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Paper Roller Coasters - A STEM Activity - Create a roller coaster from card stock and tape with at least one trick maneuver. Then calculate the average speed of the marble. Middle School Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Elementary Teaching, Teaching Ideas, Paper Roller Coaster, Roller Coasters, Gifted Education

Paper Roller Coasters - A STEM Activity, a project from Mr. Cooper

My students need cardstock and 30 rolls of tape to complete this project. Everybody loves roller coasters, or at least watching them, even if it is a marble rolling down a ramp. Imagine the sense o...

Nicole Farrell I like this activity for the day of school because it allows the students to celebrate while also doing some STEM activities. This will give the students some structure while also celebrating. 100 Days Of School, School Holidays, School Fun, School Ideas, School Stuff, School Snacks, Summer School, 100s Day, Kindergarten Stem

STEM for the 100th Day of School {FREE!}

FREE 100th Day STEM Stations for PreK through 3rd Grade!

28 days of hands-on STEM activities for kids: coding, STEM challenges, STEM on a budget, and more. Good for young children! Stem Science, Preschool Science, Science For Kids, Science Activities, Activities For Kids, Science Experiments, Science Ideas, Math Stem, Stem Activities For Kindergarten

28 Days of Hands-On STEM Activities for Kids

28 days of hands-on STEM activities for kids - coding, STEM challenges, STEM on a budget, and more! It's science, tech, engineering & math made fun.

19 Spooky STEM Projects For Kiddos This Halloween Baking soda ghost goes BOO(m).

19 Spooky STEM Projects For Kiddos This Halloween

Baking soda ghost goes BOO(m).

4 Seuss and STEM Activities. March is here and that means celebrating Dr. Seuss's birthday and Read Across America in a number of fabulous ways all month long! I’m a total and am always game for integrating STEM into seasonal festivities ( November Dr. Seuss, Dr Seuss Stem, Dr Seuss Day, Dr Seuss Activities, Science Activities, Sequencing Activities, Science Resources, Holiday Activities, Science Lessons

Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog | Scholastic

Exciting lesson ideas, classroom strategies, teaching tips, book lists, videos, and reproducibles in a daily blog by teachers from the classrooms of extraordinary mentor

insect art projects - Thomas Elementary Art The Underground Lives of Ants by grade Science, ant body parts and habitats What if ants were more like us Art Sub Lessons, Ant Art, 3rd Grade Art Lesson, Art Sub Plans, Drawing Activities, Listening Activities, Art Lessons Elementary, Elementary Drawing, School Art Projects

The Underground Lives of Ants by 2nd grade

This blogging community is full of super cool people with amazing ideas and lesson plans. Often times, I'll find an idea that is interesting and change it or add to it to suit my student population. It is beyond rare that I find a lesson that I duplicate outright. I've done just that with this project. I take absolutely no credit for this lesson. All the props go to Mrs. Knight at Mrs. Knight's Smartest Artists. This post popped up in my Pinterest feed and I immediately repined it to use…

Science - Learning about Pollination - use juice boxes to make flowers, students drink nectar, eat cheetos without wiping hands for pollen, go to other flowers, and the "pollen" will stick - From Second Grade Shenanigans Preschool Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Education, Science For Kids, Elementary Schools, Classroom Ideas, Science Lessons

A Little Talk About the Birds and the Bees

Yes…yes…we start them early at my school! :) This week, we have been all into plants! We even discussed…dare I say it…reproduction! Sorry parents…hope that didn’t begin any continuing conversations/questions! Ha! Seriously though, plants have been a lot of fun! We planted a few seeds two weeks ago and the kids have been recording plant episodes (journals) on the iPad! They wear special glasses and everything {they are kind of a big deal} so that they can look just like a real scientist! They…

Make a self watering planter. Great activity for kids to learn about gardening. Make a self watering planter. Great activity for kids to learn about gardening.

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Make a self watering planter. Watch seeds grow. Great activity for kids to learn about gardening.

Science Lab Safety Rules Contract FREEBIE Includes full page and halfsheet version perfect for Science Notebooks Middle School Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Education, Physical Science, Classroom Rules, Stem School, Stem Teaching

Science Lab Safety Contract FREEBIE!

Science Lab Safety Rules Contract FREEBIE! Includes full page and half-sheet version perfect for Science Notebooks!

A FREE set of five student role sheets designed for use during the STEM Engineering Challenges that I have created! I post these STEM Challenge . 4th Grade Science, Stem Science, Elementary Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Ideas, Engineering Challenges, Stem Challenges, Stem School

STEM Engineering Challenge Projects ~ FREE Student Role Sheets!

A FREE set of five student role sheets designed for use during the STEM Engineering Challenges that I have created! I post these STEM Challenge role sheets in the classroom. I copy each role sheet in a different color! I either assign roles or leave it up to a random draw using the small cards.

Wonderful additions to any STEAM classroom, discover the eight story picture books for kids that were chosen by EducationCloset to enhance STEAM learning. Stem Science, Teaching Science, Teaching Ideas, Science Books, Science Ideas, Science Classroom, Teaching Reading, Teaching Resources, Stem Classes

Picture Books For The STEAM Classroom | Education Closet

Wonderful additions to any STEAM classroom, discover the eight story picture books for kids that were chosen by EducationCloset to enhance STEAM learning.

Build your own bottle rocket! It's important to give kids lots of hands on experiences, and this DIY activity is also great for piquing their curiosity about science and engineering. Diy Bottle Rocket, Diy Rocket, Science Experiments Kids, Science Fair, Science For Kids, Life Science, Stem Projects, Projects For Kids, Kids Crafts

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It’s important to give kids lots of hands-on experiences, and this DIY activity is also great for piquing their curiosity about science! Thanks to Goldie Blox for their permission to re-purp…

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Easy Teacher Appreciation Day with free downloads | Mommy Upgrade

Easy ideas for Teacher Appreciation Day including a round-up of my favorite free download tags. Have you personalized another Teacher Appreciation gift yet?

While this sheet is made for first grade, I think this can be utilized in a second grade class as well. One of the TEKS we have added in the unit is comparing rocks. Primary Science, Kindergarten Science, Science Classroom, Teaching Science, Science Education, First Grade Worksheets, Science Worksheets, Science Lessons, Science Activities

Soil and Rocks!

Hello Everyone! Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there...and to all the dads, grandparents, friends, and others who also fulfill the mom role. Your job is so important! Celebrate your commitment and love! I had a wonderful day spoiling my mom and hearing from both my babies---from afar!! Yes, they will always be my babies no matter how old they get!!! I love you, Jordan and Toby!!! I have so much to share from last week!! We had one jam packed week, which about took me out, but we do…

Our school has adopted the Next Generation Science Standards and one of my favorite units in grade is our Sound Unit. NGSS asks that students conduct experiments to explain that vibrations make sounds and sound can make materials vibrate. 1st Grade Science, Primary Science, Kindergarten Science, Elementary Science, Physical Science, Science Classroom, Science For Kids, Elementary Music, Classroom Fun

Sound: 1st Grade Science - The Brown Bag Teacher

Fabulous Sound Unit for 1st - 3rd grades. Perfect for teaching with the NGSS! Books, writing, hands-on science