How Digestion Works: What Happens to Food After You Eat it?
How Digestion Works: What Happens to Food After You Eat it? Different foods have different effects on your body, it's good to know what happens during the digestive process. It will really make a difference in how you make your food choices! I love this poster, I want to hang it in my kitchen
STEM Trifold: Flotation Device
A new way to STEM! Guide your students through the entire STEM engineering design process using a simple trifold. Students will ask, imagine, plan, create, evaluate, reflect, and improve...all in the trifold! For this challenge which can be completed in one class period, students will construct a flo...
Lesson: Using Infographics To Teach The Life Cycle Of An Insect -
Lesson: Using Infographics To Teach The Life Cycle Of An Insect by Dawn Casey-Rowe My third-grade son is learning charts and graphs. I love charts and graphs–there’s something magical about being able to take information and distill them into a simple and beautiful form. “A picture’s worth a thousand words.” This is true, even […]
STEM for Kids: Egg Drop Project - Buggy and Buddy
Have you tried the egg drop project yet? This was our 4th year in a row taking part this super fun STEM activity for kids! Check out how to do it with your children or students, and be sure to print out our two free printable recording sheets.
M is for Monster: Math & Science Preschool Activities
Kids will love this self-inflating monster balloon experiment! It's part of a M is for Monster theme with preschool science and math.
Visual: Half-brain Teaching : STEAM Vs STEM
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education
Weather: Fill the cup with water. Put shaving cream on top for a cloud. Explain that when clouds get really heavy with water, it rains! Then put blue food coloring on top of the cloud, and watch it rain.
5 Easy Student Learning Centers
Hello all! I am so happy to be back. Last time I wrote about how I organize my learning centers. Today, I'm here to talk about the centers that I keep in my back pocket all year long. I don't use them all the time, but when I need a quick and easy set-up, these are the ones I go to.
Get dirty with engineering and physics
At the heart of MudWatt kits and curricula is a durable tub of dirt, which engages young minds on topics like biology to physics, energy, and engineering.
How To Make A Cloud
A few years ago, I had great fun creating some great big clouds to be used at the entrance to The Farm Chicks Show. But before we got them to the show, we had fun with them at home. The...
Wiggly Worms: A Garden Science Activity Guide
Planning a unit on worms? This post has everything you would ever want! Worm books, worm lessons, worm snacks, worm crafts and even worm play.
Grade 5 Earth and Space Science- Weather. By having each student create a cycle of how weather works will allow the students to become more familiar with how it works in their daily lives. Ensure the students understand the meanings behind all the correct weather terms, (cold front, etc) and see how they can make a cycle out of felt or card board paper.