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Science Penguin for Your State!
Find your state and find what we recommend!
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4th Grade Science-- Everything You'll Ever Need
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Food Chain to show the flow of energy-- include those arrows!
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Water Cycle Baggie with labels and a little water!
Earth Science Fun!
Build a parachute STEM
End of the year activities for 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade incorporating science, math, and engineering skills. Archery, basketball, parachutes, sailing, and diving activities!
STEM Sports for End of the Year Fun
End of the year activities for 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th grade incorporating science, math, and engineering skills
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5 Tips for Using Science Warm-Ups — The Science Penguin
Using warm-ups in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade
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Easy states of matter observations with balloons
physical states of matter, solids, liquids, and gases with baloons
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Teaching Circuits
Tips for teaching circuits to 4th and 5th grade
Rotation, Ro-DAY-tion
We have day and night because of Earth's rotation.
Relative Density Demonstrations
Let's investigate relative density!
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The 3 BEST Phenomena for Teaching the Spheres of Earth — The Science Penguin
We introduce the idea with a video we created that shows water in its various forms on Earth. We go over the question for the unit: Why is such a small percentage of water available to drink?
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6 (not) Electrifying Tips for Teaching Circuits and Electricity — The Science Penguin
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5 Ideas for Physical & Chemical Change: Experiments & Demonstrations They'll Love — The Science Penguin
Soda + Milk = Mistake
End of Year Awards for Science
36 simple awards specifically for science class!
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SCIENCELA: INTEGRATING READING, WRITING, AND SCIENCE
In just 15 minutes a day during a three week ScienceELA unit, your students will develop a rich understanding of science while also increasing their ability to comprehend new texts. They will practice reading multiple, grade-level, informational science passages to build understanding of many topics, and then practice their writing by crafting an explanatory piece and using evidence to support their claims.
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FREE Earth Day 2022 Activities
The scavenger hunts have been very popular with teachers and families. I love seeing all the creative ways students share their learning. 😁
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Quick, fun elementary science labs
Labs. Labs. Labs. Who needs more simple, meaningful, ready-to-go labs? WELL. 😁 Labs in a Snap is here! You’re going to love how this is organized and how easy the labs are to implement. Your students will love all of this hands-on science!
SciencELA: Science, Reading, and Writing for 4th and 5th Grades
Fascinating science topics with original texts, themed units, day-by-day plans and examples!
Interactive Science Notebooks You'll Love and USE!
3rd, 4th, and 5th grade Interactive Science Notebooks You'll Love and USE!
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Halloween, Science, and Read Alouds
My favorite picture books to connect Halloween, science, and literacy
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Science Vocab Activities
Concept mapping, anchor charts, sorting, and more!
Halloween Science Investigation: Witch's Brew
Use with 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th grade to reinforce science process skills in a fun way!
the free printable moon cycle worksheet for kids
Science and ELA: A perfect match!
Fascinating topics, themed units, day-by-day plans and examples!
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Digital Science for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades
Digital Science for 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades-- ready for distance learning
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5 Reasons to Teach Science Outside
5 Reasons to Teach Science Outside {and how to make it easy for YOU!}
the 8 free elementary science activities for teachers and families
Provide Instant Feedback Using Science Task Cards- Bye, Worksheets! — The Science Penguin
15 Free Elementary Science Activities for Educators and Families
Free Review for Physical Properties of Matter: Printable AND Digital for Google Classroom
Free Review for Physical Properties of Matter: Printable AND Digital for Google Classroom
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Free Family Science: Ecosystems, Relative Density, and Shadows
Keep science at home hands-on with these distance learning printables you can share with families.
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3 EASY Ideas to Teach Science Vocabulary with Technology — The Science Penguin
3 easy science vocabulary Ideas using technology for distance learning
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Small Group Science: An Intervention Plan for Tutoring — The Science Penguin
Small Group Science Lessons-- minimal prep for maximum effectiveness
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Refraction Observation Stations
Explore 6 different refraction scenarios using Observation Stations!
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Predicting Moon Phases using current moon phase calendar
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5 Reasons to Teach Science Outside
5 Reasons to Teach Science Outside {and how to make it easy for YOU!}
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Slow Changes Scavenger Hunt
Sign up to access the Slow Changes Scavenger Hunt in the Science Penguin Free Resource Library.
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Writing: Knowing the Genres
Writing across the genres with the same prompt gets the kids used to the different genres of writing they will encounter
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Page not found - FlapJack
Poke Card Freebies! A fun, self-checking idea to keep your students engaged and working independently or in groups.
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Reading Test Prep Strategies – Teacher Trap
Learn about the SMART acronym for powerful reading test prep!
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Word Problems Made Easy
An honest blog post about what happened when I tried (and then ditched) my Behavior Clip Chart. Here's what happened, what I learned, and what I did instead. #classroommanagement #studentbehavior #behaviorcolorcharts #behaviorclipcharts #managingstudentbehavior #behaviorclipcharts #clipchart #kindergarten #firstgrade #secondgrade #thirdgrade #fourthgrade #fifthgrade #teachertrap
Discover 8 simple strategies that will help your students overcome their fear of math word problems and develop confidence in their problem solving skills. Organisation, Problem Solving Skills, Teaching Strategies, Problem Solving, Middle School Math, Upper Elementary Math, Math Teacher, Teaching Math, Teachin
8 Strategies to Motivate Kids to Love Problem Solving
Discover 8 simple strategies that will help your students overcome their fear of math word problems and develop confidence in their problem solving skills.
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Positive Parent-Teacher Partnerships
Working with parents can be tricky, but you CAN have awesome relationships with ALL of your students' parents. Get easy tools for parent communication, guides for parent-teacher conferences, and everything you need to make parents your allies! Teaching is so much easier when parents have your back! #parentcommunication #parentteacherconferences #teachertrap
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4 Simple Steps to Teach Classroom Procedures - Kristine Nannini
Click through to learn how to teach #ClassroomProcedures and #ClassroomRoutines in the upper elementary classroom. You'll find ideas for modeling the correct and incorrect way, having students model, practicing as a whole class, plus other great ideas and downloads. Great for your 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th grade students. #BackToSchool #BTS #KristineNannini #UpperElementary #TeacherHacks #ITeachFifth #ITeachFourth #ITeachThird #ClassroomManagementt