Science and Engineering Practices Activities in Elementary (Grades 3-5) Science

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Layers of the Atmosphere for Upper Elementary
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  • Science
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
NGSS
Overview: Students will engage with information from books and other reliable media to learn about the layers of the Earth's atmosphere. Learning...
Weather Instruments Lesson for Upper Elementary
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  • Science
  • Elementary (Grades 3-5)
NGSS
Overview: Students will learn about a variety of weather instruments and also will be given materials to design and build a working anemometer...
(Unit Plan Outline) The Health of Water and the Impact on Habitat- by Steve Byers
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Alaska DOE
In this unit plan outline, students will discuss the importance of healthy water habitats. Students will be able to define and understand the four...
(Unit Plan)- Simple Machines Catapults- intermediate grades-By: Patricia Janicek
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Standards aligned
Students will act as scientists working through the engineering design process to plan, build, and test a catapult using rubber bands and craft...
One Map To Rule Them ALL- by Heather Baker and Kristie Cotroneo
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This unit is used to address the key questions 1.) How do we survive in various habitats? 2.) How are things connected within a habitat? 3.) How can...
Halloween Mystery: Pumpkin Patch
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  • Science
  • 3-5, MS
Every month, Science Naturally shares one STEM mystery taken from our One Minute Mysteries series . This is a bonus holiday mystery in honor of...
(Performance Task) PH Level Measurements- BY Alyssa Adams Howell
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Standards aligned
In this performance task, students will describe how the ph level is pertinent to the habitat of life in bodies of water. Students will take...
(Performance Task) Invertebrate Study of Coastal Stream Water-By Unknown
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Standards aligned
In this performance task, students will investigate factors that affect invertebrate life in coastal streams. Students will use LabQuest probes to...
(Thematic Unit) Coastal Stream Study- By Unknown
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Alaska DOE
In this unit, students will learn basic criteria used to investigate invertebrates in coastal streams. Students will discuss water quality and how...
(Performance Task) Waters Importance to a Habitat’s Healthy Life Footprint -By Byers
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Alaska DOE
In this performance task, students will use LabQuest Probes to measure the temperature and oxygen level of three different water habitats. Students...