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Are you looking for a comprehensive packet of materials to use when having your students conduct animal research? Do you want to offer your early f
A Roller Coaster Day 7-Hour Complete Sub Plan Thematic Unit for GRADES 5-6 CCSS
Grades 5-6. This packet includes everything you need for a complete interdisciplinary interactive unit on roller coasters. I created this unit to leave with a sub for 5th-6th graders to complete in a day. The students
This bundle is all about the Water Cycle!
This FREEBIE is a good example of what is in my BUNDLED units.
Unit Bundle Includes:
The Water Cycle Foldable for an interactive notebook
The Water Cycle Notes Foldable for an interactive notebook
All the Water in the Earth Foldable for an interactive noteb
This is a fun, hands on and extremely engaging Science Experiment to supplement your insect, bug, bee and/or plant unit.
Students will use their bee finger puppets to fly over to the flower that contains "pollen" (Cheetos). When the students touch the Cheetos, the dust clings to their fingers (the
The Build a Boat STEM Challenge is a runaway hit with my students. They cheer when they see Boats on our agenda and your students will too! There is just something about building that boat and holding your breath to see if it will float (it will) and then counting weights into it to see how long it
A Zoo Day 7-Hour Complete Sub Plans Thematic Unit for Grades 5-6 Common Core
For Grades 5-6. This packet includes everything you need for a complete interdisciplinary interactive unit on zoo animals. I created this unit to leave with a sub for 5th-6th graders to complete in a day. The students work
Animal Report ~ Research Project: With this fun and engaging research project students will write from an animal report from an animal's point of view and create a booklet using nonfiction text features.
~a list of animal research websites
Seamlessly integrate math and science in this lesson. Put your students' knowledge of coordinate systems and ordered pairs to work to graph the relative locations and shapes of some of the major North Polar Constellations. Location of Polaris (the North Star) is also part of the lesson. This is fair
This lesson focuses on living and nonliving things. The following is included:
*Vocabulary Cards (C and B/W)
* Concept Web
*Writing Activity/Illustrating Activity
*Emergent Reader (Living Things)
*Emergent Reader (Nonliving Things)
* Fill in the Blank Shelter Activity
*Label It A
This STEM Challenge seems like it will be the easiest one ever, but you will be surprised! It is challenging and it gives your students such a fantastic opportunity to think through the problems and solve them. The best part is that your prep includes one basic material and the kids take over from t
Super easy emergency sub plans—just print and go!
Directions are written out so you don’t have to! There are enough activities for a 2 full days. You could have the sub read a different Mo Willems pigeon book if you use the plans a second day.
These activities are designed for 1st and 2nd graders
Informational Writing - Research Project - Ecosystems / Biomes Report: With this informative writing research project students will research and write about different ecosystems or biomes. Then they'll create an ecosystem report booklet to share!
~lesson plans aligned to CCSS
My students love to build towers more than anything! They are incredibly competitive in trying to make the best and tallest tower. This set gives you three towers to try and we love all of them. Just how tall will your towers be?
Please note: This package contains three lessons. Each may be
Super easy emergency sub plans—just print and go!
Directions are written out so you don’t have to! There are more than enough activities for a full day. (You may even be able to stretch it to fit a 2nd day! )
These activities are designed for 1st and 2nd graders.
These science bell ringers are an excellent way to engage your students as soon as they walk into your classroom. This comprehensive FULL YEAR resource includes everything you need to start each science class off with an engaging warm-up activity.
Please Note: The videos in this resource require t
It’s the Popcorn STEM Challenge! This is one of my absolute favorites to use as an exploration into volume. Second and third graders, especially, will enjoy this as they design those containers to hold the popcorn. Inevitably, there will be gigantic containers. When I pull the quantity of popcorn fr
Please make sure you always have the most recent version of my products, I update my products all the time! I am a science teacher who is still in the classroom and every time I use one of my lesson plans, I think of new things to add! Please make sure you always have my latest version. Here
Science just got a whole lot easier to add into your lesson plans! These hands-on, super cool science experiments are surprisingly easy to set up and use common supplies like baking soda and vinegar.
PLUS, this set includes a no prep science journal that goes along with the 30 jaw
Looking for help teaching about natural resources? Look no further! Ten days of fun, interactive lesson plans are included. Everything you need is provided, just print, prep, and go! Informational text and activities are geared toward third grade level, but could work for students of varying abil
Our STEM Challenge about Building a Bridge (with marshmallows) has been a kid-favorite for several years. Kids love the simple materials and the task of making this one work. The bridges are not very long but will test the patience and diligence of students as they work to finish this successfully.
This product is a fun way to learn about fossils. Students will learn about the job of a paleontologist by trying to excavate chocolate chip "fossils" from a cookie. They will learn how fossils are formed and even make a "fossil" of their own. Also included are vocabulary posters and a writing pr
Get your students ready to learn Science with these introductory lessons in which students learn about various science tools as well as the importance of Science Lab Safety Rules!
These lessons are designed to take about 2 to 3 class sessions. Your students will discover and learn about Science to
A STEM Challenge featuring a bucket has turned out to be one of our favorites and your students will love it, too! This challenge is to build a tower (although not a very tall one) that will hold weight. Students have the goal of suspending a “bucket” within the tower and that bucket must hold weigh
Cell Structure and Function Science and Literacy Lesson Set
- Common Core and STAAR (TEKS) aligned
Easy to follow!
Fun for the students!
These activities are created to incorporate reading and writing into the Science curriculum. This lesson is designed to fit the typical 45-50 minute Science clas
I made this powerpoint to teach my grade six science class about atoms and static electricity. After the lesson, students made their own atom diagrams. I highly recommend starting the lesson off with the "Swing cereal magic trick" on static electricity! I have a lesson plan that comes with the power
** This file is also included in the Just Add Paper K-5 Bundle and K-5 Super Sub Bundle **
These lessons are intended for teachers and subs who have true one-day lesson emergencies... so much of an emergency they do not even have time to make copies. A teacher or sub can download and immediately use
Towers are the best! Kids love to build and stack items to create the tallest possible tower. With this tower challenge, they also have to be diligent in maintaining a solid base and must constantly rethink the task. This is one of our favorites!
Please note: This lesson is available in mon
I'll let you in on a little secret: This unit is my #1 best-selling resource! Teachers all over have purchased this unit and taught it in their own classrooms with fabulous success--and that will be true for you, too! Don't miss out on such a rich, engaging, and educational unit!
In this 53 page packet, you will find a month long unit for exploring force, motion, and energy. Here is the scope and sequence:
Week 1: Magnets & Movement
Week 3:Sound & Light
Week 4: Heat
There are vocabulary cards, activities, experiments, and worksheets in this unit. PLE
Do you love roller coasters? Kids do! This STEM activity is a roller coaster experience. Students have specific supplies and must design and construct a roller coaster model. They must work together and complete the challenge within a time limit. It is truly exciting to watch them work and test thei
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:
Who knew a STEM Challenge using spaghetti could be so engaging? Kids love this one! It's a tower building event using the unlikeliest of materials- spaghetti and one marshmallow. Just how tall and skinny can you make this tower and still support the weight of that one object?
I created a kid friendly science journal to follow the FOSS kit for Pebbles, Sand, and Silt. Each investigation has an easy to use recording sheet/s for students to record their observations. Over 85 picture supported vocabulary cards are included.
All ready for both 3rd Edition and Next Gen Editio
This dinosaur unit will surely be a hit with your students.
-Dinosaur booklet (13 pages) filled with facts and vocabulary words on dinosaurs.
-A true and false and fact and opinion worksheet.
-KWL chart to get the students thinking about what they know, what they wonder about dinosaurs
Sub plans for the busy teacher! It is very simple to just print and put these together in a folder or binder, so they are ready to go for a sub. If you are required to have emergency sub plans, these work great!
Many of the activities do not require any materials besides a chalkboard/whiteboard or
STEM activities are so much fun! Give your students some simple directions, supplies, and the chance to explore and they will just jump right in! They will manipulate supplies, learn as they go, re-do, re-cut, re-build, and re-think! Students will be thinking critically without being aware of it, ta
Science, technology, engineering and math, this STEM activity has it all! Problem solving and STEM concepts are used throughout this activity which finds its origins in the story of the Gingerbread Man. Students are presented with a challenge: to design and construct a boat that will withstand the
All about bubbles! Bubbles, Bubbles, Everywhere! Kids love bubbles! This STEM Challenge has elements of fun, but also a great design and building challenge. After exploring with bubbles students will design and test their own bubble wands!
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How far can you launch something with a catapult? This catapult building experience will have your students working together to build a catapult and compete with several performance tasks!
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Butterfly Life Cycle - Butterfly Life Cycle Activities
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This is an editable interdisciplinary unit on Acoustics: Science of Sound Energy. This lesson and accompanying PowerPoint will provide you all you need to teach a fun, engaging science of sound unit (Acoustics). This unit was written to meet the 4th grade science of sound curriculum in Georgia, but
My kids have absolutely loved this activity! It is perfect for grades 1-4. Includes a step by step lesson plan, prediction printable, observation printable, and solid or liquid graphic organizer.
If you like this activity, more are available in my
These Super Earth Science Lessons are designed with science test prep in mind, but can be used in non-testing grades, as well. These are one day lessons that review previously taught material quickly and effectively.
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These are one-day emergency sub plans based on the book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie written on a kindergarten level. The set includes a warm-up, a reading lesson, a language arts lessons, a science lesson, a social studies lesson, and a math lesson.
This activity is an excerpt from my "On Safari" unit. While creating your flipbook, students will become very familiar with seven different habitats found around our world. This mini includes biome posters, all templates, and instruction.
Suddenly sick? No worries! This NO PREP kindergarten emergency sub plan activity is ready to go. Just add paper! It is perfect for kindergartners and beginning of the year first grade!
This set includes:
• All about me activity
• Counting to 120 pages
• Where is my teacher? Writ
Kick off the year in your science class with this complete unit full of engaging lessons and experiments to teach about the scientific method! Your students will learn about what it means to be a scientist, what the different process skills are, and observation and classification skills.
Earth Day Activity, science experiment, project or assessment task, this activity is great for many things! This is a hands on science activity that can be used for several areas of study across several grades. These are some of the areas that this activity can be used for:
-liquids and solids (mix
A science experiment perfect for getting students attention and getting them excited about science! What better to do that than candy?!
This experiment is focused on the scientific method and is inquiry-based. The students actively participate and conduct this simple experiment with "WOW" resul