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Reptiles, Time For A New Outfit

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Vertebrate Classification
Big Idea: Scientist develop models in order to explain phenomena
 
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Respect and Responsibility

The activity has them leaving the classroom and requires the students to work independently from the teacher. In order to make this a positive experience it is important to lay down clear expectations. In the first few days of school we cover respect and responsibility as being expectations. I remind my class that the expectations I have for them is that they can have fun while learning. Respect is following directions, being polite, and in this case being mindful of others in the building who are working. For example, they will visit a part of the school where others might be, they need to not distract and be good observers. I ask them how they can demonstrate responsibility and I add to their ideas on how it pertains to this lesson. After each expectation is given I always give the opposite example of what is NOT expected. It helps make the message more clear and gives them a model of what not to do.  

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Follow the Leader: Following Directions

4th Grade Science » Unit: Opening Science
 
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Classroom Video: Think Aloud

Investigating Worms Part 2

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Animal Structures
Big Idea: How can you conduct an experiment to answer your questions about worms?
 
 
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Answering Our Wind Questions

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Understanding Our Earth
Big Idea: Beginning to design a scientific exploration helps students to understand the scientific process.
 
 
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Day 3: Roller Coaster Support System

5th Grade Science » Unit: Gravity
Big Idea: In this lesson, students will build their support system, identify failure points, and improve their supports. Students will complete about half of the roller coaster support structure during this lesson.
 
 
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What's With That Crazy Nye Guy? Weathering One More Time! Day 1

4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering
Big Idea: Students grappling with understanding effects of weathering on the Earth's surface benefit from this video as they jigsaw their new information to prepare for a group presentation.
 
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Acting Like Amphibians!

1st Grade Science » Unit: Living Organisms - Animals
Big Idea: Amphibians are born in water and change from gills to lungs!
 
 
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Molecules in a Solid (Day 1)

6th Grade Science » Unit: Matter
Big Idea: Solids act very similarly to liquids. This lesson gives students the opportunity to investigate the role of thermal energy on molecules in the solid state.
 
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Investigation Chart

Evidence or Inference?

4th Grade Science » Unit: Thinking, Writing, and Observing Like a Scientist
Big Idea: Students choose between three different experiments to help them understand the difference between scientific evidence and inference.
 
 
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Scientists Share Their Learning

1st Grade Science » Unit: Wiggly Scientists and Wiggly Worms
Big Idea: The big reveal! In this lesson, students will "show what they know" by sharing their 3-D animal models. Can they describe how external parts help the animal?
 
 
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