iLearn Science | Scientific Method, CER, Lab Activities, Back to School, Tools

Grade Levels
4th - 6th
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75 slides and 75 pages
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iLearn Science Slides and Lab Activities will help you kick off your year of science fun! Perfect for Back to School! Your students will learn about safety, tools, measurement, data analysis, and either the scientific method or C-E-R (claim, evidence, reasoning).

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UPDATED FOR 2022: Added more exploration stations, updated slides, new differentiated notes booklet + digital student notes, added C-E-R version of Skittles investigation, added printable + Google Forms quiz with key

A suggested teaching guide provides a suggestion of how to schedule 10 days of iLearn Science.

This file includes:

Lesson 1: What is science? discussion slides, notes, & notebook activity

Lesson 2: How do we practice safety? discussion slides, notes, & notebook activity

Lesson 3: Which tools do we use for observation? discussion slides, notes, and exploration stations

Lesson 4: Which tools do we use for measurement? discussion slides, notes, and exploration stations

Lesson 5: Which measurement system is used in science? discussion slides, notes, and notebook sorting activity

Lesson 6: How is data collected and analyzed? discussion slides, notes, and calculating averages practice

Lesson 7: What are graphs? discussion slides, notes, and reading a graph practice

Lesson 8: How do scientists investigate? discussion slides, notes, and following a procedure practice

Lesson 9: Choose either What is the scientific method? or What is C-E-R? to complete the Skittles investigation

Assessment: 10 question quiz in printable format and Google Forms


Science Materials

In order to do all of the activities, you will need a variety of common science materials.

Exploration Stations: hand lens, magnet, prism, mirror or microscope, balance, spring scale, centimeter ruler, timer or stopwatch, 100 mL graduated cylinders, thermometers

Candy Investigation: cups, Skittles, spoons or stirring rods, stopwatch, thermometer


Additional Recommended Resources

Scientific Method Task Cards

Science Measurement Charts

Do you teach 2nd or 3rd grade? Try iLearn Science Jr.


Product Notes

1. This file is great for NGSS and almost any state's science process skills standards.

2. This file is not editable.

3. This file is included in the 5th Grade Science Bundle {Texas Edition} and 5th Grade NGSS Science Bundle.

Total Pages
75 slides and 75 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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