Physical Science Lesson Plan Templates in Elementary (Grades 3-5) Science

Find free Elementary (Grades 3-5) Science Lesson Plan Templates on Physical Science.
Energy Flow Activity 4: Food Chains Rummy (Grades 2-5)
Resource
  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5
NGSS
Students synthesize their understanding of energy flow and trophic relationships through “Food Chains Rummy,” a modified version of the classic card...
Carbon Dioxide, Temperature, and Human Impact
Resource
Standards aligned
This lesson on carbon dioxide, temperature, and human impact was developed by Hanna Nielsen at the Coastal Ecosystems Institute, and it centers on a...
Energy Flow Activity 2: Producers, Consumers, Decomposers (Grades 2-5)
Resource
  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5
Students become “experts” and make creative presentations about the different ecological roles of producers, consumers, and decomposers at local and...
Energy Flow Activity 1: Predators and Prey (Grades 2-5)
Resource
  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5
NGSS
Students apply their understanding of physical characteristics and biological classification of different organisms through a game of classification...
Adaptations Activity 5: Create a Creature (Grades 2-5)
Resource
  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5
NGSS
Students apply their understanding of adaptations by designing their own organisms to survive in different habitats. Students will design and share...
Adaptations Activity 4: Go Adapt! (Grades 2-5)
Resource
  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5
Students synthesize their understanding of adaptations by playing a “go fish” style game to collect sets of organisms with physical and behavioral...
Adaptations Activity 3: Behavioral Adaptations (Grades 2-5)
Resource
  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5
Students discuss the migration of monarch butterflies as an example of behavioral adaptations, then act out the behavioral adaptations of organisms...
Adaptations Activity 2: Physical Adaptations (Grades 2-5)
Resource
  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5
Students explore the adaptations that allow beavers to thrive in aquatic environments, then make observations and inferences about the functions of...
Understanding Behavioral and Physical Adaptations
Resource
  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5
NGSS
After learning about and exploring plant and animal adaptations, students research local organisms with interesting adaptations and share findings...
Snap Circuits Introduction to Electricity
Resource
  • Science
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
South Carolina DOE
Using the Snap Circuits 100 kit, teach Lesson 1 in the student book. This lesson provides vocabulary, safety, handouts, and basic electricity...