Science and Engineering Practices Lesson Plans 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)- 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...
(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...
(Performance Task) Hydrology – Calculating the Biotic Value of Water by- Alison Gryga
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Alaska DOE
In this performance task, students will determine the biotic value. The biotic value is an indicator of water quality, the higher the value the fewer...
Biodiversity Skillbuilder 3: How Diverse is Biodiversity? (grades 2-5)
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  • Science
  • K-2, 3-5
NGSS
Students explore biodiversity statistics by hypothesizing the number of animal species and comparing to scientific estimates. Download the Educators...