A collection of 5 MORE fun and creative, inquiry-based science experiments that your students will LOVE!
Each experiment includes the following items:
1) A colorful cover
2) Detailed teacher's guide
3) Student Lab Sheet - perfect for keeping students on-task and as an assessment option
4) Most include a summarizing activity - Ticket out the Door slips and/or other necessary sheets
Everything you will need to create a high-interest lesson for your class.
Each experiment is also available for purchase individually - but buying them as a set gives you $1 off per experiment, that's like getting one whole experiment for FREE and $1 off another experiment!
Included in this packet are the following experiments:
The Soda-quarium (Scientific Method)
A perfect experiment for reviewing lab/experiment procedures and safety. Students work through the steps of the scientific method to determine whether diet or regular soda will float in water.
Moon Phases and Eclipses Project (Earth/Space Science)
A fun, creative project that asks students to create colorful booklets illustrating the phases of the moon and eclipses.
Surviving in the Desert (Biology, Life Science)
This experiment gives students an opportunity to practice the steps of the scientific method while completing an easy experiment to answer the question: How do desert plants live on very little water? This experiment is useful at the start of the school year as a way to review lab/experiment safety and procedures, or as an activating strategy or introduction to a unit on biomes, deserts, climate, plants, adaptations, etc.
Discovering Weathering/Erosion (Geology, Earth Science)
This lesson is a terrific activating experiment when beginning a unit on weathering, erosion, rocks/minerals, etc. At the end of the lesson, students should be able to answer the question Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½ Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½What causes rocks to break down?Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½
Hot, Hotter, Hottest! (Physical Science)
This experiment will help students see how different colors absorb and reflect light. Perfect for introducing units on the color spectrum, the sun, light absorption and reflection, etc.