Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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Classifying Living Things

Record student observations on the similarities and differences between plants and animals on a Venn diagram and determine the basic needs of each.

Dissolving Race

Compare a sugar cube and an equivalent amount of granulated sugar, each dropped in an equal volume of water. Mix granulated sugar with cold and warm water.

Living, Dead or Nonliving

Distribute a mystery material or “green stuff,” and ask students to determine what category it belongs to: living, dead or nonliving.

Observing Properties

Introduce a variety of solid objects and use senses to sort them. Then explain the criteria used for the sorting schemes.

Systems and Interactions

Use Playdoh® and wax paper to simulate the collision between two tectonic plates.

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