Earth and Space Science Resources in Elementary (Grades 3-5) Science

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Growing Plants - 3 (of 6) lesson plans.
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Growing / plants lesson plans; working alongside English (Jack and the Beanstalk); topic is Castles; Dragons and Giants. PowerPoints have links to...
Insect adaptations
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Updated: 
2016
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Lesson on bugs and consolidating knowledge on habitats and adaptations. You will need play dough and art straws for the activity.
Why do penguins huddle together?
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Step by step session to develop enquiry skills Lesson Objective: To explore through a series of observations
Animal poems
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Updated: 
2016
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A collection of animal poetry. Various types (concrete; haiku; free verse; couplets; etc.) and various authors. I used this to connect literacy to a...
Vocabulary Display Interdependence
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Beautiful vocabulary display for Interdependence and Adaptation and a word bank to give to the children too.
Plants
ARKive 
Updated: 
2016
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In this resource for 7-11 year olds, students will learn about different plant parts and their functions, as well as about seeds and their different...
Rainforests as habitats
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A PowerPoint presentation about rainforest layers and the creatures that live in them. At the end students went on to invent/design their own...
BG/MI Nutrition planning grid
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Planning grid based on Blooms/Gardner and Multiple Intelligences for nutrition.
under the sea
Science_Team 
Updated: 
2016
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PowerPoint presentation about animal life in the see.
Rainwater harvesting in farming
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  • Multiple Subjects
  • K-2, 3-5, MS, HS
This Defra video explores technology in farming in the UK. It focuses on the benefits of rain water harvesting. It features Elwyn Griffiths on his...