Science Activities

Add fun and student engagement to your upper elementary science class with these hands-on projects and experiments! Find everything you need for the budding scientists in your classroom. There are projects, experiments, ideas, activities, and more.
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Three Ideas for Climate vs. Weather Activities
Understanding the difference between climate and weather is crucial for building a strong foundation in science education. Using teamwork, creativity, and critical thinking, here are three ideas to explore that difference that will spark curiosity and inspire the next generation of environmental stewards! 🌍✨ Read more about these ideas over on my blog! Check it out here: https://theowlteacher.com/3-effective-strategies-for-climate-vs-weather/
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7 Quick & Easy Ways to Prep Science Activities
7 Quick & Easy Ways to Prep Science Activities
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3 Effective Strategies for Teaching Climate vs Weather
3 Effective Strategies for Teaching Climate vs Weather
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5 Effortless Activities to Ace Animal Structures
Ensuring your lesson on animal structures align with NGSS while still covering all the important information doesn't have to be overwhelming. Check out these effortless activities to ace your unit!
Assessing electricity doesn't have to be a challenge! On the contrary, it can be authentic, engaging, and hands-on! This blog post describes in detail a STEM activity where students take on the role of engineers who have to create electric vests. Watch their minds buckle down and work on this fun STEM challenge! Upper Elementary Resources, Erosion Activities, Circle Book, Owl Teacher, Learning Patience, The Scientific Method, Engineering Design Process, Stem Challenge, Stem Activity
Exploring Electricity with Electric Vests
Assessing electricity doesn't have to be a challenge! On the contrary, it can be authentic, engaging, and hands-on! This blog post describes in detail a STEM activity where students take on the role of engineers who have to create electric vests. Watch their minds buckle down and work on this fun STEM challenge!
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Teach Genetics with Jelly Beans
Teach genetics to your students to help them learn about how traits get passed down from parents to their offspring. This fun demonstration that uses jelly beans provides an engaging and concrete way for students to learn this information. Click through to read how to do the experiment and to get a freebie!
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Polluting a Fish for Earth Day (or any day really!)
Teaching science is a fun and engaging activity with this science experiment! Check out this idea on how to help students explore pollution for Earth Day or any science lesson!
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Why does Diet Coke Float and Regular Coke Sink?
Why does Diet Coke float and regular Coke sink? Students explore density and buoyancy through this engaging science experiment activity on physical matter!
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7 Options for Creating Solar System Scaled Models
These solar system scale model ideas are sure to engage your students and help them grasp the understanding of distance and relative size. Check them out!
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5 Activities to Learn Science Vocabulary
Help your students understand science vocabulary and retain it better with these five teaching ideas!
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10 Ecosystem Project Ideas
Engage your students with these 10 ecosystem project ideas for your elementary science class and grab a FREEBIE to get started!
colorful candies with text reading teaching genetics using jelly beans with a prebie
Teach Genetics with Jelly Beans
Teach genetics to your students to help them learn about how traits get passed down from parents to their offspring. This fun demonstration that uses jelly beans provides an engaging and concrete way for students to learn this information. Click through to read how to do the experiment and to get a freebie!
a clear plastic container with red lettering on it and an image of the words density science experiment
Why does Diet Coke Float and Regular Coke Sink?
Why does Diet Coke float and regular Coke sink? Students explore density and buoyancy through this engaging science experiment activity on physical matter!
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Teaching Electricity with Pickles
Teaching electricity becomes exciting and suspenseful when you go about it with this engaging scientific demonstration using pickles! Your class will see how a pickle can be turned into a conductor of electricity, as well as a conductor for sound energy and light energy! Your students will love this demonstration, but be sure that it is done by you and NOT the students (for safety reasons)!
two children are drawing solar system models on paper
7 Options for Creating Solar System Scaled Models
These solar system scale model ideas are sure to engage your students and help them grasp the understanding of distance and relative size. Check them out!