In this experiment, students will see which material will melt a square of Hershey's chocolate the quickest using only that material and the sun. This is a great lesson to segway into heat energy and conductors.
This is a "scavenger hunt" to introduce or review European exploration to the New World. Cut out cards and place them in hidden places around the room, then give students recording sheets and set a timer for their scavenger hunt. The last one
I used these with my fourth graders to guide their research projects and grade them. There is a guide for a powerpoint, poster, foldable and skit as well as rubrics and "partner jobs" for the Native American topics we covered. The kids' projects