February Activities for Science

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Need engaging science activities for February? These print and digital science activities include seasonal concepts, a STEM activity, several hands-on activities, classroom demonstrations, and reading articles for students to learn more about the world around them. February science topics cover Groundhog's Day, Super Bowl Sunday, Presidents' Day, Heart Health Day, and Valentine's Day. Science topics cover measurement, engineering, hibernation and groundhogs, surface tension, changes in matter, and the circulatory system. In addition, students will read about the scientist of the month, Steve Jobs. All activities have printable and digital remote learning options to allow for flexibility of distribution in your science classroom. These science lessons can be used for sub plans, supplement topical science concepts, as enrichment activities, or in a distance learning classroom.

February Science Topics cover:

  • Heart Health Day - February 1
  • Groundhog's Day - February 2
  • Super Bowl Sunday
  • Valentine's Day - February 14
  • Presidents' Day

Students will learn about:

  • Circulatory ( Cardiovascular ) human body system
  • Hibernation and Groundhogs
  • Problem-solving and engineering
  • Measurement
  • Changes in matter
  • Surface tension
  • Famous scientist, Steve Jobs

February science and activities include:

  • Teacher instructions to distribute the digital versions through your secure learning management system such as Google Classroom, Schoology, SeeSaw, etc.
  • Tips and ideas to complete the STEM activities in your classroom or through a remote learning environment.
  • Printable and digital components for:
    • Heart Health: Includes five pages of teacher instructions and activities to teach students about blood components and how to keep their hearts healthy. These cardiovascular system activities can be used to recognize either Heart Health Day or Valentine's Day.
    • Groundhog's Day: This activity will have students use student-friendly links to research and learn about groundhogs. The Google Slide, Powerpoint, or PDF activity will teach students about the origins and traditions of Groundhog's Day as well as hibernation and the life of a groundhog.
    • Football Science: Get into the spirit of the Big Game using these two activities that will have students practice their measurement skills and problem-solve to create a goal post out of materials to save the Super Bowl.
    • Presidential Pennies: Celebrate Presidents' Day by teaching students about the history of the penny, learn the best materials to clean tarnished pennies, learn why the Statue of Liberty is green and not brown, and learn about surface tension. The six printable pages will walk you through completing the activities with your students and include student-friendly instructions. Digital copies are included to allow remote learners to participate in the fun.
    • Scientist in the News: Students will learn about the life of the famous scientist Steve Jobs through a one-page reading with two comprehension questions.

Feedback from teachers:

  • This is a great resource for adding monthly themed science activities to a classroom. I especially loved the football-themed one. My students love a variety of science experiments and investigations, and this product provides that variety. Everything is well organized and easy to use. Thank you!
  • A lovely bundle with great learning opportunities as students do the research and activities. Thanks.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts.
Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; provide an accurate summary of the text distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6–8 texts and topics.
By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend science/technical texts in the grades 6–8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
NGSS3-5-ETS1-3
Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.

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