Are you in need of engaging science activities which require scientific and critical thinking? This resource has everything you need to teach science in the month of October!
Included are 4 different October themed challenges (no Halloween references)
(1) Bat Parachutes
(2) Pumpkin Stand
(3) Candy Classifying
(4) Spider Web Design
These investigative challenges do require some materials--most of which you may already have lying around or can be purchased at the $ store OR ask for parents to send in! Here's a list of some things you will need (not a comprehensive list):
-pom pom fuzzy balls
Each science investigation comes with the following:
--colorful photographs to help you visualize the end product
--vocabulary cards in color and b&w
--before/during/after planning and questioning page
--written wrap up worksheet with vocabulary words and scientific writing checklist
You will find all of the above AND more!!
This product covers the following NGSS Standards for 2nd grade:
K-2-ETS1-1. Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.
2-PS1-2. Analyze data obtained from testing different materials to determine which materials have the properties that are best suited for an intended purpose.
2-PS1-1. Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.
K-2-ETS1-3. Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.
Any questions, please send a Q&A before purchasing. Thank you!