Summer Science Reading Passages and Activities

Summer Science Reading Passages and Activities
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(3 MB|86 pages)
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About this Product

This product includes 17 reading passages 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. Answer 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?

Sunscreen Investigation

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

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.

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Spring Science Articles and Activities

Winter Science Articles and Activities

Fall Science Articles and Activities

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86 pages
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