Kindergarten xylem water movement demonstation with napa cabbage and dyed water - 1
1) Take Celery or Napa Cabbage (largest you can find) and slice a stalk halfway up the middle. 2) Place two clear containers close together. Add a few drops of food coloring in two different colors to the jars. 3) Add water to the jars to fill to about 1.5 inches deep. 4) Wait about 8 hours and observe the difference! Plants use little tubes to transport water from where they have it (the ground, usually) to where they need it (in their leaves, where it is "breathed out" through little pores…
Solids, Liquids and Gases
Man, I miss you guys! I have been so extremely busy this year that I haven't been able to blog or read blogs I feel so out of it. I have over 1000 posts to read!! I am missing all your great ideas! This year I have 18 students and 12 are boys!!! Needless to say that my hands are a bit full! :) The behavior system that I'm using with the colors that I posted previously is working out great. I also am keeping track of their behavior with a sticker chart. If they're on green they get one…
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Move to Learn in Science!
The next time your class is stuck inside on a rainy or snowy day, play the States of Matter Game or the Water Cycle Game to get your kids up and moving... and learning!
The Life Cycle of a Snowman
In 2nd grade we are learning about the states of matter: solid, liquid, gas. What better way to learn about this than to have a snowman visit our school and melt away throughout the day? The students really enjoyed watching him change but were a little sad when we "cooked" him into gas ;-) Click HERE for instructions and recording sheet. Fill balloons with water - small, medium, and large - and place in bowls with the tied side down so it will create a flat surface. Lay something on top of…
Rainbow Marshmallow Science Experiment for Kids
Kids practice important math and science skills in this easy rainbow marshmallow science experiment for preschool and kindergarten.
25+ Weather Crafts and Activities for Kids (from The PLAY Group)
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Teaching Kids How Sound is Made
It's a well known fact that from the time they are babies, children love cause and effect. If I shake this rattle I hear a sound. When I push my toy car,
Forces and Motion Unit
Force and Motion Science Discovery Unit that is perfect for kinders and other young learners who want to investigate and discover motion, movement, pushes and pulls, gravity, force, forces, fast and slow, and many printables and easy to prep activities. Book List included for suggested books to use
Michael Friermood - The Thinker Builder
Browse over 180 educational resources created by Michael Friermood - The Thinker Builder in the official Teachers Pay Teachers store.
Weather Wiz Kids weather information for kids
Weather Wiz Kids is a fun and safe website for kids about all the weather info they need to know. It contains tools for weather education, including weather games, activities, experiments, photos, a glossary and educational teaching materials for the classroom.
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Penny Science. Four simple, inexpensive, memorable science lessons with pennies! [early elementary]
Liquids, Solids, Gases, Oh My!
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