This science experiment uses celery and colored water to show how a stem of a plant works to carry water to the rest of the plant. Students learn about capillary action and are able to see where water and nutrients go when absorbed by a plant.
This power point introduces the different types of variables in investigations. It includes examples of investigations and what the variables would be. There are 2 slides at the end that give the students a chance to set up an investigation using
This is a power point that will help students understand the different types of variables involved in the scientific method, and why it is important to have variables for a fair test. Each slide gives an example of a scientific question. Based on
Assessment of major organs of the human body, their function, and their body system in which they belong. Includes a table of the organ's picture, and space for the students to write in their answers. A word bank is included to assist students
This is a one-page assignment in which students will choose 2 planets to research. They will record their information for each planet on one table, allowing them to compare and contrast the 2 planets. There are 3 questions listed below to give
This activity will assist students in learning about names of organs, their function, and the body system that they are part of. They will first study the organized chart that shows a picture of the organs, their name, their function, and the body
This is a table that lists the 5 groups of vertebrates and how they are classified. A great way to organize the information, and it helps the students see similarities and differences among the 5 groups. I have them fill this out as they are
When writing research papers, I found that my students were having difficulty starting their sentences when adding more information to their paper. They were used to starting with transition words when writing narrative and expository papers, so