Science

Lesson Plans 3-5

Body Length Experiment:
Students will make graphs that compare the length of your students' bones to the length of their bodies.
Ecosystem:
Students will know that there are many different plants and animals living in many different kinds of environments by observing similarities and differences within several different environments within their community.
Fetal Pig
Make a video to demonstrate how to dissect a fetal pig.
Food Chain:
Students will know that animals eat plants or other animals to acquire the energy they need for survival by creating a food chain.
Got Bugs
Make a public service announcement to assist people with understanding the importance of frogs and toads.
Hermit Crab Races:
Students will measure the length of a hermit crab and a human.
Human Body Parts:
Students will locate and label body parts.
Interactive Journeys:
Students will use technology to enhance their field trip.
Pulse Rates:
Students will know that the human body is made of systems with structures and functions that are related by studying the relationship between the pulmonary and cardiovascular systems.
Rainforest
Make a presentation to convince government officials to let your group use the Rainforest.
Roger Recycle
Make a movie which highlights the benefits of recycling aluminum.
Weather:
Students will watch the weather each day of the school year and compare weather from each season using Appleworks Spreadsheet.
NWF's Nature Quest
Interactive environmental activities for kids of all ages with a focus on endangered species. These interdisciplinary activities are designed to introduce students to wildlife they can find right in their own backyard.
Optics for Kids
Some fun and interesting things about OPTICS - the science of LIGHT. Elementary school children might enjoy this quick look at some optical basics.
Space Life Science
One of the best ways to learn about space life sciences is to make a game of it. That is what this site has done. Click on the links to learn about space flight and what happens to the human body in space.
Yucky Roach World
A great site for children to discover all they could ever want to know about the roach!