. They also draw a conclusion.
5th - 8th Science
Save the Penguins: An Introduction to Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer
Heat things up in your physical science class with this interactive lesson series on thermodynamics. Through a series of class demonstrations and experiments, young scientists learn how heat is transferred through conduction, convention,...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Simple Machines Make Things Go
Trying to plan a physical science unit on forces and motion? Make your work a little easier with this comprehensive collection of simple machines resources. Offering a wide variety worksheets, activities, and projects, these materials...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Study Jams! The Nitrogen Cycle
Expose your class to the steps of the nitrogen cycle with this short clip. Colorful computer imagery and animation explain how nitrogen travels from the atmosphere as a gas into plants and soil, where bacteria convert it into nitrates....
5th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable