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Organisms

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Plant Classification Unit
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An entire unit of activities centered around plant classification.  (Includes 10 files below)

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Mystery Object 
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Students learn to use a dichotomous key while discovering a mystery object from a group of common objects.
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Create a Key
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Students choose their own characteristics to create a dichotomous key for foods.
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Classifying Plants
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Students use a dichotomous key to classify plants.  Great for a center activity! (Includes full-color plant cards)
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Plant Points
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A study guide for a plant classification unit.
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Plant Wanted Poster
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A template for creating a Plant Wanted Poster.  Also includes an organizer to guide students in planning their ideas for the plant poster.  
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Plant Wanted Poster Checkbric
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A checkbric for scoring students' Plant Wanted Posters.
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Seed Activities
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Students classify 20 seeds as they learn about monocots and dicots.  (4 pages)
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Plant Classification Posters
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A set of 20 plant posters. (Includes ideas for ways to use posters in the classroom)
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Plant-egories
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Students review trees, flowers, and edible plants in this fun game! (Includes directions)
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Plant Quiz
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A quiz on plant classification.
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Animal Classification Unit
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An entire unit of activities centered around animal classification.  (Includes 10 files below)

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 Animal Classification PowerPoint
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A PowerPoint presentation about invertebrates and vertebrates. (33 slides)
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Animal Poetry
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Students write a poem about an animal using its characteristics and classification. (Includes planning page and writing template)
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Animal Posters
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A set of 18 animal posters. (Includes suggested ideas for use)
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Classifying Animals Activity
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Students use a dichotomous key to classify animals.  Great for a center activity! (Includes full-color animal cards)
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Mystery Animal Sort
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Students sort animals into groups by characteristics to discover the mystery animal.
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Creature-gories
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Students review invertebrates, birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and fish in this game! (Includes directions)
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Animal Notes Foldable
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Students create an animal foldable as a guided note-taking resource.  Great for studying! (Includes foldable, teacher directions, and answer key)
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Invent an Invertebrate
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Students plan and create a poster for a new invertebrate!  (2 pages)
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Invent an Invertebrate Checkbric
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A checkbric for scoring the Invent an Invertebrate activity (above).
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Animal Important Book
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Students create an animal poem inspired by The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown. (Includes planning page, poem template, and class book cover)
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Light & Electricity

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Magnets & Electricity Unit
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An entire unit of activities centered around magnets and electricity.  (Includes 10 files below)

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Electricity and Magnetism Vocabulary
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Students create a vocabulary chart with definitions and illustrations of 13 key terms from this unit.
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Electricity and Magnetism Concentration
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Students match terms with their meanings in this vocabulary game.
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Electricity Riddles
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Students solve riddles and write their own riddles about electricity.
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Got Poles?  Finding an Unknown Pole
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Students experiment to discover unknown poles in this activity.
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I Have...Who Has Electricity Game
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A game for students to practice electricity terms and meanings. (Includes 22 cards)
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Magnetic Madness
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Students follow the scientific process as they experiment to determine the strength of various magnets.
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Schematic Diagrams
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Students learn to use symbols when drawing diagrams of various circuits.
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Series and Parallel Circuits
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Students illustrate series and parallel circuits, making predictions about each.
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 It's Electric! Gameshow PowerPoint
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A Jeopardy-style PowerPoint game to review unit concepts. (Categories PowerPoints for use with Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 or later) more info
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Magnets & Electricity Unit Assessment
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A unit assessment that includes vocabulary, application, and short answer sections.  (2 pages)
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Oceans

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Oceans Unit
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An entire unit of activities centered around oceans. (Includes 12 files below)

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Oceans Vocabulary Study Cards
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A set of 22 vocabulary study cards for an oceans unit. Suggestions for use included.
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Diagram of a Wave
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A diagram of a wave to post in the classroom.  Also includes a blank version for students to label.
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Oceans Probes Cards
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Probes cards to assess student understanding at the beginning, middle, and end of the unit.
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Currents, Tides, and Waves Foldable
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A foldable for writing and illustrating currents, tides, and waves.  (2 pages) Suggestions for use included.
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Current, Tide, or Wave?
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Students identify if phrases refer to currents, tides, or waves.
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Our Water Supply Quiz
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A quiz on the Earth's water supply.
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Ocean Shore Zone Vocabulary Quiz
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A quiz on vocabulary related to the ocean shore zone.
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Features of the Ocean Floor Checkbric
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A checkbric that provides expectations for a 3-D Ocean Floor project and how it will be graded. 
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Features of the Ocean Floor Notecards
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A set of notecards for the Ocean Floor project.
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Features of the Ocean Floor Planning Sheet
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Students define each feature of the ocean floor and compare it to a landform on this planning sheet.
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Features of the Ocean Floor Reflection
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Requirements for a project reflection are provided along with a reflection writing page.
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Oceans Unit Assessment
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A 3-page unit assessment for oceans.
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Ecosystems
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Cause and Effect Natural Disasters
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Students use various resources to research and record causes and effects for fires, floods, and droughts.
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Ecosystems Vocabulary Foldable
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Students use construction paper to create a foldable with 10 vocabulary words, definitions, and examples. (Instructions included)
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Ecosystems Forbidden Game
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Students are forbidden to say certain words when giving clues about particular ecosystem vocabulary words in this game.  (Includes directions and 15 game cards) 
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Take a Stand Lorax Activity and Reflection
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The teacher reads debate statements related to The Lorax as students "take a stand" on the issue.  Activity signs and teacher directions are included.  Also includes a reflection activity for The Lorax.
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Food Chain Pyramid
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Students create a food chain pyramid using four different food chains.  Then, they create a comic strip using one of the food chains represented on the pyramid.
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Predator and Prey Population Survey Game
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Students work with a partner to learn about the relationship between predator and prey in this interactive game.  Includes directions, playing cards, and recording sheet.
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Producers, Consumers, and Decomposers Learning Activity
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Students complete partner interviews to explore the terms producers, consumers, and decomposers.  Then, the class plays "Environment Tag" to understand the relationship between these terms. (8 pages) 
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Survival of the Fittest Game
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Students play an interactive "Survival of the Fittest Game" and complete an anticipation guide before and after playing the game.  Includes detailed instructions and post discussion questions.
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Survival of the Fittest Graphing
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Students create line graphs using data from rounds in their Survival of the Fittest game (above).
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Survival Superhero
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Students invent an imaginary animal with 3 behaviors and 5 physical features that help it survive in its environment. (Includes directions, design page, and writing page)
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Our Sensational Sun
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Students work in cooperative groups to sort sun statements as true or false.  (Includes teacher notes)
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Human Body

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Human Body Unit
$11.99
An entire unit of activities centered around the human body. (Includes 22 files below)

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 The Human Body PowerPoint
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A PowerPoint to introduce each of the human body systems.  (25 slides)
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Circulatory System
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Students read about the circulatory system and then create a heart flipbook and riddles. (3 pages)
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Circulatory System Quiz
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A 1-page quiz on the circulatory system.
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Digestive System
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Students read about the digestive system and then pretend to be their favorite food as they write about their journey through this system.  (2 pages)
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Digestive System Quiz
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A 1-page quiz on the digestive system.
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Endocrine and Immune System
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Students read about the endocrine and immune system before playing a matching game with terms related to these systems. (4 pages)
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Endocrine and Immune System Quiz
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A 1-page quiz on the endocrine and immune system.
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Muscular System
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Students read about, label, use, and play a game with major muscle groups in this activity.  
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Muscular System Quiz
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A 1-page quiz on the muscular system.
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Nervous System
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Students read about and create trading cards for different parts of the nervous system.  (2 pages)
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Nervous System Quiz
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A 1-page quiz on the nervous system.
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Respiratory System
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Students read about the respiratory system and then complete activities to simulate how it works.  (3 pages)
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Respiratory System Quiz
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A 1-page quiz on the respiratory system.
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Skeletal System
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Students read about and label the parts of the skeletal system. (Optional activities included)
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Skeletal System Quiz
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A 1-page quiz on the skeletal system.
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Urinary System
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Students read about and label the parts of the urinary system.
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Urinary System Quiz
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A 1-page quiz on the urinary system.
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Your Five Senses
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Students read about the five senses and then solve and create riddles about them.
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Five Senses Quiz
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A 1-page quiz on the five senses.
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Hair, Skin, Nails, and Teeth - Putting It All Together
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Students read about hair, skin, nails, and teeth.  Then students play a game called "Forbidden" to review terms.  (3 pages)
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Hair, Skin, Teeth, and Nails Quiz
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A 1-page quiz on hair, skin, teeth, and nails.
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Human Body Assessment
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A 2-page assessment on the human body.
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Body BINGO
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A BINGO game to review the human body systems and parts. Perfect for small groups and/or partners.
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Weather
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Weather Unit
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An entire unit of activities centered around weather. (Includes 10 files below)

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Weather Vocabulary Foldable
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Students create a foldable with 24 vocabulary words related to climate, winds, the water cycle, and weather instruments.
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Wonderful Water Cycle
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Students read about the water cycle and create a flipbook to explain the importance of each stage.
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Weather Instrument Trading Cards
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Students create trading cards for weather instruments to tell what they measure, explain how they work, and rate their ease of use.
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Cloud Concentration
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A matching game with three levels of difficulty to help students learn cloud types.
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Cloud Riddles
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Students read and solve riddles about various types of clouds.
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Be a Meteorologist
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Students learn to read weather maps and use them to make predictions about weather in this activity.  (4 pages)
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Geography & Weather Scootch Game
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Students move around the room to answer questions about geography and weather in this game. (Includes 15 gamecards, recording sheet, directions, answer key, and classroom sign)
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 Weather Challenge PowerPoint
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A Jeopardy-style PowerPoint game to review unit concepts. (Categories PowerPoints for use with Microsoft PowerPoint 2003 or later)
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Climatology
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In this activity, students learn to read climate graphs and then create a climate graph for their own location.
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Weather Unit Assessment
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A 3-page assessment on weather.  (Includes answer key)
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Measurement
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Metric Measurement Unit
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An entire unit of activities centered around metric measurement. (Includes 10 files below)

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Science Safety and Sensibility
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Students categorize equipment and find and explain mistakes of equipment use in passages.
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Measurement Tools
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After reviewing the measurement tool study cards, students categorize the tools and identify their uses.
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Metric Length Lab
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Students learn about metric length and practice using a metric ruler and meter stick in this activity!
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Metric Capacity Lab
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Students learn about metric capacity and practice using a graduated cylinder or metric measuring cups in this activity!
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Metric Mass Lab
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Students learn about metric mass and practice using a pan balance in this activity!
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Science Tool Riddles
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Students solve riddles about science tools.
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Layering Liquids Lab
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Students complete an experiment and fill-in missing parts of the scientific process as they do.
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Boat Loads Lab
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Students explore to discover which shape of boat holds the most mass as they learn about the scientific process.
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Cooking with Color Lab
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Students move through the stages of the scientific process as they discover which colors absorb the most light and create the most heat.
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Flying Hoop Glider Lab
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Students build hoop gliders to determine if the length of the straw affects the flight of the glider in this experiment.
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Forces and Motion
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Forces and Motion Unit
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An entire unit of activities centered around forces and motion.  (Includes 10 files below)

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A Crash Course in Forces and Motion with Max Axiom - Response Sheet
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Using A Crash Course in Forces and Motion with Max Axiom by Emily Sohn, students complete a reading response sheet and create a vocabulary terms study book.  Wonderful unit activating activity!
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Forces and Motion Cartoon
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Students create a cartoon to show their understanding of how friction, gravity, lubrication, mass, and surface area can affect an object's motion.  (Includes rubric)
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Forces and Motion Vocabulary Concentration
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Students match terms with their meanings in this vocabulary game.
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Newton's Flipbook
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Students create a flipbook about Newton's 3 Laws of Motion to use as a study guide.
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An Object in Motion
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Students answer questions about motion in this activity.
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Gravity and Friction: Helpful or Harmful?
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Students use this chart to brainstorm examples of how gravity and friction can be both helpful and harmful.
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Have You Lost Your Marbles? Lab
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Students work in cooperative groups to design an experiment testing the motion of marbles.
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Falling Water? Lab
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Students move through the stages of the scientific process as they discover how to keep water inside of a bucket while turning it upside down in this experiment.
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What Really Floats Your Boat? Lab
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Students explore Newton's Third Law of Motion by discovering whether winding a rubberband affects the movement of a tin boat.
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What Does it All Mean? - Graphing Activity
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Students create and interpret line graphs in this activity. (answer key included)
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Inquiry

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Scientific Inquiry Unit
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An entire unit of activities centered around scientific inquiry.  (Includes 10 files below)

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Scientific Method Signs
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A set of signs displaying the scientific method.
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Predictions, Observations, Inferences Activity
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Students practice making predictions, observations, and inferences in this activity.
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Candy Lab: Qualitative and Quantitative Observations
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Students explore making qualitative and quantitative observations in this lab.
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Designing a Fair Test Activity
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Students work in cooperative groups to determine whether a test is fair or unfair in this activity.
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Precise Procedures Activity
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Students work in cooperative groups to design and build the largest tower using spaghetti and marshmallows in this activity. (Includes award to be presented to the group with the tallest tower.)
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Vivacious Variables Activity
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Students practice identifying independent, dependent, and control variables in this activity.
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Graphing Independent and Dependent Variables Activity
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Students practice graphing independent and dependent variables in this activity.
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Mini-Science Fair Project
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Students design and complete a mini-science fair project. (Includes rubric)
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Scientific Inquiry "I Have...Who Has...?" Review Game
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A game for students to practice key concepts of scientific inquiry. (18 individual players or pairs) 
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Scientific Inquiry Assessment
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A 2-page assessment on scientific inquiry.
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Astronomy
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Astronomy Unit
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An entire unit of activities centered around astronomy. (Includes 10 files below)

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 Plenty Of Planets PowerPoint
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A PowerPoint presentation about the planets in our solar system. (25 slides)
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Astronomy Vocabulary Foldable
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Students create a foldable with 24 vocabulary words related to astronomy.
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Earth, Moon, and Sun Flipbook
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Students create a flipbook arranging the provided facts about the Earth, sun, and moon into the correct categories. (Includes answer key)
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Moon Phases Trading Cards
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Students create trading cards for each phase of the moon.
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Shadow Lab
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Students learn about how a shadow changes during the day in this lab!
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Sensational Seasons Activity
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Students learn about the causes of the seasons and create a mind map, a visual outline of information, using the word "SEASONS". (Includes directions and checkbric)
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Tricky Tides
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Students read about the causes of tides and answer questions about what they read in this activity.
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Astronomy BINGO
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A BINGO game to review key astronomy vocabulary. Perfect for small groups and/or partners.
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Astronomy Study Guide
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A 2-page study guide on astronomy.
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Astronomy Unit Assessment
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A 3-page assessment on astronomy.
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