Kids can’t wait to jump into science class each year! Get excited to teach it with this great Welcome to Science Unit!
Don’t worry about planning your first science classes!
You’ll get the 3 lesson plans for second to fifth grade
(lasting between 1 and 2 weeks depending on your class). Each lesson includes multiple online additional resources, such as games and videos to mix it up!
Easily set up your class bulletin board and science word wall
with include science tool printables and vocabulary words!
You can get your centers started
with an engaging, easy to learn science center
aligned with ELA Common Core Standards! Your students will be making observations and inferences all year!
Watch your students become scientists with their personal sized “What is A Scientist” anchor chart
they can reference all year! You can also print your class-sized copy (17”X22”)!
The perfect first page in an interactive science notebook or journal!
Observe Hand Lens
Predict Measuring cup
Hypothesis Tape Measurer
Download the preview to see most of the included pages!
This unit is aligned with the following standards for grades 2-5:
The Common Core ELA and Math Standards
Next Generation Science Standards
Virginia Science SOLs
Florida Sunshine State Science Standards!
Your Download Includes:
- “Welcome To Science” Bulletin Board Printables
~Science Vocabulary Word Cards
For Word Wall or Bulletin Board
~Science Tool Names and Picture Cards
for Word Wall or Bulletin Board
~ “What is A Scientist?” Anchor Chart
- Poster Sized (17”X22”) and Full-page Sized for students
~ 1-2 Week Entry to Science Unit With Lesson Plans
o Three lessons
• “What is A Scientist?”
• “How Do Scientists Find Answers?”
• “What are Some Science Tools?”
~Lesson Plans and Materials
• 4 Interactive Reading Passages
• 1 Experiment
• 1 Critical Thinking Warm-Up
• 2 Vocabulary Assessments
• Additional Online Resources
~Observations and Inferences Science Center
o Two Player Game with Recording Sheet
o Next Generation Science Standards
o Common Core Math and ELA Standards
o Virginia SOLs
o Florida Sunshine State Standards
Check out my other science resources!
Learn About Thermometeras and Temperature Centers and Activities Bundle
Match the Predator and Prey Worksheet
Color the Producer, Consumer, and Decomposer Freebee!
What Do I Eat? Herbivore, Omnivore, and Carnivore Sorting
Food Chain Leveled Reading Passages Emergent Through Third Grade
All About Plants and Animals Writing Activity and Center
Food Chain Vocabulary Posters, Notes, Reading, and Extension Activity
Cut and Paste Food Chains
The Food Chain Game and Science Centers