Do you students have questions about winter? Why is winter is cold? Why does salt make snow melt? Why is snow white? This product will answer all your students' winter questions with science literacy activities, experiments and crafts (with a little common core too)!
This product includes science articles and activities that explain winter phenomena with physics, earth science, biology and chemistry. This product includes 12 science articles and 6 activities, including Blubber Glove Experiment, and Make-You-Own Snowflake, Ice Cream and Igloo Crafts! Answer key included.
Questions reflect Common Core Reading Standards for Informative Text. Use the readings and questions for close reading and science literacy in both science and ELA classrooms.
What do you know about winter?
When does winter begin?
Why is winter cold?
Why is snow white?
How do snowflakes get their shape?
Make your own snowflake Activity
Why aren’t there thunderstorms in the winter?
Why do bears hibernate?
If I hibernated during the winter… Activity
Why are polar bears white?
Blubber Glove Experiment
Why do I get colds in the winter?
Why do I get a flu shot before every winter?
Why can I skate on ice?
Why does salt make snow and ice melt?
Make your own ice cream Activity
Is it warm inside an igloo?
Build your own igloo Activity
Teacher Notes includes the Flesch-Kincaid Score for each reading. The score varies between 3.7 and 7.2 which converts to a CC reading band of 2nd grade and 8th grade. Please view the preview for a complete breakdown of reading difficulty.
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