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Spend the crazy days before Thanksgiving practicing skills and harnessing the energy students have towards science!
Students travel through the traditional Thanksgiving day with stations designed to each tradition.
STATION 1: 5K Turkey Trot- students conduct a heart rate experiment with jumping jacks
STATION 2: Students design a parade Float 'Flinker" in this stem activity
STATION 3: COOK A TURKEY- students sequence a list of steps to cooking a turkey
STATION 4: THANKFUL TREE- students reflect on what they have to be thankful for
STATION 5: LITERACY- students read information about why Americans get sleepy after Thanksgiving dinner; answer some questions, then decide the cause
STATION 6: FOOTBALL INFLATION- students create a line graph and write conclusions based on data on the distance a football can travel at different PSI.
This is an awesome compilation of activities that will keep your students ENGAGED and on task before the holiday!
Materials listed by station:
1.Timer, direction worksheets (1 per group)
2.Helium balloon (or several)- you can get these for $1 at the dollar store!, various recycled materials, weights like paper clips of different sizes, washers of different sizes, tape, balance, direction worksheets (1 per group), timer
3.Scissors and glue, direction worksheets (1 per group), cut and paste worksheets (1 per person)
4.Thankful tree worksheet 1 per person (in lab sheet)
5.Directions worksheet (1 per group)
6.Reading worksheet and questions in lab sheet (1 per person)