Bulletin Boards Galore!
I finished the three main bulletin boards that are in my classroom over the weekend! I am so happy with the way they turned out. My first ...
Day & Night (2010 film)
Pixar's "Day and Night" short film. I used this today for a first grade science lesson on day sky vs. night sky and it was a PERFECT set. It highlights some of the good things about each to get the wheels turning in their head, and the kids really enjoyed it! I followed it up by a Venn diagram of day and night that we completed as a class.
It's that time of year. . .PUMPKINS!! I love pumpkins, and really anything to do with Fall. Here is an observation sheet for students to use when examining a pumpkin. . . Click here to download Pumpkin Investigation Page!
How To Make This Teacher's Heart Happy...
I know it sounds so cliche, but truly, my favorite thing about teaching is seeing that "light bulb" go off and watching a kid realize they u...
Science Tool Speed Date
Have students travel around and complete a 2-3 minute task with each tool. This is a fun way to introduce science tools at the beginning of the year and teach lab safety and rules for using the tools. More Than a Worksheet $
The Five Senses | The Dr. Binocs Show | Educational Videos For Kids
Learn about the Five Senses with Dr. Binocs.Hey kids! Here's Dr. Binocs with a bag of five senses. Do you know what are the five senses of a human being? Hav...
Forms of Energy anchor chart for kindergarten. We came up with the headers together and they gave me the examples at the bottom. Later I colored in with crayon and laminated.
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Autumn/Halloween Pumpkin Investigation
This sheet is used as part of a pumpkin unit. Each child uses observation and measurement to conduct an investigation and report their findings. I use this as a small group activity/center but it can certainly be used with a whole group if they each have their own pumpkin. I also used different...
Tried It Tuesday: Heat & Energy Teaching Ideas
Hello friends! Happy Tuesday :) Today I want to share with you some activities we did in our recent science unit on Heat & Energy. Now, this unit is tough, filled with difficult concepts and unfamiliar vocabulary. So, I found/made a few items to supplement our curriculum: Here's a great example of an anchor chart, discussing the different types of energy and a quick follow-up sorting activity for the visual learners in your class: Now we don't have science interactive notebooks (we do for…
Magnets: HOW DO THEY WORK? Well... like this.
It's a match made in YouTube Science Heaven: In the latest episode of Minute Physics, Henry Reich teams up with the folks at Veritasium to address one of the Internet's favorite scientific conundrums: MAGNETS.
Energy Interactive Notebook Pages - Print and Digital Versions
Energy for Science Interactive Notebooks and Journals - Topics include Potential and Kinetic Energy, Energy Transformations, Energy Types, Advantages and Disadvantages of Energy, Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy and more