Energy Grades 1-3
What is energy and where does it come from? These are difficult but essential concepts for children to understand. Our hands-on activities will provide students with a solid basis to understanding energy, while practicing critical thinking skills and having fun....
Energy Grades 4-6
Building on their present knowledge base, students will have the opportunity to learn about various types of energy using the five-step investigative method. The topics covered are: Light and Sound Energy Conservation of Energy States of Energy Energy Sources Electrical...
Force & Motion Grades 1-3
Use this resource to teach your students the various types of force and motion, to broaden their knowledge of basic concepts, develop skills including inquiry, design, and communication, and develop the opportunity to relate science and technology to life outside...
Force & Motion Grades 4-6
Use this resource to teach your students about force and motion, air pressure, gravity, centripetal force just to name a few. Broaden their basic knowledge, while developing skills including inquiry, design, and communication, and initiate a discussion relating science and...
Light & Sound Grades 1-3
Light and sound are everywhere, but hard to define. These age-appropriate activities will provide your students with a solid basis for exploring these concepts with confidence. Experiments with laser beams and hands-on models will delight students as they learn about...
Light & Sound Grades 4-6
The activities and experiments in this book fall under eight topics: What is Sound? Pitch and Intensity How does Sound Travel? Humans and Sound What is Light? Brightness and Reflections Color and Light Energy The five-step investigative process is used...
Magnets Grades 1-3
What is a magnet and how does it work? These simple but fun hands-on activities and experiments will put your students in charge of their own learning as they are given the tools and guidance to discover the fascinating world...
Matter & Materials Grades 1-3
What is the world made of? Through hands-on activities and experiments, students will enjoy exploring the world around them as they practice science skills like observing and concluding. Games like "Simon Says" bring the realm of atoms and particles to...
Physical Science Grade 1
The experiments in this book. relate to four aspects of physical science: Materials, Objects, and Building Things Energy In Our Lives Force and Motion Creating Color In each section, you will find teacher notes designed to provide you guidance with...
Physical Science Grade 2
The experiments in this book relate to four aspects of physical science: Movement: Properties of Solids, Liquids, and Gases Buoyancy and Boats Magnets Hot and Cold Temperature. In each section, you will find teacher notes designed to provide you guidance...
Physical Science Grade 3
The experiments in this book relate to four aspects of physical science: Strong and Stable Structures Building With a Variety of Materials and Testing Designs Forces Causing Movement Hearing and Sound In each section, you will find teacher notes designed...
Physical Science Grade 4
The experiments in this book relate to four aspects of physical science: Pulleys and Gears Wheels and Levers Building Devices and Vehicles that Move Light and Sound; and Shadows In each section, you will find teacher notes designed to provide...
Physical Science Grade 5
The experiments in this book relate to these four aspects of physical science: Properties of and Changes in Matter, Chemistry in the Classroom Forces and Simple Machines Forces Acting on Structures and Mechanisms Mechanisms Using Electricity; and Electricity and Magnetism...
Physical Science Grade 6
The experiments in this book relate to these four aspects of physical science: Air and Aerodynamics Characteristics of Flight Electricity Electrical Devices In each section, you will find teacher notes designed to provide you guidance with the learning intention, the...
Physical Science Grade 7
The experiments in this book relate to these four aspects of physical science: Structural Form and Function Heat and Temperature Chemistry of Pure Substances Mixtures In each section, you will find teacher notes designed to provide you guidance with the...
Physical Science Grade 8
The experiments in this book relate to four aspects of physical science: Fluids and Dynamics Systems in Action Light Optical Systems In each section, you will find teacher notes designed to provide you guidance with the learning intention, the success...
The Nature of Matter Grades 5-8
Fascinating Activities to Boost Science Skills The core of understanding phases of matter is to understand the Particle Theory. This theory and its many versatile applications are explained in this book. The subject is broken down into bite-sized activities that...
Parts of an Airplane Lesson Plan Grade 4+ with Google Slides & Printables
Students will learn about parts of an airplane using a variety of question formats and hands-on opportunities to test students' knowledge of the topic and help them integrate what they have learned. The clear, straightforward presentation of essential facts, the...
Air Pressure Activities Grades 4-6
Have your students use this activity to answer the question: Is air pressure strong enough to hold water against gravity? 6 pages
All Kinds of Structures Grade 1
Introduce your students to the wonderful world of shapes and structures. Begin with the reproducible storybook, "A Visit to Shapeville", to teach the concept of structures. Reinforce and extend students learning with 30 follow up activities that integrate science with...
An Electrical Current Experiment Grades 4-6
The power that we actually use in our homes is called current electricity. It is made up of millions of electrons moving in the same direction. In this lesson plan students will make a simple circuit to demonstrate the presence...
Benjamin Franklin Lesson Grades 4-6
Read this lesson plan and answer the true or false quiz about Benjamin Franklin. 3 pages.
Brightness and Reflections Gr. 4-6 Lesson
Students will learn that the shape of a shadow is determined by the shape of the surface of an object turned toward the light. They will discover the difference between transparent, translucent, and opaque. Your class will conduct an experiment...
Casting Shadows Lesson Grade 4
Students will learn how to distinguish transparent materials from opaque materials by examining their shadows. This lesson plan includes teacher notes and six worksheets.
Centripetal Force Activities Grades 4-6
Have your students use this lesson plan to find out if centripetal force increases the faster an object spins around the center and how it acts on water. 5 pages
Centripetal Force Experiments Grades 1-3
Use these four worksheets with experiments to help your students understand centripetal force. 5 pages
Chemical Energy Gr. 1-3
In this demonstration, you will show how chemical reactions cause a release of energy. 3 pages, with answer key.
Color Lesson Gr. 4-6
Students will learn about the relationship between light and color. They will discover that light is made up of many different colors and can be broken into its components. They will relate this knowledge to technology around them and to...
Compound Machines Lesson Grade 2
Students will learn how simple machines work together in many objects we use each day to make everyday tasks easier. This lesson plan includes teacher notes and four worksheets. 5 pages.
Conductors of Electricity Lesson Gr. 4-6
Conductors are materials that will allow the flow of an electric current. In this experiment, you will be testing how well different conductors work. You will need a 6-volt battery, 3 pieces of plastic-coated wire, 2 paper clips and 2...
Conservation of Energy Lesson Gr. 4-6
Using their present and prior knowledge base, students will begin to examine and explore the forms of energy that they encounter daily, their sources, and reflect on how we can conserve energy in our society. Through a variety of experiments...
Constructing A Birdfeeder Grade 1 Lesson
This lesson plan consists of teacher notes and two worksheets. Students will learn using problem-solving skills and acknowledge acquired from previous investigations to design and build a birdfeeder.
Current Electricity Lesson Grades 4-6
This component will teach your students about current electricity and how electricity travels. This lesson includes: 1 information card with 2 follow-up activities 2 pages of electricity symbols and circuits. 6 pages
Echoes and Traveling Sound Gr. 1-3 (eLesson Plan)
Use these four activities to learn about the speed of sound, how sound travels, blocking sound and echoes. 12 pages, answer key included.