Science Challenge Projects

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
Formats Included
  • PPTX
45 pages
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Science Challenge Projects

Do you need something more exciting for your high achieving science students that are ready to move beyond the basics? This resource includes 10 content-based science challenges that students can complete independently or in pairs.

What projects are included?

• Designer Alien

• Build a Periscope

• Create an Ecosystem

• Conserving Earth’s Resources

• Organ Model

• Experimental Design: Ice Melt

• Food Web

• Planet Study

• Building Pyramids

• Renewable Energy News

What does each activity include?

• Teacher Information Page

• Student Directions with Requirements and 3 Project Options

• Student Planning Page

• Editable Rubric

When can you use this?

• while students are in stations or receiving more teacher support

• during RTI or Intervention and Enrichment Block

• during technology class

• when integrating science with research skills

• challenge for students at the end of a unit

• challenge for GT students

What do I need?

These are very easy prep for the teacher! You will need student copies and basic classroom supplies. Students will need access to the internet for most of the projects so they can effectively research the topic. You can learn more about the required resources in the preview.


Important Product Notes

• Please check the preview to see more of what is included.

• While the rubrics are editable, the rest of the file is secured and cannot be edited.

• The file must be opened in PowerPoint.

• This file is included in the 5th Grade Science Bundle {Texas Edition}.

Total Pages
45 pages
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