Fun beginning of year science activity to set expectations on how students will complete lab sheets (details, drawings, descriptions) as well has lab behavior. Fun, Easy, and Quick Prep Lab that is easy to make connections to the scientific method. fourth grade science, fifth grade science, sixth grade science
States of Matter Anchor Chart: We recorded the three states of matter with three characteristics for each. This was useful to help students keep track of the information -- especially as these concepts are abstract.
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 $
It's Plantin' Time! Writing About Science & A Freebie