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Give your students exposure to real world science. Students also need scaffolded support to write well in science. This lesson provides both! Students of all levels can be successful at understanding current science research and issues by using articles geared just for their reading level. Teachers can give students choice of article selection and difficulty level. Lesson includes teacher tips & class presentation. Google Doc student template can be edited to adjust to the perfect student level.
Great student engagement with this Interactive lesson, taste test challenge and experiments on taste chemistry. Students will apply basic chemistry concepts to foods., explore physical and chemical changes, observe evidence of chemical reactions and learn how humans taste foods. Activities include research, data gathering and the CER method of science for investigations. Lesson comes with class presentations, teacher resources, experiments and student response pages.
Here's an awesome unicorn activity your kids will love! These simple unicorn masks are a great way for your little ones to practice their cutting and coloring skills and then they get to go on some magical adventures! You can grab the unicorn mask templates over at Nurtured Neurons! #preschool #kindergarten #unicorncrafts #kidsdiy #diymasks #unicornactivities #unicorns #papercrafts #diytoys #fancydress #learningthroughplay #eyfs #prek
If class ends at 11:45, my students are itching to pack up at 11:40 and want to line up at the door a minute later. I don't know why students swarm the door at the end of the block, but I also remember doing the same thing when I was in high school. Over the years, students lining up at the door has become one of my great pet peeves. Here are some strategies to prevent students from lining up.
Need to teach speed well, thoroughly, but quickly? Let my Calculating Speed Lesson & Lab help. This speed lesson covers how to identify and calculate speed and average speed with engaging images and example problems. Students then apply the concepts and formulas in groups with a fun walking speed lab. Easy to set up lab requires only simple supplies. Student lab pages guide them with data collection, speed calculations and graphing.
Are your looking for an affordable social studies curriculum? Check out my new social studies collection for grades 1 to 2, featuring a variety of activities and reading passages to deepen your students understanding of various social studies concepts. This product includes Social Studies Unit 3 - One World, Many People and is included in my Social Studies Units 1 to 7 Bundle.
Introduce your students to the amazing biodiversity of our nation! Many don’t know what is in their own backyards or in American parks. Help them learn about it and protect it. In this activity, students explore a national park to learn about the ecosystem and will create a product that showcases their knowledge. Students will demonstrate their knowledge of the components that make an ecosystem, including biotic and abiotic factors, feeding relationships & the flow of energy in an ecosystem.
Where did all our water go? Recent droughts continue in the news. Students will explore multiple resources examining worsening drought conditions to better understand human and environmental interaction. Blended learning stations allow students to review sources first hand and apply critical thinking skills. Students complete a variety of tasks to develop different skills that are important for science. Includes class presentation, blended learning station slides and student response pages.
The extreme weather of hurricanes grabs your students' attention with this hurricanes multimedia research project with optional presentation. Lesson includes great videos to demonstrate the size and power of hurricanes! Understanding hurricane formation means that students need to critically think about the uneven heating of Earth, how water and air interact with heat and what happens to people and the environment once hurricanes form.
Students interact with the physics of simple machines daily without realizing it. Open their eyes and critical thinking with this Simple Machines Accessibility STEM / PBL Project. Simple machines lesson sets the stage as students will explore everyday objects as simple machines and begin to understand difficulties people with disabilities may have. For the design challenge, students go through the design process to create product prototypes to enhance the lives of others.
These beginning sounds worksheets are a lovely way to help practice and develop those early reading and pencil skills. This phonics activity covers the letters p, i, and n. They'll have to segment the word to find out the initial sound - then they can color the cute pictures! You can grab them over at Nurtured Neurons today! #phonics #phonicsworksheets #phonicslearning #phonicsactivity #preschool #kindergartenworksheets #phonicsgame #earlyyears #earlyreading #eyfs #satpin
No one could give me a student-friendly definition of "world literature." This informational nonfiction article gives students insight into what "world literature" means and includes 10 side-by-side questions designed to guide and focus reading and reflection. Because I think teaching more diverse literature is an important part of being an English teacher, this resource is FREE! Updated to include a fillable .pdf, Google Slides, and self-grading Google Form!
Practical secondary ESL/ELL resources for the entire school year: lessons, novel study guides, reading strategies, project ideas, speaking, reading, writing activities, and assessment tools. #backtoschool #ESL #ELL #secondarylearners #teachingESLlearners #novelstudy #readingskills #listening #writing #speaking #readingstrategies #bundlesavings #tpt #ESLresources #differentiatedinstruction #guidedwriting #writingjournal #readingjournals #tpt #VersatileTeacherToolkit
Explore chemistry topics with Chemistry Podcast Student Choice Activity. We all LOVE a good podcast! PRESS PLAY to excite and engage your students with chemistry. Student choice to select a podcast, listen, learn & explore, then complete the summary questions. Flexibility of the podcasts lets this be a homework assignment, an in class exploration, distance learning, self paced or structured lesson, whatever you need! Pick a topic, press play, listen & learn, then reflect!
Animal adaptations are a key part of understanding science and the surrounding environment. Ask your students, how could you survive a 150 mph hurricane? What would you need to change about yourself? Students will analyze a science article that relates the impact that hurricanes have on the evolution of local anole lizards. This case study introduces the interconnections between natural events & selective pressures organisms face. Great discussions with lesson suggestions for class interactions.
Creative STEM CER SBG Project great for end of year or cumulative end of unit science activity! Students develop a wind powered car through designing models, data collection and the CER method. They will challenge themselves and their creativity. Tasks are broken into daily goals that can be shaped to fit your timeline. Includes presentation (18 slides) with project guidelines, timeline, teacher information, car testing & trials setup. Student CER lab pages with SBG rubric (digital & printable).
PRESS PLAY to excite and engage your students with this fun digital choice board utilizing science podcasts. Lesson provides great science podcasts resources for your students to explore Physics, Chemistry, Astronomy and more. Flexibility of the choice board lets this be a homework assignment, an in class exploration, distance learning, self paced or structured lesson, whatever you need! Pick a topic, press play, listen & learn, then reflect! Your class will have lots of new knowledge to share.
Earth Science/Geology Project Choice Mega Menu includes FANTASTIC interactive resources! Truly student choice with 8 Topics x 8 Products for 64 Combinations! Topics include crystals, earthquakes, volcanoes, the rock cycle and more! Under each topic are several sub-topics & resources. I cannot stress enough the range and flexibility of this project mega menu! Geology is a fascinating science. Give this in depth and intriguing project choice menu to open their eyes to the possibilities.
Our oceans are in a fight against plastic pollution from humans. The environmental impact can be seen in the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and on our beaches threatening the stability of ecosystems and their wildlife. Human's are greatly dependent on ocean systems. Students will research and explore ocean plastic pollution learning about unique and exciting new research. You class will be talking about this lesson for a long time after they are done!
This sweet Ukrainian folk tale is now adapted into a short play for younger students, grades 3 to 5. This is the story of a quick-thinking cat who has some imaginative ideas for saving his friend the rooster from becoming the main course for the fox family. This is suitable for students whether stu...