This density game helps science students review and practice their density calculation skills. This game gives students a chance for repeated practice in a fun, competitive format.
In this activity, students play a war-like game called "sink or swim" in order to practice using the formula for ca
Here are some of the resources I use for teaching sink or float! I've included vocabulary cards, a prediction and result recording sheet, a student KWL chart and a cut/glue sort. Happy teaching!
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This 53 page product was created to be used with the book "I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic 1912" by Lauren Tarshis, and is aligned to the Common Core standards. This book is rated a Reading Level 4, but could easily be used at the end of third grad
This is a bundle that is filled with all of my Biology specific coloring sheets that I use in my classroom. The included sheets are as follows...
1. Biomes (Key included)
2. Carbon Cycle
4. Cell Cycle/Mitosis
5. Cellular Functions
6. DNA and Genetics Introduction
7. Biomolecules (Carb
Sink or float? Kids are naturally curious about their world!. This easy sink or float STEM activity is amazing! My students were engaged, learning, and having meaningful buddy/collaborative conversations about why they think an object will sink or float! I am telling you this activity is teaching n
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This 28-page booklet-style Novel Study is designed to follow students throughout the entire book.
The questions are based on reading comprehension, strategies and skills. This novel study contains many different types of questions for students to think about a
STEM Sink the Marshmallow Challenge is an exciting way to promote critical thinking skills and problem solving. Students must problem solve to sink a marshmallow.
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Students do an experiment to determine if common objects sink or float, then apply their knowledge by cutting out pictures of the objects and placing them on a picture of a tank of water.
More Cut and Paste Science! A great way to review, re-teach and assess!
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STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. (This acronym can also be spelled “STEAM” in which the “A” stands for art.)
This packet is full of fun, hands-on, innovative STEM activities that your preschool, kindergarten, and first grade students are sure to love.
FREE Science Experiment: Sink or Float (buoyancy, candy, Halloween, Christmas, Easter)
Sink or float science activities are great for introducing the scientific process to young students. This is a cute record sheet for the traditional sink or float candy experiment.
Skills addressed include fo
Take the work out of differentiating instruction withe these fun and engaging science activities. Perfect for younger grades and special education!
This download includes:
- picture sorts
- prediction cards
- word sorts
- vocabulary pages
- science notebook entries
- graphic organizer
Are you looking for a unit that is ready to teach? This is it. Based on the book "I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912", this unit is wrapped up and ready for the classroom. This set is unlike many of the others you will find in that it contains my actual lesson plans, laid out daily, giving
In this hands-on investigation students will work in groups to observe different objects in water in order to determine if they float or sink. They will make predictions, carry out the lab, record their results and finish up by drawing conclusions that will lead to a dynamic class discussion. Includ
This workbook addresses the science topic "sink or float?", which is often part of the curriculum in pre-school and kindergarten.
This 15-page booklet contains cutting and pasting activities, sorting, writing practice, sink or float checklists, coloring pages, and drawing pages. I've also included
Let's face it..... our students are either going to "SINK" over the summer and lose material they have already learned, or they will "SWIM" and stay ahead of the game and prepared for the next grade level!
This packet "Sink or Swim" will be the perfect packet to keep your soon to be 2nd graders rea
I Survived: The Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 by Lauren Tarshis Novel Study
This unit has 48 pages full of vocabulary and comprehension questions. It is set up so that vocabulary is done for two chapters at a time, the two chapters are read, and then there are comprehension questions for those two c
Enjoy this free resource during your apple week in school. Children will see if an apple, 1/2 an apple, apple seeds, and an apple stem sinks or floats. On each page children will make a hypothesis, tally, graph, find the results, and write a conclusion.
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Floating and Sinking Assessment
Prediction sheet can be laminated and reused then follow up activity of cutting and pasting the floating or sinking items into the correct place (above or below the water) used as further assessment evidence.
Sink or Float bundle: class book and interactive booklets include:
-A Sink or Float class book to read before conducting a science experiment to see which items sink and which items float. The items in the page can be easily found around schools.
-An interactive easy reader that is leveled. Stude
Boost engagement with this fun, interactive resource about buoyancy (sink or float). It includes vocabulary cards, individual and group sorting activities, graphic organizers, a coloring sheet, a word building activity, a drawing sheet and more! It works great for boosting academic vocabulary while
This product's a great way to teach your students all about the concept of sink and float and different objects that fall into those categories.
Pg. 3 - 16: Definitions/Labels/Sorting Cards: 1/2 page title cards and definitions for Sink and Float. 12 picture cards for things that
This float or sink pack is great as a whole group activity sheet, small group, or independent work!
- float or sink record sheet (where students test objects and record them under the appropriate category
- prediction record sheet (where students predict, and then test objects)
This is a great picture sort with realistic looking pictures of 8 objects that sink and 8 objects that float. This activity includes labels with pictures for children that cannot read. You can cut out these pictures and laminate them for continued use in the classroom or have students cut these out,
This mini science unit is great to do while it's still warm outside! We love to do this one every year at the end of the week to make for a fun end to the week and a FUN FRIDAY! Students experiment with different objects to see which will sink and which will float.
This mini unit includes:
This project tests student ability to predict whether an object would sink or float. As an extension, have students see if they can make an object change depending on how they drop it or place it in the water.
This comprehensive pack includes 295 pages of materials to last you all month long---literally! Included in this product is:
-45 Word Wall Words (For Valentine's Day, Groundhog Day, Abraham Lincoln, & George Washington)
-16 Math Stations (for every week--story problems, add 2,3,4,5 (one for each
Just Mrs. Jones Comprehension Packets are different because:
-I use as much printable space per page as possible. They’re attractive without wasting a lot of space on unnecessary graphics and margins.
-All my questions are SPECIFIC to the novel. Why pay for questions you could quickly write yourse
This is a STEM activity geared towards Kindergarten through 2nd grade. Included are directions, materials needed, and 3 different STEM scenario sheets (one general about why the students need to make a boat, one geared towards Columbus day, and one geared towards Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims). E
In this fun Science Lesson your students will learn about what sinks and floats by using mini candy bars. Included in this packet you will receive:
- recording sheets
- prediction sheets
- conclusion (what I learned) sheet
- headings for a Science Fair board (if you choose to use this for your schoo
This is an anticipation guide to introduce and teach the concepts of: sink, float, buoyancy, capacity, cargo, and boat. It begins with an interactive page where kids can guess whether the items sink or float. (The items spin, flash, etc. and you can have the kids write S for sink and F for float usi
Will your pumpkin sink or float? Ansewer this question with this great pumpkin experiment. This kit comes with the class page where they can survey thier class and graph their result, but it also comes with a graph header and voting cards to make a class graph.
This is a webquest activity that has students analyze four different accounts of the sinking of the Titanic, and find similarities and differences amongst the accounts.
The accounts of this event are in a variety of formats, from multiple sources (a video interview with a Titanic surv
This October bundle includes math stations, literacy stations, science experiments, word wall words, interactive poetry notebook, writing prompts, morning work, and positive notes home highlighting the themes of Halloween, Christopher Columbus, Bats, & Fire Safety! This is literally everything y
I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 by Lauren Tarshis is a popular book among elementary students. Use this file during literature circles, guided reading, or whole class read alouds. This file includes:
-comprehension questions for chapters (broken into groups of 3 chapters at a time)
This packet includes picture directions, supplies list/checklist, 4 differentiated worksheets, and a black and white color page. Each worksheet emphasizes the scientific method; hypothesis, observations, experiment, and conclusion.
The first worksheet is for students that do not yet write or have
Directions: Print out a set of the two recording sheets for each student.
Set up a large bucket with water. Have objects listed on recording sheets available.
Each student should have a recording sheet. Have students make predictions about which objects may sink and which ones will float and hav
A set of sink or float clip art! Includes graphics of kids at centers and items used for sink or float experiments.
- 48 Graphics (24 in color, 24 in black and white)
- 300 DPI files (nice crisp printing!)
- PNGs (PNG files have transparent backgrounds)
This file includes two pages. One page has items that you might find in your classroom to experiment with for sink or float. Students will make predictions first, then use the results recording sheet to record what actually happened.
Use the large "Sink" and "Float" boards to sort the items in the picture choice squares. Have the student sort before or after an actual real item experiment. A blank picture choice square page is included to insert your own custom items.
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This is a worksheet created for preschool and pre-k children to write their predictions and results during an experiment on different objects that either sink or float. There are two worksheets. The first is simplified and specific to certain objects. It is geared toward the preschool/pre-k level
This form goes along with an interactive experiement. Once you've discussed why an object sinks or floats, have your students use clay or dough to make a "boat:" that should float. It doesn't really matter if it does or not. They will need to draw their boat, and answer three short response style qu
The Sink or Float packet has a book that explains why things sink or float in terms that kids can understand. It also has a cut and paste sink and float activity that uses objects that can be found in most classrooms. It would be easy for a teacher to create a sink in float center based of this she
Engineering Challenge- Design a FLINKER that doesn't float or sink
Students use simple materials to design an object that will not sink or float but FLINK (or hang out in the middle of the water).
GREAT design challenge for students to be creative, do trial and error and think critically!
This STEM challenge was specially designed for little scientists< It can be used for elementary grades. Students need to create a boat that can hold a quarter using the Ask, Plan, Create, Improve model. Make the challenge more difficult by adding heavier objects.
1. STEM experiment
This is a recording page for a sink or float experiment. The object column is blank, so you can use whatever objects are available to you! There is also a space at the bottom to make conclusions at the end of the experiment.
(You may also want to download my Sink or Float PowerPoint as a quick
Sink or Float- STEAM
Great to use as a companion for the book Chicka Chicka Boom Boom!
Are you trying to incorporate STEAM (STEM) into your classroom that is perfect for little learners? Do you need a quick, easy, minimal prep way to do it?
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Does it float or sink? Students look at four different items and determine if they will float or sink in water and then in alcohol. Since water and alcohol have different densities, the four items will not sink or float the same in the two liquids. Students complete a density table by supplying the
Citing text evidence requires students to look back into the text for evidence to support an idea, answer a question or make a claim. Citing evidence requires students to think more deeply about the text and gives them practice finding evidence to support their ideas, which leads to deeper comprehen
Sink or Float?
We hope you find these activities on density and the STEM challenge to be as successful with your students as we did. We can guarantee that your students will be 100% engaged a