Bulletin board activities, which encourage interactivity, are perhaps the best type of display to engage and involve students. Students spend more time viewing and attempting to understand these types of bulletin boards. Students are able to move pieces around, solve puzzles, and answer problems and questions. This type of kinesthetic learning encourages students to build understanding and introduces new concepts in an exciting way.
Science Bulletin Board Activities Volume 1 includes the following activity (and appropriate patterns):
ECOSYSTEMS: The object is to determine animals that would live in the different ecosystems.
And includes the following display:
OXYGEN CYCLE: The object is to explain each part of the oxygen cycle.
PLANTS CHANGE: The object is see how seasons affect plants.
And includes the following classroom activity helps:
CLOUDS: The object is to keep a weather record to determine if clouds can help predict the weather.
CHAINS OF FOOD: The object is to match common foods with their original food source.