Rock Cycle Activity
Rock Cycle: Modeling the Rock Cycle with StarburstsThis activity is a perfect follow up for a class who has just been introduced to the rock cycle. You will need starbursts (or other fruit chews of multiple colors) and plastic sandwich bags. Students begin with 'sediments' which they turn into a s...
28 Awesome STEM Challenges for the Elementary Classroom
Here is an amazing list of clever, unique and simple set up STEM challenges and lesson plans from other teachers.
Earth, sun, & moon lesson plans for 3rd grade - Glitter in Third
Earth, moon, and sun activities for 3rd-grade and 4th-grade Do you teach Earth’s cycles in science? In third-grade in Virginia, one of our science units we teach students about the revolution of the Earth around the sun, moon phases, Earth’s rotation, and tides. Some of these can be fairly abstract concepts for an 8-9-year-old, so ... Read More about Earth, sun, & moon lesson plans for 3rd grade
Oil Spill! Connecting STEM activities to real world problems
I recently had another opportunity to observe a science program in an after school setting, this time at Greenleaf Elementary School in Oakl...
Candy Science Experiments & STEM Challenge - Lessons for Little Ones by Tina O'Block
These science experiments are the perfect way to get rid of leftover Halloween candy or to just add something sweetContinue reading
Four Types of Fossils
We are currently studying fossils and dinosaurs as we are reading "The Enormous Egg", by Oliver Butterworth. We made these Four Types of Fossils Models. Each student needed one individual package of model magic and a plastic dinosaur skeleton and a plastic dinosaur (I got these from the dollar store)! The kids had a great…
STEM Activity: Holiday Light Circuits | Nitty Gritty Science
We all have one, that ONE stinking string of holiday lights that only blink on momentarily when we shake it against the hard floor thinking that if we do it
Hot Dog Cooker / Solar Oven
Hot Dog Cooker / Solar Oven: This Hot Dog Cooker / Solar Oven is simple and easy to make. We have had it reach temperatures over 170 degrees Fahrenheit on a cloudless 80 degree day. Today is a pretty cloudy low 80s day and the oven still was over 115 degrees.
Air Pressure Experiments for Kids - 2 Easy Hands-On Science Activities
These two air pressure experiments for kids are easy hands-on air pressure activities: car ziploc bag and water bottle air pressure experiment
Science for Kids: DIY Magnetic LED Lights - Buggy and Buddy
Make your very own LED throwies in this fun science activity for kids. It's an easy way to explore magnetism and circuits!
Close up of a fault line or fracture in the earth - Flaming Gorge..
Picture of Close up of a fault line or fracture in the earth - Flaming Gorge area - Utah stock photo, images and stock photography. Image 3395178.
Hurricane STEM Challenge Weather Activity + Digital Distance Learning Version
NOW INCLUDES TpT Digital Tool Version for Google Classroom!Your students will love this Hurricane STEM Activity!This activity is perfect to use to teach students about hurricanes and hurricane safety by engineering a building that will withstand a hurricane simulation. Aligns with Next Generation Sc...
Tsunami: Discover the secrets of the Earth, video produced by INGV in 2010. Discovering how and why tsunamis occur, the hazard they pose to our coasts, under...
Homemade Spinning Brushbot
Full, step-by-step, picture tutorial for making this simple, inexpensive, super cute, homemade spinning brushbot. Great first robot project for kids!
How Fossils Are Formed
Describes how fossils are formed. From https://www.sheppardsoftware.com Learn about fossils, dinosaurs and more science at our dinosaur section here: https:/...