Grades 1-3

Resources

Earth & Environmental Science

Daily and Seasonal Changes

Students learn about daily and seasonal changes through group discussion, songs, drawing and interactive demonstrations.
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Daily and Seasonal Changes

Astronomy & Space Science

Constellation Viewers

Students will learn about stars and create a "constellation viewer" where they can create a constellation to look at.
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Constellation Viewers

Biology

Storytime - Microscope Fun

Read "Greg's Microscope" and learn about microscopes by building your own.
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Storytime - Microscope Fun

Health Sciences

Storytime - Washing Your Hands

Read "My Hero is You" and learn about germs and the importance of washing your hands.
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Storytime - Washing Your Hands

Earth & Environmental Science

Storytime - Butterfly Life Cycle

Read "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" and learn about the different steps in the life cycle of a butterfly.
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Storytime - Butterfly Life Cycle

Biology

Storytime - What If There Were No Bees?

Read "What If There Were No Bees?" and learn about the importance of bees and cross-pollination.
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Storytime - What If There Were No Bees?

Earth & Environmental Science

Storytime - Who Likes the Wind?

Read "Who Likes the Wind?" and learn about wind and renewable energy.
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Storytime - Who Likes the Wind?

Physics

Make Your Own Bottled Music

Students see how different amounts of air and water in a space can change the way we hear sounds.
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Make Your Own Bottled Music

Physics

Make a "Coat Hanger Walkman"

Students explore the science of sound by creating their own "Walkman" which transmits vibrations through a piece of string.
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Make a "Coat Hanger Walkman"

Chemistry

Create a Sunprint

Students will use a special type of paper that is sensitive to the sun to create fun prints and designs on the paper using sunlight.
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Create a Sunprint

Earth & Environmental Science

Nature Scavenger Hunt

Students will go on an outdoor scavenger hunt to find things related to nature and the environment.
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Nature Scavenger Hunt

Earth & Environmental Science

Nature BINGO

Students will go outdoors to search for various natural objects and living things, and try to be the first person to get a BINGO.
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Nature BINGO

Earth & Environmental Science

Summer Time Bucket List

Students will do a variety of activities listed on their "Summer Time Bucket List" and try to check off as many activities as possible over the course of the summer break.
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Summer Time Bucket List

Physics

Optical Inversion

Students will be introduced to a refraction - when light bends it passes from one material to another.
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Optical Inversion

Chemistry

Three States of Matter: Orange Soda

Students learn about the three states of matter and how they might interact in one system using baking soda solid and orange juice liquid in a cup to produce "orange soda" gas.
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Three States of Matter: Orange Soda