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Make This Easy Constellation Flashlight For Kids

DIY Constellation Flashlight

DIY Rain Gauge for kids to measure rainfall!

Homemade Rain Gauge - The Imagination Tree

INSECTS~ Great interactive web-based resource to learn interesting facts about insects!

A great flash based science resource about plant biology with animations, diagrams and lots of child-friendly information.

Blog post with LOTS of fun ideas for getting kids writing about science and teaching about the life cycle of plants. Also includes FREE printable anchor charts for Photosynthesis and Parts of a Plant.

Growing Plants

DeSTEMber: Fog, water, rain! Create your own water cycle in a plastic bag and observe the steps of evaporation, condensation and precipitation.

Sources of Heat Freebie

Resourceful Ragland: Our Changing Earth

interactive sites that you can use to teach about plants, the life cycle, and photosynthesis:

Focus on sensory language with the 5 Senses Read & Write kids read a fiction or informational book or text, they record examples of sights, sounds, tastes, smells, and touch-related details on their poster. Blog post has additional info.

Sensory Details Poster Writing Tools Narrative-This is a great poster to remind your students to add sensory details to their writing! Free!

anchors - from picture books for mentor texts - sensory detail

mentor texts - writing workshop - using sensory detail in writing

Sensory Details... this teacher used bacon, but in past years I've used Hershey kisses. Same concept, easier to manage... and... it's chocolate :)

Love this adjective anchor chart!- could make this- THEN play "silent ball" having them come up with color adjectives, smell adjectives, etc.

Sense of Taste Students would first taste different foods and try to tell where the taste buds are being activated for each food. We would then fill out the tongue and label foods that we tried and foods that also fit into the categories

Science Observation. This is really cool as a teacher you can make this chart and when the children observe something for example, bubbles, they pick the different properties of a bubble off this properties chart. ~Danielle Danbrea

States of Matter Notes followed by students filling out a foldable on their own with pictures, examples, and words

Awesome site that tells you everything you need to know about Interactive Notebooks! Great way to make social studies more "hands on" :)

Cut up pipe-cleaners and place them in a bottle. Use a magnet to manipulate them. kids will stay busy for hours.

Texas Teacher Round-Up: Third Grade math and science activities aligned to the TEKS

online animal habitat games and resources

If planets were in the place of the moon…