In this file, you will find a variety of activities to do with your students while learning about soil. Included in this file is an interactive 30-paged student book on the layers of soil, types of soil, weathering, and erosion. Using this book with your students will allow them to complete experime
This file is a 24 page download of my Candy Heart Science Unit plus an 8 page download of my Candy Heart Writing and Word Study activities.
Your students will make their own safety goggles, create a class poster of Science Safety Procedures and learn about the history of candy hearts. They will c
Brrr, Winter is here! This unit contains a blizzard of fun, hands-on experiments that keep the students engaged while exploring all about Winter. The experiments are easy to understand, easy to set up, and easy to conduct. You will love the recording sheets that are included for
Technology NETS I Can Statements for the Computer Lab: K-2 Set. 2016 Update Now Available 7/10/16 (re-download!)
This amazing resource includes full-sheet I Can Statements posters for the ISTE NETS for students. These are perfect to put up in a computer or technology lab. *Updated 9/3/16 with half-
Science Made Simple with the theme "Day and Night" has so many fun activities and science experiments that will encourage children to predict outcomes, ask questions, and investigate answers by exploring their world and how it works. The students will conduct easy science experiments, partic
Do you want your students to learn the names and definitions of science lab equipment? This product is designed to do just that.
Included in this product are...
- Vocabulary study guide with names, definitions, and illustrations
- Vocabulary quiz
- Vocabulary quiz answer key
- Lab equipment word
Great extension activity for those students who finish their lab work early!
Given the function of various pieces of scientific equipment, students search for the proper names. Finally, students use the remaining letters to spell out some important lab advice.
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There are twelve basic science lab equipment picture vocabulary flash cards. They include:
Simply cut down the vertical dotted line in the middle of the page, then
Many students think an observation is what they can see, but that is an incomplete definition. This set of lab stations will have students understanding the true meaning of the term- using all 5 senses. Be sure to have already covered lab safety prior to this activity.
Also discuss the
*** All you need is a penny and a copy of this sheet for each student ***
Students practice identifying scenarios as accurate and/or/nor precise by repeatedly dropping pennies onto a target. Very easy to conduct and many possible extensions can be done with it- vary the height, change the person
This is a PowerPoint that reviews non-fiction text features. The PowerPoint is set up to ask "Who am I?" and the students guess before going to the next slide which reveals the answer. You can use this PowerPoint as a whole class review or set it up within a center for students to quiz themselves. I
K, 1st, 2nd math fall activity. Form of measurement could be cups or grams. My class had 3 pumpkins for this activity. There were 3 groups, so a group of students only worked with one pumpkin for the entire activity. Students looked over the pumpkins, then estimated how many cups we could fill up wi
This two-unit bundle has everything you need for States of Matter and the Periodic Table! I include two editable tests, atoms, elements, molecules and compounds card sort, Frayer models for vocabulary that go with a PREZI link to fill out, scaffolded notes for special education and English Language
This is a data collection form we use to practice our scientific observation skills. Students are encouraged to use describing words. We usually fold back the last line of the organizer so that students read their partners clues and then try to guess what they observed on their walk.
This lesson contains the following:
1. An introductory how-to exercise for the Virtual Writing Tutor, a free online ESL grammar checker.
2. A labelled screenshot of the Virtual Writing Tutor home page to study.
3. A numbered screenshot of the Virtual Writing Tutor home page to test or review vocabu
I have done this lab for 17 years now and it is the most memorable lab that I do. I have former students that are now adults that remember this lab. I don’t buy any of the ingredients, we discuss it days before and the students get in groups to decide who brings in what ingredients. On the day of th
Dancing Raisins is an oldie but goodie, but this product has an NGSS/Common Core twist. You will need the following materials: Beakers, Baking Soda, Vinegar, Raisins, something to give the mixture a quick stir like a scapula and something that can measure liquids. When the students mix the vinegar a
Save time and save your voice.
This teacher created audio quiz can be used for small groups or for the entire class.
The entire product consists of 21 audio files, but you can purchase them individually for only $1.00 each.
This is a short book for students to fill out while performing "experiments" on a pumpkin. The student draws the pumpkin, measures height with cubes, measures circumference with yarn, determines sink or float, and then draws the pumpkin as a jack-o-lantern.
You want to use the Smart Board for Word Study, but you just don't have the time to create any lessons. Here are 10 ready-made lessons you can use right away! Or, edit them for your needs. Word Study on the Smart Board: a great way to allow your students to go up and use the Smart Board themselves.
Tired of messy labs? No time for Science? Can't Wait to Integrate?
Circle Science Features:
Quick engaging daily dose of Science- over a week
Suggestions for fiction pairings
Can be used as a stand alone Science Unit
Simple Model Lab for Group Lesson
Non-Fiction Texts Included for Solid/
This guide will help Science and/or ESL teachers base students in concepts of Human Evolution while teaching important vocabulary that is grounded in the concepts of the unit. It can be used in a science or ESL classroom, or both. It is from my past work at ELLIS Preparatory Academy and is a part
This resource has been designed as an aid for those teachers who have tarantulas as pets in their classrooms. Included in this packet are vocabulary words, definitions, information on the care of your spider including feeding, housing, handling, "safe" spiders for the classroom, and those spiders t
This set of 85 words will be perfect for your science units, centers, word walls, and labs. You will find just the vocabulary words (no definitions) that are illustrated with photos, clip art, or word art. They are great for students to refer to when learning about water.
Economic Decision Making Unit includes high-interest power point files, video links, a vocabulary term list, vocabulary quiz, a student workbook and teachers guide to flipped classrooms delivered in a format that's easy to present.
On their own, students will answer questions, using video links, g
This fifteen page unit on cells, cell structures, and types of cells includes all needed word information and scaffolded practice pages. Group work and a lab section are included, too.
There are also a section on Greek root words, inference questions, diagramming, science drawing, labeling, and
With this product you can pick and choose the activities or use them all as a unit. It is mainly geared for 6th grade but it’s easily adaptable for 7th and 8th, I’ve used it for all three.
The students start by reading page 3 either individually or I do a “Read Around” with the class as a whole. I
This lab is Modified for Special Ed and/or English Language Learners. It’s also EASY PREP, it's hands-on, students are engaged, it includes many physics concepts and I give you a link to my PREZI that has the info and scaffolding they need in order to succeed at this lab. My modifications are a WORD
This download contains everything you need to create a perfect microscopy word wall for your middle school classroom! Great for back-to-school or anytime throughout the school year.
*3 different full-page headers ("Science Word Wall"/"Microscope Use")
*45 vocabulary cards (4 to a pag
This FREE set of 9 colorful posters will serve as the perfect reminder of the scientific method for your students!
I like to introduce the scientific method to my class by reading the book Zoey and Sassafras by Asia Citro. The book beautifully illustrates the scientific method in a way that my grad
In this Unit, students will have the opportunity to explore language arts and science through hands on activities, interactive reading, and scientific discovery. Lesson one includes an introduction to mice behavior and sets the base for the entire unit.
Everything you need to launch experiment writing in your classroom with a simple and engaging experiment! All you need is water, food coloring, cups, and celery or lettuce leaves! Easy!
-experiment writing pages differentiated (different formats and spacing)
Everything you need to launch experiment writing about solids and liquids changing in your classroom with a simple and engaging experiment! All you need are mini mason jars and heavy whipping cream!
In our third grade classroom, we had been studying states of matter. I bought 4 ounce mini mason ja
Everything you need to launch experiment writing about gasses and liquids changing in your classroom with a simple and engaging experiment! All you need are mini soda bottles, balloons, and Pop Rocks.
In our third grade classroom, we had been studying states of matter. I bought each student a mini
Presentation about density, volume, and mass using cake and brownies as examples.
This is a basic presentation that is intended to help students visualize the difference in the densities of cake and brownies.
I have included side by side comparisons of ingredients and consistency of the batters us
This lab will wow kids! When they dip the soap covered Q-tip in the milk and food dye it makes an amazing pattern like magic! The students have no idea why, but it engages them in a way that makes them want to know the science of why the food dye moves and creates a pattern. A major component in NGS
You are looking at a file containing directions and printouts to create a Foam Rocket Energy & Motion Laboratory: Project Science Inquiry Baggie Kit.
This file contains items that can be copied and cut out for use at a laboratory station or science center. Scarlet Piper and I are calling the ki