It's Show and Tell for elementary science! Far Out Finds by Kay Davidson is a great activity to engage students in science, research, oral presentation, and higher level thinking. Even the youngest scientists look forward to this every week!
TOC: Overview of Components
What is a Far Out Find?
“Far Out Finds” Rules
Letter to Parents
Task Cards for the Student Presentation
Simple 6™ Presentation Rubric for Far Out Finds
How to Convert a Rubric Score to a %
Student Notebook Cover
Note-taking Template for Life Science
Note–taking Template for Earth and Space Science
Note-taking Template for Physical Science
Note-taking Template for Health
Identification of Standards Categories and Levels of Thinking
This packet has everything you need to get started this week!
Far Out Finds is a great way to empower students, integrate subjects, cover multiple standards, and allow students to engage in higher level thinking! If you decide to create a final exam, you’ll be shocked to see the amount of information students retain—even at GR 3!