SPRING SCIENCE FOR FUN ACTIVITIES! I love these projects for my students to do because they all have to do with growing, color reactions, and chemical reactions, which I feel are an important part of learning about science.
Candy Cane Experiment (First Grade loved this)
I really like this teacher's idea of having plant week to focus on plants as living things. This website has lesson plan ideas, plant experiments, poems, and books that can be used.
Lowes' Kindergarten Korner: Pumpkin Investigation I want to do this for my own classroom someday.
A Cupcake for the Teacher: Anchor Chart Eye Candy! (this would be cute for an elementary school project ^_^ )
Environmental Science: Make a Pop Bottle Ecosystem to show illustrate how the animals, plants, and non-living things in an environment all affect one another. Also includes a lesson on responsibility.
15 cool channels kids love - science behind everyday phenomenon, watch fascinating science experiments, see science explanation of unexpected questions.
Bat Graph: "Cute or Creepy?" Simple and utterly adorable bat graph could easily be used in a Halloween theme or animal theme.
A Simple Heat Experiment SEPTEMBER 2014 BY: TRISHA COMMENTS How heat affects things is sometimes difficult to understand. This simple heat experiment shows how heat causes molecules to move faster.
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