Category: Science

5 picture books for kids about water and the water cycle, perfect for science class

5 Amazing Picture Books About Water

Are you about to dive into your Water Cycle unit in Science class? Here are the 5 sweetest books about water that are perfect for Upper Elementary classes. These books are great to use to introduce the Water Cycle, states of matter and properties of water to students. They also

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top 5 books about weather for kids

The Top 5 Books About Weather

Are you on the hunt for some awesome books about weather? Incorporating books into EVERY subject area is such a passion of mine. We often forget that big kids LOVE to be read to! Here are my top 5 books to incorporate into your unit on weather. 1) Groundhog Weather

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best 3 books about clouds

The 3 BEST Books About Clouds

Today I have 3 books about clouds to share with you. These would be perfect read alouds during your Weather unit! One book is a fiction story, the other is a nonfiction informational book, and the last is a wordless picture book! 1) A Story About Clouds : Cloudette Cloudette

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the ultimate guide to teaching wetland ecosystems

The Ultimate Guide to Teaching Wetland Ecosystems

Are you an upper elementary science teacher who ends the year with a unit on wetland ecosystems? If so, this blog post is for you! Here are my top 4 tips for launching a successful wetland ecosystems science unit. Start with Literature!  There are some amazing books out there about

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The Secret to Teaching Electricity Isn’t So Hard!

Teaching Electricity and Magnetism doesn’t have to be hard. In fact, it can be super fun! (For both you and the kids! Don’t worry!) Note that this post contains Amazon links. They throw a few pennies my way if you purchase from my links 🙂 Step 1: Teach Basic Concepts

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Top 5 Books for your Classroom Chemistry Unit

Here are my top 5 books that you MUST include in your Classroom Chemistry unit!Under each description is an amazon affiliate link. That means that Amazon throws a few pennies my way if you purchase through this link 🙂 That helps me to keep my blog going! 1) Zoey and

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Classroom Chemistry – A Ghoulish Good Time!

Right now in Science, we are studying Classroom Chemistry. I wanted to incorporate a little bit of Halloween fun into our unit! Students LOVED the labs and I LOVED how much learning was happening! Here are some of the activities that we did: Separating Mixtures: First we watched these videos

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