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I Spy Clouds
I Spy Clouds
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I Spy Clouds
Heads up! Students become cloud experts before making custom clouds, complete with weather predictions!
3rd grade
Science
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Give the Planet a Hand!
Give the Planet a Hand!
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Give the Planet a Hand!
This lesson, perfect for first and second grade learners, will help kids become environmental activists as they think of ways to help the Earth! First, students will brainstorm examples of what it means to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Next, students will partake in a creative art project where they trace their hands and think of way ways they can give the planet a hand. This engaging activity integrates creative writing skills and Earth science.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Sink or Float with the Cookie Monster
Sink or Float with the Cookie Monster
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Sink or Float with the Cookie Monster
This fun and interactive lesson will teach your students the scientific method to find out if something sinks or floats with a little help from Cookie Monster.
Kindergarten
Science
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I Look, I See
I Look, I See
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I Look, I See
Eye love science! This lesson will help your students understand the parts of the eye that work together to make us visualize the different colors, shapes, and textures of objects around us.
5th grade
Science
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Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy
Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy
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Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy
Energy is an essential part of our daily lives, but the resources that power the Earth are being threatened. In this lesson, students learn about renewable and non-renewable resources, including those that need protection.
2nd grade
Science
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Exploring Animal Adaptations!
Exploring Animal Adaptations!
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Exploring Animal Adaptations!
Give your students the opportunity to explore the perspectives of different characters by using the "See Think Wonder" Visible Thinking Routine from Harvard's Project Zero.
3rd grade
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Exploring Clouds
Exploring Clouds
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Exploring Clouds
In this lesson, students will explore the different clouds and use their imagination at the same time!
Preschool
Science
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Magnet Magic
Magnet Magic
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Magnet Magic
Help your students' reasoning skills grow with this activity that has them make educated guesses on whether or not an item will be attracted to a magnet.
Preschool
Science
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Simple Machines: Wheel and Axle
Simple Machines: Wheel and Axle
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Simple Machines: Wheel and Axle
What do a bicycle and a car have in common? They both move using the simple machine wheel and axle. In this lesson, students learn about how this simple machine works, and will identify objects that use a wheel and axle.
2nd grade
Science
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Fur, Scales, and Feathers: Identifying Animals
Fur, Scales, and Feathers: Identifying Animals
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Fur, Scales, and Feathers: Identifying Animals
Encourage your preschoolers to categorize animals based on their outer coverings. Your students will have fun differentiating between fur, scales, and feathers.
Preschool
Science
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Introduction to Dinosaurs
Introduction to Dinosaurs
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Introduction to Dinosaurs
This preschool science lesson teaches kids about dinosaurs while prompting them to draw conclusions based on visual evidence.
Preschool
Science
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A Five Senses Adventure
A Five Senses Adventure
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A Five Senses Adventure
This five senses inspired lesson will get your students excited about using their observation skills as they go on a classroom scavenger hunt!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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What's that Smell?
What's that Smell?
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What's that Smell?
Use this lesson to teach your students about their sense of smell. Teach them that food would not taste as good without their sense of smell. Have them imagine their favorite food and think if they like the taste or the smell of that food.
Kindergarten
Science
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Coral Reef Creatures
Coral Reef Creatures
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Coral Reef Creatures
Coral reef life comes alive in this fun label and match activity that challenges students’ deductive reasoning skills and allows for artistic expression.
4th grade
Science
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Seeds Seeds Seeds
Seeds Seeds Seeds
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Seeds Seeds Seeds
Every experiment begins with a hypothesis. In this hands-on science lesson, young botanists will learn about making educated guesses by planting and observing the growth of their very own lima bean seeds.
1st grade
Science
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Do You Know the Inner Planets?
Do You Know the Inner Planets?
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Do You Know the Inner Planets?
Use this lesson to teach your students the similarities and differences between Earth and the inner planets. They will be amazed by facts about our solar system!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Feel the Sensation: Touch
Feel the Sensation: Touch
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Feel the Sensation: Touch
Your preschoolers' tactile abilities will be activated with this lesson as they explore their sense of touch.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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What's Your Phase?
What's Your Phase?
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What's Your Phase?
This lesson engages students in activity to help them understand the phases of the Moon, and why they occur. Students read literature, analyze it, and then apply it to the small group performance of one cycle of the Moon’s phases.
3rd grade
Science
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A Solid Investigation
A Solid Investigation
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A Solid Investigation
In this lesson, your students will explore the properties of solids and learn to describe them in various ways.
2nd grade
Science
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Types Of Forests
Types Of Forests
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Types Of Forests
Use this lesson to teach your students about the various types of forests by drawing them on a box!
3rd grade
Science
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Producers and Consumers!
Producers and Consumers!
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Producers and Consumers!
Use this lesson to have your students learn about producers and consumers by pretending to be one.
2nd grade
Science
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What Is Code?
What Is Code?
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What Is Code?
What is code? In this lesson you'll introduce students to the concept of code (a system of symbols used for communication) using both physical and virtual experiences.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Liquid Detectives
Liquid Detectives
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Liquid Detectives
This hands-on lesson will get your students to investigate some mystery liquids, and they will have to use their observational skills to figure out what they are.
1st grade
Science
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Explore the Outer Planets
Explore the Outer Planets
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Explore the Outer Planets
Use this lesson to teach your students about the planets that are the farthest away from the sun! Teach them about the planets with rings and the materials inside the rings.
3rd grade
Science
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A Foaming Experience
A Foaming Experience
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A Foaming Experience
Get your students excited about science! In this lesson, you will read a book to your students about performing an experiment and being a scientist. Then, your students will perform their own experiments.
Preschool
Science
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Science Lesson Plans

Want to facilitate learning beyond the traditional textbook format? With Education.com's interactive science lesson plans for different grade levels, teachers and parents can use these lesson plans to have students look forward to learning about the color spectrum and solar system, as well as more generally, chemistry and physics, with their peers everyday.