Elementary Science

Science observation

Mon Apr 17, 2017 7:35 PM

Hi, all! 

What are some hand on activities for science lessons that have worked effectively in your classrooms?  


Joanna Gomez
Joanna Gomez
795 Activity Points

Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:32 AM

For Health-oral hygiene, my Kindergarten students enjoyed the egg, vinegar, coke experiment, which was based on inquiry.

Jaqueline Colin
1530 Activity Points

Sat Apr 29, 2017 4:20 PM

Hi Joanna,

I am wondering with what grade level are you working. That will make a huge difference in how I respond to your question.

Kathy Renfrew
Kathy Renfrew
33400 Activity Points

Thu May 18, 2017 11:55 AM

This is an elementary lesson on animal adaptations. It's specifically about birds. I modified this because I didn't want to use marbles or anything that might endanger students. I used Chex Mix at each table/group because of the variety of sizes and shapes included. I went to Dollar Tree and got six each of salad tongs, binder clips, clothespins, popsicle sticks, and small condiment cups came from Sam's Club. The students got to eat the Chex Mix at the end and used the condiment cups as their bird bellies.


Pamela Dupre
Pamela Dupre
84071 Activity Points

Mon Dec 04, 2017 4:44 PM


Here is a website with many engaging activities for students for all ages


Kia Shields
Kia Shields
3192 Activity Points

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