This Rocks and Minerals unit contains activities you can use to enhance your unit.
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READING COMPREHENSION PAGES
- Earth's Layers
Fun, hands-on Science is LOADED in this packet! If you are looking for thinking maps, lesson plans, science stations, and foldables for Science interactive notebooks, this is what you are looking for! All with the objective of Force and Motion.
-4 tab foldable
-5 petal fold
Matter - This matter unit contains 75 pages of activities you can use to enhance your unit on Matter.
- Matter Reading Comprehension
- Solids Reading Comprehension
- Liquids Reading Comprehension
- Gases Reading Comprehension
- Physical Changes Reading Comprehension
- Chemical Cha
Matter, matter, here and there. States of matter everywhere! This INTERACTIVE unit with 8 Science Stations will help your little scientists learn about matter. This unit will cover the states of matter: solid, liquid, gas, changes of matter, matter around us, properties of matter, etc.
Water Cycle - This unit contains 14 activities you can use to enhance your unit on the Water Cycle. Each page contains a reading passage with questions, an activity, or an investigation that you can use for a grade. To increase vocabulary, I created vocabulary posters that illustrate important key
Is it science fair time? Are your students totally confused about the scientific process? Then you'll want to check this out! I've broken down the scientific method to allow my students to have a much deeper understanding of this process.
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Simple Machines Sort Cut and Paste Examples and Definitions
Want a quick way to assess their learning or do some review- this is it!
2 versions of this worksheet for students to cut and paste examples and definitions of the 6 different simple machines:
Lever, Pulley, Wheel and Axle, Inclined Plane,
Teaching magnets is SO much fun! Just about the only way to teach them effectively is with hands-on activities. This unit has many activities for you to use. In this unit you will find:
- Cover for student packet
- Magnet brainstorming sheet
- Is It Magnetic? Activity to test magnetism of object
States of Matter Cut and Paste
Focus is on how the states can be changed from one form to another. 2 versions of the cut and paste are included.
Example: When you heat a solid it changes to a liquid. An example of this is something melting.
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Do your students LOVE conducting science experiments, but always seem to struggle with the name of the tools they're using or how to use them properly? Do they have difficulty writing conclusions or are simply missing the connection between science and their ev
This bundle includes electric energy notes in both PowerPoint and Word format, 6 electric circuit worksheets with answer keys, and an electric conductors and insulators lab. I use all of this with my 5th graders, though it could be used for other grade levels as well depending upon your curriculum.
Here's another great flippy book! This one is for a matter study in science. Just copy the page for each student, have them fold in half hot dog style and then again hamburger style and... they have a great booklet for interacting with their knowledge about solids, liquids, and gases... oh my!
One of the biggest misconceptions that students have is that they believe that the Sun travels around the Earth. My students were no exception...
That is why I created this model that allows students to manipulate the Earth and the moon in order to gain a better understanding. With this activity, you
Science Process Skills Questions
The 17 questions were created to help you prepare your students for science standardized tests. These are best used with hands-on experiences and inquiry.
I suggest using one or two questions per day leading up to your state assessment. Allowing students to work
Teach The Scientific Method with this cute kit of posters and activities. Make sure to download the FREE PREVIEW file to see everything that is included in this kit.
This kit contains posters of each step of The Scientific Method in two sizes to fit any space in your classroom. It also contains t
Are you looking for a FUN and INTERACTIVE unit to teach your students all about matter? If so, then look no further.
This 37 page packet is ALL you need to teach a unit on Matter! In this packet you will find the following:
*Pictures of the 4 different flap books included
*Pictures of 4 different sc
Magnets - 36 pages - This unit will keep your students magnetized to learning and fun. Real-life pictures were used to validate your students' experiences and to help them connect with real-life objects.
Magnetic Poles Poster
Earth is a Magnet Poster
Magnets are Stronger th
Are you looking for a way to make Informational Reading more fun and still aligned to the new Common Core Standards? Lapbooks and Fold-Its are a great way to do just that! With these fold-its, you can create a complete Science Matter lapbook or add the fold-its to your student's science notebooks!
Force, Motion, and Simple Machines - This document contains posters, task cards, and activities you can use to enhance your unit on Force, Motion, and Simple Machines.
READING COMPREHENSION PASSAGES
Motion Reading Passage and Comprehension Page
First Law of Motion Reading Passag
The 52 Nature of Science Task Cards are great to have around!
Here’s some ideas for use:
Science Center Task Cards
Stations During Science
Quick Whole Class Activities
These cards appeal to multiple learning styles and skill levels!
Help your students take a bite out of FOOD CHAINS with this unit including 2 Food Chain activities using real-life animal pictures and recording sheets! This is a great addition to your Food Chains curriculum and will add excitement and discovery to your Science Center!
Scientific Method Station Lab - Students will love you for providing them with a hands-on experience when learning about the scientific method at the beginning of the school year.
In this unit the students will learn all about the scientific method in your classroom. They will learn each of the di
Natural Disasters - This unit contains 8 pages to help enhance your unit on natural disasters.
Included pages are:
- Tornadoes Reading Comprehension
- Hurricanes Reading Comprehension
- Earthquakes Reading Comprehension
- Volcano Reading Comprehension
- Tsunami Reading Comprehension
- Landslides Rea
Science Measurement Mini-Charts
Do you need something to help your students remember how to use science measurement tools? These mini-charts will fit perfectly in science notebooks for students to reference all year long!
Ideas for Use:
» Absent Students: Keep a page of each set o
Introducing the first chapter in the Earth Science Interactive Notebook Series: Plate Tectonics. Each chapter in the series will showcase many activities for the students (both middle and high school) to process the information given by teachers. The engaging activi
I love using student friendly objects for teaching the Scientific method! One of my best sellers is my Bubblegum Science: Using the Scientific Method packet, and I know it is because it is KID-FRIENDLY!
This packet is all about that fluffy white treat that all kids (well, MOST kids) LOVE: Marshmallo
Updated 9/22/14-added letters to the sound we've heard brainstorming scale to make it easier for kids to label. Updated some fonts to make them easier to read. Content is the same.
This little sound energy unit is the perfect companion to your state's curriculum
Includes 20 lessons and activities to
Lab Safety Station Lab - Students will love you for providing them with a hands-on experience when learning about lab safety at the beginning of the school year.
In this unit the students will learn all about lab safety in your classroom. Topics covered are all the lab safety procedures as well as
This is a classic science activity!
Fred, the gummy worm, has been spending his time boating on the lake near his home. He is not too bright, he is a worm after all. He has never learned to swim and he never wears his life preserver. The worst has finally happened! Fred’s boat has capsized and he is
Teachers will download a FREE parts of a plant foldable plants interactive notebook to supplement a plant unit. It works well in earth science centers or stations for teaching 2nd, 3rd or 4th grade elementary students. They will color and cut out a "lift the flaps" book and attach it to their interac
We create interactive science notebooks every year and they are definitely a work in progress! These are one of the first entries in our science notebook every year! First, students create the flap books that show our science process skills and then they practice using each one with gummy worms. I
We create interactive science notebooks every year and they are definitely a work in progress! These are one of the first entries in our science notebook every year! First, students create the flap books that show our science rules and then they complete the Science Safety Contract. We place the i
First & Second grade rocks and minerals unit. Includes vocabulary cards, mini book, flip flap book activity, lab experiments, and quiz.
Table of Contents
1. Vocabulary Cards- rocks, minerals, igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, metamorphic rocks
2. Mini Book ( 10 pgs.)
Forms of Energy Mini Book: definitions, examples, review lesson-
2 versions of this mini book are included to interactively teach about the forms of energy.
Potential and Kinetic Energy
Light, Sound, Thermal (Heat), Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Gravitational, El
You will receive a scientific foldable craft activity (craftivity) to prepare students for your beginning of the year science experiments. It works well as an interactive notebook in science centers for 3rd, 4th or 5th grade. In the first part, students will match each scientific method step to its k
Supplement your matter unit with this 6-page interactive booklet about solids, liquids, and gas.
On each page, students cut and paste the correct definitions and examples of the states of matter. The last page is a graphic organizer for students to complete with their own examples.
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Scientific Method Introduction Experiment using Skittles:
Students practice using the scientific method by actually using it! They try to determine if one color of skittles is more dominant than another in a bag.
This activity is part of the following bundle:
Start your year off with a BANG with these AWESOME, time tested, science teacher approved scientific method labs, scientific method PPT, scientific method task cards, scientific method reading/homework handouts, scientific method review sheets, and scientific method quiz. That's EVERYTHING you'll nee
Science Tool Speed Date also known as Visiting with Science Tools--this is a fun and hands on way to introduce students to science tools. They will spend 2-3 minutes with each tool completing a simple task, just like speed dating. (Don't worry, the term "speed date" is not included on any student pag
Measurements Station Lab - Students will love you for providing them with a hands-on experience when learning about measuring different objects in the science classroom. They will use various tools to capture measurement data.
In this unit the students will measure are collect data using meter stic
Scientific Method Posters and Word Wall Word Pack:
This pack consists of 11 word wall words, 11 scientific method posters, and a student reference sheet, great for science notebooks!
Print these cute and easy to read posters for your solids, liquids, and gases unit. Great for your bulletin boards, science wall, or science folders. These posters explain the types of matter, how it can change, and what the molecules look like. Included in the pack are four posters: Matter, Solid,
Scientific Method and Paper Airplanes- use the scientific method to learn about the concepts of flight.
Your students will learn about the scientific method and the concepts of flight including:
Student Led Science Labs - These comprehensive science labs will save you a TON of prep time and allow students to learn the concepts on their own. The Lab Bundle is a series of plug and play station labs designed to accompany my
Introduce the concept of animal classification and life cycles of animals with this bundle of posters and cut and paste worksheets.
Included in this bundle are the following resources:
Matter - 20 pages- Let your little scientist enjoy this Interactive Journal Activities that could be placed in their notebook.
6 Interactive Journal Activities
Matter and Its Properties Tab Book
Matter Venn Diagram
States of Matter in my Home Accordion Book
This interactive Food Chains PowerPoint includes all real pictures of animals that the kids love looking at! It features opportunities for students to apply what they are learning through questions and interactive food chain activities that allow students to put pictures of animals i
This unit has everything you need for a unit on magnets:
*daily lesson plans
*smartboard viewing slides
*vocabulary cards (to make a small student notebook)
*5 exciting experiments (including how to make a temporary magnet, a compass, and an electromagnet)
*packed full of graphics