These worksheets are geared for English Language Learners sentence starters, however I've used them with Special Education and mainstream students as well. The worksheets include speed, constant speed, acceleration, slope, linear and non-linear.
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Need to help your ELLs with science vocabulary? Want to make it fun for them to learn new English words and definitions they can use in their regular classrooms? These activities will get your ELLs speaking, listening, reading and writing about force and motion vocabulary. Use these task cards to
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
How to make a musical instrument from water glasses and a pencil! Students get to make it, play it and then describe what they hear and see if they can change what they hear. Along the way they will learn why the sounds change in the water.
Instructions and worksheet with tasks on how to make sound
This is the worksheet of the air package that i have used in my science day camps.
Student learn to make a ball float using a straw and a cone of paper, they also try the experiment with a hairdryer. the worksheet has instructions and some tasks to complete and should take them an hour or so to comp
16 PowerPoint presentations to fully support the FOSS Balance and Motion Unit of Study (version 3). We have found at our school that including a PPT presentation adds a necessary visual component that anchors young learners and facilitates discussion. Colorful photos, diagrams, and sentence starter
Purchase this document that has all of my physical science word walls combined into one! This is a great tool for your classroom. The word cards are three per sheet, and there are 92 terms in all. Each term is illustrated with clip art to help students make a connection between the word and the d
Want to improve your students' science literacy? Included are 10 physics writing prompts on the following topics:
1. Scientific Method- friction
2. Newton’s 1st Law
3. Newton’s 2nd Law
4. Newton’s 3rd Law
6. Sound Waves
8. Conservation of Energy
9. Displacement Graphing
1. The main text part in simplified manner helps explain particle physics’ terms and words. Those include but not limited to:
hypothesis, theory, protons, neutrons, electrons, quarks, leptons, gluons, baryons, the four forces (strong, weak, electromagnetic, gravity), hadrons, the electron neutr
Students seem to really like this project and I've used it from 8th grade up to 10th. They learn the pros and cons of a multitude of energy resources and end up debating the future of our country.
They enjoy the creativity and the ability to have their voice heard- all in their science classroom
Primarily aimed for teachers of students in grades kindergarten through second, “STEM For Young Learners: Dough” presents jam-packed projects for budding scientists, mathematicians and engineers. These activities help you make and create wonderful classroom experiences. Using the theme of dough as a
This sketch notes compares Potential and Kinetic Energy in a creative, visual way. Students will be able to organize information about the two types of energy and identify real world examples. Sketch Notes are great for all students but specifically useful for ELL and Sped student groups. The vis
Positional Words: Up or Down
Slide pictures for students to determine if the object or person is traveling up or down,can be used to tie into teaching sight-words up and down, or ELL students learning vocabulary up and down
This product is perfect for middle school physics motion! You get a 38 slide PowerPoint with guided notes that accompany it that’s perfect for all learners, especially SPED and ELL students. Within the PowerPoint are questions so you can check for understanding, pictures for context and a YouTube li
These 4 tests are designed for an end of the unit test on Energy. It includes types of energy, sources and energy transfer. It also follows the worksheets I have previously made. The test is designed for differentiated instruction to meet the reading needs of different learners.
The chapter test
This graphic organizer was designed to be done after students complete notes about the basic properties of sound relating to loudness (shown by amplitude) and pitch (shown by frequency). It can also be done as students complete notes using their textbook or other resources as a way to check that stu
This summative assessment covers statics, dynamics, circular motion, and energy. The exam consists of 10 multiple choice questions and seven free response questions. I've also included pictures on the test to assist ESL students.
This simple, yet effective sketch notes provides students visual and engaging note taking assistance over the concept of WORK. Students will be able to practice identifying when work is taking place. This type of Sketch Notes is great for all students but specifically helpful for ELL and Sped stud
This test is for the end of a 6th grade unit on Energy, it includes types of energy, energy transfer and sources of energy.
B = This test is for students who read below a third grade reading level. It is also appropriate for those students who are ESL, or have other special needs.
Grammar and science all in one!
This quick worksheet can be used to introduce or review the science topic of mechanical and electromagnetic waves while have students practice selecting the correct subject or verb in a given sentence to maintain correct grammar. My students get a kick out of these g
This zip file contains powerPoint slides, interactive notes, glossary terms, and assessments. Students have opportunities to practice concepts through guided practice, organizational skills through graphic organizers, and work independently through assessment. This unit was designed for an ESL scien
This resource is an activity designed to help your students practice telling the difference between potential and kinetic energy.
The resource includes 30 cards that students must sort into the appropriate categories. Some cards include images only and some cards include words only. There are 15 e
Children learn best when they are immersed in the vocabulary. Young scientist have so many new terms they are responsible for learning. These mini-posters can be used on your science word wall so that your learners can see them every day during your unit. You can also print them 4 or 6 to a page
The ultimate focus wall resource for Changes in Force and Motion! This download includes.
- 1 Objective Card
- 6 Essential Question Cards
- 9 Mini Vocabulary Cards
- 9 Vocabulary Cards with Pictures
- 9 Vocabulary Cards with Pictures and Definitions
*Beneficial for ELL, SPED, Dyslexic, and RTI stu
This hands on, interactive, extremely fun lab allows students to determine what objects conduct electricity (conductors) & which ones do not (insulators). It also drives home the concept of how a circuit is made. The materials used are household objects and the lab requires students to think critica
Are you studying simple and complex machines? Are you headed to a factory or power plant to get a closer look at what machines can do? Use this simple, printable sheet to keep your students engaged during your trip. Designed with ESL students in mind, but works well for all students.
Three assessment used in my 9th grade Physical Science classes for the unit on speed, velocity, & acceleration. There are two variations of the same test to give out and/or to use for reassessing. The third assessment is a modified version used for the ELL and/or SPED students. Each assessmen
1. The meaning of Energy
* with pictures
2. Sources of Energy
* The sun, Biomass, Geothermal, Wind, Hydropower, Coal, Oil,
Natural gas, Nuclear
3. Types of Energy Sources
* Renewable and Non-renewable Sources of energy
* with the Advantages and Disadvantages
Light is the kind of energy that makes it possible for us to see. Without light there would be no life on earth. Green plants use the sun’s light to grow and produce food. In this process they produce oxygen, which we need to breathe. Without plants there would be no animals or food.
Contents : 10
Nuclear power gives us about 17 % of the world’s electricity. Some countries produce more nuclear power than others. France, for example, gets about 75 % of its energy from nuclear power plants, the USA only 15 %. Many countries don’t have any nuclear energy at all.
Contents : 9 pages
Everything is made up of atoms. Each one of them has three particles : protons, neutrons and electrons. Electrons spin around the centre of an atom. They have a negative charge. Protons, which are in the centre of atoms, have a positive charge.
Contents : 10 pages
-Conductors and I
I created these vocabulary words based off of the FOSS unit, Balance and Motion for grade 2. This is a great complementary file to the Balance and Motion Toy Assessment in my shop. Included in this file:
- 1 set of vocabulary cards for your science word wall/bulletin board.
- A Quizlet link for stu
Mem Art Video: SVA
Differentiating between speed, velocity and acceleration.
Mem Art (memory art) designed to organize the difference between speed, velocity and acceleration.This drawing is great for reviews, explaining and to use on supplemental aids for state tests.
Key Vocabulary: speed, velo
This is great for mainstream, SPED and English language learners. You have front-loaded vocabulary, visual representations of Kinetic and Potential energy and it's EASY PREP!!! I also provide teacher directions and a key...
-Print pages 3, 4, 5 and 6 of this document for each group.
-Have the stud
A magnet is a piece of rock or metal that can pull other metals towards it. The force of magnets is called magnetism. Together with gravity and electricity it is a basic force of nature. Early humans discovered magnets and magnetism thousands of years ago.
Contents : 5 pages
-What is a magnet?
Mem Art Video: ABS Graph and I Don't Care Graph
Differentiating between distance/time graphs and speed/time graphs.
Mem Art (memory art) designed to organize distance/time graphs and speed/time graphs. This drawing is great for reviews, explaining and to use on supplemental aids for state tests.
Let’s learn about Galileo Galilei! Why was he famous and what did he discover? Let’s find out with this 10-page biography. Exercises, puzzles and other fun stuff are included!
Page 1 - 2: His Life (reading)
Page 3: Exercise: open questions & gap-fill
Page 4: Exercise
X-rays are high energy waves that are invisible. They are useful because they can pass through many things that normal light cannot. For example, doctors can see inside the human body and security guards at airports can see inside your handbag.
Contents : 4 pages
-Discovery of x-rays
Let’s learn about Isaac Newton! Why was he famous and what did he discover? Let’s find out with this 10-page biography. Exercises, puzzles and other fun stuff are included!
Page 1 - 2: His Life (reading)
Page 3: Exercise: open questions & gap-fill
Page 4: Exercise: t
No matter what content you teach, listening skills are very important. One of the best ways to make sure that a student is listening is to have the students listen to short videos about concepts. This activity requires that the students watch a four minute video about Pascal's law and answer six
This is quick listening and viewing activity to help students to practice listening skills and understand the concept of the compressibility of gases.
You will need access to YouTube to do this activity.