The PERFECT activities to end the year! No fluff, lots of science and many activities to help your students stay safe and healthy throughout the summer.
Teach your students all about summer, including heat index, heat-related illnesses, skin cancer, poison ivy, sunglasses, mosquito-borne illnesses, Lyme disease, helmet safety, food safety and more!
Product includes 17 science articles with text-dependent questions, 3 science investigation, homemade bubble recipe, s'more solar oven activity and more. Summarize the information in the activities with a summer safety if...then... activity and a summer safety pledge. Key included.
When does summer begin?
Why is the summer hot and humid?
What is heat stroke?
How do air conditioners work?
How does the sun cause suntans and sunburns?
What is skin cancer?
What does SPF mean?
How does insect repellent keep mosquitos away?
Do mosquitos spread disease?
Why do mosquitos bites itch so much?
What is poison ivy?
What is Lyme disease?
What is a rip current?
How do sunglasses protect my eyes?
Why do I have to wear a helmet when riding a bike?
How do you keep your food safe in the sun and heat?
Why do the roads get so hot during the summer?
Light Energy Absorption Investigation
Sun S’more: A Solar Oven Activity (with picture directions)
Homemade Bubble Solution Recipe
Bubble Science Investigation
Summer Safety If… Then… Worksheet
Summer Safety Pledge
Teacher Notes includes the Flesch-Kincaid Score for each reading. The score varies between 5.1 and 7.7 which converts to a CC reading band of 2nd grade to 8th grade. Please view the preview for a complete breakdown of reading difficulty.
Drawings by Stephanie Elkowitz.
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