Life Science

  1. Living Things - Design a new living thing and explain how it would acquire food, water, and air
  2. Local Environment - Draw or use pictures of a local environment to label the plants and animals
  3. Dependency - Investigate ways that plants and animals depend on each other
  4. Life Requirements - Construct a flow chart that demonstrates how plants, animals, and the environment interact to provide [[#|basic life]] requirements
  5. Describe Habitat - Describe the habitat of a particular organism based on its food, water, and air requirements
  6. Model a Habitat - Design a model of a habitat for an organism in which all of its needs would be met
  7. Life Cycle - Compare and contrast the life cycles of different organisms such as a chicken, butterfly, meal worm, frog, or human
  8. Sequence Stages - Sequence a collection of pictures or illustrations into the correct stages of an organism's life cycle
  9. Similarities - Look for similarities in pictures of members from the same human family
  10. Traits - Create a graphic organizer that compares observable traits that offspring share with their parents
  11. Organisms - Compare and contrast the characteristics of organisms from two different environments
  12. Survival - Infer the characteristics needed by an organism to survive in a particular environment
  13. Fossils - Observe fossils or pictures of fossils and make inferences about the organisms from which they originated
  14. Past Life - Compare pictures of fossils with animals or plants that are living today
Alien: Assembly Required (PBS Kids)
All About Babies (Spring Board Magazine)
Amazing Animal Senses
The Amazing Human Body (Harcourt School)
Animal Web Cams (National Zoo)
Animal Diversity Web
Animal Habitat
Animal Homes (Spring Board Magazine)
Animal Homes
Animal Park (BBC)
Animal Sounds (Sesame Street)
Animal Sounds with Elmo (Sesame Street)
Animals of the World (Kids)
Baby Animals
Baby Animals: Asia
Baby Videos San Diego Zoo
Build A Block (Learning Box)
Build a Dinosaur (Scholastic)
Build Your Wild Side
Building Block (Boowa Kwala)
Building Block (Kids Com)
Build Your Own Caterpillar (Scholastic)
The Butterfly Life Cycle (Teachers)
Camouflage Field Book: Arctic Meadow (Harcourt School)
Christmas Bear and His Five Senses (Beacon Learning Center)
Classifying Living and Nonliving Things
Concept Mapping with Excel ([[#|Internet]] 4 Classrooms)
Choose a Venn Template (Class Tools)
Create a Food Web
Creature Feature National Geographic)
Critter Craze (Beacon Learning Center)
Design a Habitat
Stockbridge GA
Design a Panda Habitat (National Zoo)
Dottie and Buzz
Down On The Farm (BBC)
EEK! Critter Corner
Energy Pryamid (Harcourt School)
Essay Map (Read Write Think)
Exploring Parts and Wholes
Farm Babies
Five Senses
Five Senses (Urban)
Five Senses and Four Season Quilt
Food Chain (National Geographic)
Food Chains (BBC)
Food Web 9Scholastic)
Food Web (Edu Web)
Food Webs (Gould League)
Fossils (Foot Prints)
From Seed to Plant (Harcourt School)
Fun With Food Webs (Harcourt Schools)
Graphic Organizers
Graphic Organizers (Edu Place)
Graphic Organizers Maker (Teach-nology)
The Great Habitat Match-Up (Scholastic)
The Great Plant Escape (Urban)
Growing Plants (BBC)
Guided Discovery Lesson (Lesson Plan Page)snxbbxhhat (BBC)
Habitats (At School)
Helping Plants Grow (BBC)
Health and Growth (BBC)
Holt Interactive Graphic Organizers (Holt)
Human and Animal Habitat
Human Body (Apples 4 the Teacher)
I Have....
Interactive Graphic Organizers
Interactive Graphic Organizers
Interactive Venn Diagram (Read Write Think)
Jigsaw Puzzle Game
Life Cycles (Teams)
Life Cycles (BGFL)
Life Cycles
Life Cycles (Ms Nucleus)
Life Cycles (Crick Web)
Life Cycles of Frogs (Tooter 4 Kids)
Living and Nonliving (Science For All)
Living Things (BBC)
Magnificent Magnifiers (Center for Education)
Magnifier Walk
Magnify That (Globe)
Make A Monster (Sesame Street)
Maze Craze (Scholastic)
Monarch Butterfly
Monster Bugs (Scholastic)
Paper Towel Plants (PBS Kids)
Panda Cam (Earth Cam)
Panda Cam ([[#|San Diego Zoo]])
Plants and Animals in the Local Environment (BBC)
Plant Cells
Plants and Animals: Same/Different
Plants in Motion
Podcast, Videos and Webcams
Put Annie Back Together (BBC)
Online Graphic Organizers (Write [[#|Design Online]])
Ourselves (BBC)
Owl Pages
Owl Pellet Dissection (Kid Wings)
Science Explorers (Exploratorium)
Seeing, Hearing and Smelling the World
Sensational (Harcourt School)
The Senses
Senses (Think Quest)
Senses (Harcourt School)
Snuffy's Safari (Sesame Street)
Squish The Fish
Stages of a Butterfly (Tooter 4 Kids)
Students Make a Hand Lens (Ms Nucleus)
Super Kids (Dole)
Ready, Set, Let's Dough!
Tiger Head (Kinder Web Games)
Using Excel as a Graphic Organizer (Internet 4 Classrooms)
Using Excel for Concept Maps (Internet 4 Classrooms)
Venn Diagram Graphic Organizer (Read Write Think)
Venn Diagram Worksheet Maker (Teach-nology)
Watch It Grow (Foss Web)
Weird Science (Funology)
What Will I Be When I Grow Up? (Foss)
Which One Doesn't Belong
Who Has What?
Wild Animals That Need Our Help (Kids Planet)
Working on the Food Chain (Ms Nucleus)
Young and Adult Animals (Foss)
Your Tongue (Kids Health)
Zoom Sci (PBS Kids)

Earth Science

  1. Sun's Position - Observe and collect data on the sun's position at different times of the day
  2. Moon Phases - Use science journals to draw and record changes in the moon over a period of time
  3. Soil Types - Sort, analyze, and compare a variety of soil types
  4. Rocks - Observe rocks of different sizes with a hand lens and describe these materials according to their basic features
  5. Renewable or Nonrenewable - Identify and categorize items in the classroom made from renewable or nonrenewable resources
  6. Reusing Resources - Identify simple methods for reusing the earth's resources
  7. Climate - Use records and graphs of seasonal temperature changes to draw conclusions about the weather during different times of the year
The Adventure of WeatherLizard (Scholastic)
Alternative Energy (Think Quest)
Amazing Space
As The Earth Turns (Beacon Learning Center)
Astronomy Picture of the Day (NASA)
Choose a Venn Template (Class Tools)
Classifying Living and Nonliving Things
Cloud Clues (North Canton)
Cloud Forecasting
Clouds (Wild, Wild Weather)
Cloud Types
Count Us In: 9
Current Moon Phase
Cycles in Nature (Chalk)
Day and Night (Chalk)
Day and Night Experiment (Chalk)
The Dirt of Soil (Discovery Education)
Dress Elmo for Fall (Sesame Street)
Earth, Sun and Moon (BBC)
Ecoforkids (Youtube)
Earth/Moon Image
Energy Kids (EIA)
Examine the Phases of the Moon From Earth and Space (Class Zone)
Eye on the Sky
Gather Data (Scholastic)
Graphic Organizers (Education World)
Graphic Organizers (Graphic)
Graphic Organizers (Edu Place)
Graphic Organizer Maker (Teach-nology)
Holt Interactive Graphic Organizers (Holt)
Hot Sun Facts (Think Quest)
How Much Soil is There? (NASA)
How to Conserve Natural Resources (eHow)
How to Forecast Weather by Studying Clouds
How To Make a Paper Chain
How to Make a Victorian Paper Chain
How to Read Clouds to Forecast Weather
How to Weave a Paper Chain
If the temperature is 30 degrees, why do we sometimes get snow and other times get freezing rain. (How Stuff Works)
In My Own Backyard
Interactive Graphic Organizer
Interactive Graphic Organizer
Interactive Venn Diagram (Read Write Think)
Interactive Weather Maker (Scholastic)
Kidseclipse: Total Solar Eclipse
Landforms and Bodies of Water (Enchanted Learning)
Landforms for Second Grade (Teacher Net)
Living and Nonliving Lesson
Learning The Sky
Lunar Phases
Lunar Phases (Sun Shine)
Make a Thermometer (Energy Quest)
Make Your Own Weather Station
Making a Sun Clock (Exploratorium)
Map Your Schoolyard
Moon Image
Moonlight Madness (Star Child)
Moon Phases (Star Date)
Moon Phase Images
NASA's Space Place
National Weather Service (Weather)
The Night Sky Live
North America Image
One-on-One With the Sun
Online Graphic Organizer (Write Design Online)
Ourselves (BBC)
A Paper Chain for Edgar and Andrew (Meddy Bemps)
Paper Craft Ideas (Family Fun)
Pebbles, Sand and Silt (Foss)
The Phases of the Moon
The Phases of the Moon (Chalk)
Phases of the Moon
Phases of the Moon (Harcourt School)
Phases of the Moon (Newton's Apple)
Phases of the Moon
Picture Maker (Brain Pop)
Plants and Animals in the Local Environment (BBC)
Recognize Daytime and Nighttime (Number Nut)
Recycle City (EPA)
Regional Climate
Renewable Energy Sources and the Environment: Quiz 1 (Quiz Tree)
Rocks and Minerals
Rocks and Soil (BBC)
Rocks and Weathering (BBC)
School Yard Mapping Exercises
Seasons (Scholastic)
Seasons (NGFL)
Seasons (Sheppard Software)
Seasonal Changes
Sky Path
Soil Science and Worm Composting (Can Do)
Soil Science Basics (NASA)
Soils of North America (Teacher Vision)
Solar Car (PBS Kids)
Space Chase (Scholastic)
The Space Hopper Game (Fun Brain)
Space, the Final Frontier (Galaxy)
Stars (Kids Astronomy)
Sticks and the Seasons (TVO Kids)
Sun (Child Star)
The Sun (Enchanted Learning)
Superfund for Students and Teachers (EPA)
Sunrise, Sunset: Apparent Motion of the Sun (Star Child)
Take the Conservation Challenge Quiz
Test Your Energy IQ: 1 (Energy Quest)
Test Your Energy IQ: 2 (Energy Quest)
Tree Power (Science Museum)
Using Excel for Concept Mapping (Internet 4 Classrooms)
Using Excel as a Graphic Organizer (Internet 4 Classrooms)
Using Excel in the Classroom (Internet 4 Classrooms)
Venn Diagram (Edu Place)
Venn Diagram Graphic Organizer (Read Write Think)
Venn Diagram Worksheet Maker (Teach-nology)
Views of the Solar System (Solar View)
Ways to Conserve Natural Resources (Cal Recycle)
Weather (Edheads)
Weather Chart
Weather Forecasting
The Weather Game
Weather Teddy
Weather Instruments
SD Internet Marketing
Weather Measurement (USA Today)
Weather Wiz Kids
Web Weather for Kids
What Causes the Seasons? (Teacher Vision)
What is Weather? (BBC)
What's the Weather? (UEN)
What's the Weather? (Foss)
What's Up In Space (Space Weather)
What Will Bella Wear? (Story Place)
Wonderful World of Weather
Your Dad:1
Your Dad: 2
Zoe's Pet Shelter (Sesame Street

Physical Science

  1. Use Tools - Use tools such as hand lenses, measurement devices, and simple arm balances to gather data about the physical properties of different objects
  2. Ice Melting - Describe what happens when ice changes from a solid to a liquid
  3. Water Boils - Describe what happens when water is heated to the point of evaporation
  4. Balloon Pop - Explain what happens when a balloon is blown up and pops
  5. Effect of Sun - Identify and explain how the sun affects objects on the surface of the earth
  6. Solar Energy - Investigate how the sun affects various objects and materials
  7. Sound - Use a variety of objects that vibrate to demonstrate how sounds are produced
  8. Sounds - Describe the sounds produced by different types of vibrating objects
  9. Magnet - Explain how two magnets interact
  10. Gravity - Describe what happens when an object is dropped and record the observations in a science notebook
A Practical Experiment (Pelikan)
About Magnets (Dowling Magnets)
All About Magnets
All About the Sun
Balance (Thinking Fountain)
The Blobz Guide to Electric Circuits
Boil Water
Buoyancy Basics (PBS)
Buoyancy Explorer
Build a Robot (Children's Museum)
Can You Trap The Sun?
Change It
Changing State (BBC)
Characteristics of Material (BBC)
Circuit Builder (BBC)
Crayola Creativity Central (Crayola)
Compare Liquids (Edu Place)
Density Column)
Does the Sun Influence the Temperature of the Earth (Reach Out Michigan)
Ear Guitar (Exploratorium)
Electricity and Magnetism (Galaxy)
Electricity and Magnetism
Exploring Shadows (Preschool Express)
Forces and Movement (BBC)
Force, Motion, and Energy (PPPST)
The Force of Gravity
Float and Sink (BBC)
Float My Boat (PBS Kids)
Friction Activity Sheet
Gases Around Us (BBC)
Gets An Earful (Scholastic)
Good, Good, Good Vibrations
The Greenhouse Effect In A Jar
Grouping and Changing Materials (BBC)
Hilarious Honker (Try Science)
Hotter or Colder? (BBC)
How Electromagnets Work (How Stuff Works)
How Magnets Work
How to Separate Salt and Pepper (Andy Brain)
Into the Boat (BBC)
Instrument Lab
Keep-A-Cube (PBS Kids)
Kid Science Experiments in the Sun (Going Green)
Light and Dark (BBC)
Magnetism and Electricity: WebQuest
Magnets (PBS Kids)
Magnets (BBC)
Magnets (My School House)
Magnet Madness
Magnet Magic (Preschool Express)
Magnet Man
Magnet WebQuest
Magnify It! (Science Net Links)
Make Your Own Thermometer
Making An Air Thermometer
Marveling in Magnets
Materials (BBC)
May the Force Be With You!
Measuring Scale
Melting and Boiling Point (Skoool)
Moaning Ghost
Most Common States of Matter (Teacher Vision)
Musical Coat Hanger (Try Science)
Oddball (Fun Brain)
Oil and Water (Think Quest)
Oscar's Trash Collection (Sesame Street)
Packing for the Park
Paper Noise
Plants Help Keep a House Cool
Pushes and Pulls (BBC)
Ride a Balloon (NASA)
Roller Coaster Builder (Foss)
Rubber Guitar
Salt Volcano (Exploratorium)
The Science of Heat (David Darling)
Science Projects About Color and Heat (eHow)
Sid the Science Kids (PBS Kids)
Sink or Float (Science NetLinks)
Sinking Stuff (PBS Kids)
Solar Heat Science Projects (eHow)
Solid and Liquid (Foss)
Solid, Liquid and Gases (Scholastic)
Sort by Materials (Edu Place)
Sorting and Using Materials
Sound and Hearing (BBC)
States of Matter (Classroom Connection)
States of Matter (Harcourt School)
Sun or Shade
Sun's Effect on Earth
Suzy's World: Mix
Testing Time (CATIE)
Thermometer/Temperature Worksheets
Using Electricity (BBC)
Variation (BBC)
Water (NYU)
What Absorbs More Heat? (Science Kids)
What Color Is It? (Story Place)
What Is A Magnet? (Magnet)
Which Tool (Harcourt School)
Who Am I? (Kids Planet)

Embedded Inquiry

  1. Make Observations - Use senses and simple tools to make observations
  2. Conduct Experiment - Communicate interest in simple phenomena and plan for simple investigations
  3. Report Results - Communicate understanding of simple data using age appropriate vocabulary
  4. Communicate Findings - Collect, discuss, and communicate findings from a variety of investigations
Boxing Weigh In (Crick Web)
The Greenhouse Effect in a Jar
How Does My Garden Grow? (Read Write Think)
Iron in CerealOur Favorite Ice Cream
Platform Scale
Platform Scale: Addition
Platform Scale: Subtraction
Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab
The Science Explorer (Exploratorium)
Science Experiments (Science Kids At Home)
Student Designed Investigation Part 4
Using Excel to Analyze Simple Survey (Internet 4 Classrooms)
Weird Science (Funology)
Zoom Sci (PBS Kids)

Embedded Tech & Engineering

  1. Use Tools - Explain how simple tools are used to extend the senses, make life easier, and solve everyday problems
  2. Invent Products - Invent designs for simple products
  3. Measure - Use tools to measure materials and construct simple products
Deliver A Message (PBS Kids)
Fatty Foods (PBS Kids)
Five Senses (Urban)
Learning To Look
Measure It: Centimeter (Fun Brain)
Measure It: Inch (Fun Brain)
Neuroscience for Kids
Nibbles....Ideas for Families (Urban Ext Illinios)
Platform Scale
Platform Scale: Addition
Platform Scale: Subtraction
Seeing, Hearing and Smelling the World
The Senses
Teaching Children About The Five Senses (Urban)
Young Engineers' Club
Your Tongue (Kids Health