This unit provides students with the opportunity to observe the properties of water and explore with water. Students will observe objects that sink and float in water, compare volumes of water in different size containers, describe the states water is found in, and observe water absorption and objec more
The activities and lesson plans contained in this educator guide for grades K-12 emphasize hands-on science, prediction, data collection and interpretation, teamwork, and problem solving. The guide also contains background information about the history of rockets and basic rocket science.
From Seed to Plant, Egg to Adult introduces students to the life cycles of plants and animals. Students will classify seeds by properties, plant seeds, care for plants, observe and record plant growth, and participate in classroom projects. Students will also observe the life cycle of a ladybug and more
Classroom plants introduces elementary students to the life cycle of plants through observing, growing, and caring for common plants under a variety of conditions. Opportunities are provided for plants to be grown from seeds, cuttings, and roots.This collection is available as downloadable PDFs more
This unit provides students with the opportunity to observe two major types of phenomena in physical science, the states of matter and magnets. Students will observe the three states of matter and how they change from one to another. Students will also explore the properties of magnets. The science more
The learning experiences in the Rocks, Fossils, and Dinosaurs kit supports the New York State Elementary Science Core and its focus on understanding the living environment and physical setting. Through the use of the skills of observing, classifying, collecting data, interpreting data, and manipulat more
By Beth Morrow and Anne Peppers
This unit addresses the Texas Pre-Kindergarten Guideline “Child recognizes, observes, and discusses the relationship of organisms to their environments” (SCVIB3). At the conclusion of this unit, students will know that animals and humans depend on plants more
Students will understand that… • They have five senses. • Humans utilize their five senses to gather information from their environment.
Trinity University and Canyon Ridge Elementary School (San Antonio, Tex.), "My Five Senses" (2008). Understanding by Design: C more