5th Grade Science

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Walking on Egg Shells and 25 other cool science projects - there are some cool ones!

Disney Activities for Kids

Find fun and magical Disney activities that you'll remember forever—from family game nights to party ideas to movie nights.

Science for kids, why yes! 13 bottles with different science principles (density, static electricity, magnetic, sink or float).  Made from old water bottles and with most things found around the house. genius!

Discovery Bottles - Tunstall's Teaching Tidbits

I have 13 bottles shown above and I am going to show just how and what to do to make yourself a set just like this! I have been known to empty a set of water bottles into a pitcher in order to have empty bottles to work with! My other set is three […]

Hydroponic window farm

More Interactive Science Notebooks

12 Things I Wish I Had Known About Interactive Science Notebooks

Are you new to using Interactive Notebooks? After 6 years of trial and error, I made a list of 12 things I wish I had known that very first year. Set up 4 pages for the Table of Contents. Instead …

Science Matters: Body Systems: Digestive System: Digestion in a Bag

Body Systems: Digestive System: Digestion in a Bag

Students model both mechanical and chemical digestion with simple materials. Each student needs a zip-top bag, one or two crackers (saltines work well) and a small amount of soda. The crackers are placed in the bag. Students smash the crackers to represent mechanical digestion - breaking apart the food. A small amount of soda is added to the bag. After observing for a few moments, students and squish the contents of the bag. The soda contains acid, like your stomach does, which helps break…

Middle School Physical Science Activities: Bungee Jump ... With Eggs!

Bungee Jump ... With Eggs! | Activity | Education.com

Invite your middle schooler to bungee jump ... with eggs! This experiment will demonstrate Newton's laws of physics in an entertaining way.

How to make your own popsicle stick Potential vs kinetic energy?  chain reaction.  So cool to see the whole chain explode into the air when you let go!

Popsicle Stick Chain Reaction - Preschool Activities and Printables

How to make your own popsicle stick Potential vs kinetic energy? chain reaction. So cool to see the whole chain explode into the air when you let go!

Marble Run game made for elementary students. Could be used for classroom management or as a reward.

Colfax Mingo Art

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Blog post from Science Stuff:   "Scientific Method Task Cards"  REALLY teach your students how to apply the scientific method.

Scientific Method Task Cards

Have you tried task cards with your students? Task cards are a fantastic way to reinforce lessons, review difficult concepts, or provide extra practice for the struggling student. The student reads each card, performs the task, and records his/her answer on an answer sheet, on notebook paper, or in their lab notebook. There are many ways to use the task cards. As seen in the photo above, punch a hole in the corner and place them on a ring. Hang them on a pegboard for use throughout the year…

Science Lab Teams Freebie

Classroom Management Solution: Lab Teams

The Problem? Student A: (grabs the tray of materials) “I’m going to pour the baking soda in the cup!” Student B: “STOOOOOOPPPPP!” Student C: “Ok. Student A can d…

Teach your little engineers to create the strongest structure they can!  Test their building by putting some weight on it.  What makes a construction extra sturdy?

Science for kids - fun with structures

Great and easy activity, building structures with spaghetti and marshmallows.

transparent, translucent, opaque

Transparent, Translucent and Opaque

Transparent, Translucent and Opaque: This is a poster I made when I was teaching about properties of light. It shows a solid object (th...

Inquiring Minds Want to Know ... Fostering Inquiry with Science Notebooks  - Terrific blog post with complete, step-by-step, procedures for conducting a science inquiry lesson.

Inquiring Minds Want to Know

Fostering Inquiry with Science Notebooks by Carol Wooten A buzz of excitement fills the classroom as students prepare to work on their preferred content area. Students eagerly take out their notebooks to show they are ready for the lesson. One student excitedly flips through the pages of her notebook locating her last investigation observation, a labeled illustration of her team’s model ecosystem. Another student shuffles through his book bag to locate a clear plastic bag; he opens the bag…

Science Lab Teams {team role posters and cards for working together in science}

Classroom Management Solution: Lab Teams

The Problem? Student A: (grabs the tray of materials) “I’m going to pour the baking soda in the cup!” Student B: “STOOOOOOPPPPP!” Student C: “Ok. Student A can d…

Does Air Have Weight?  {A Balloon Lab}

What To Do About Science Vocabulary — The Science Penguin

I recently polled some upper elementary teachers and their #1 concern for science instruction is vocabulary retention. You’ve introduced vocabulary, taught your lessons, included time for hands-on labs, and assessed. But do your students retain that vocabulary 3 weeks later? In many cases, no. For students to master academic vocabulary, they need to be exposed to …