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      Science as Inquiry
      Physical Science
      Life Science
      Earth and Space Science
      Science and Technology
      Science in Personal and Environmental Perspectives
      History and Nature of Science

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      History, Government, Economics, and Geography, Approved 2005
      Mathematics, Approved 2003
      Reading, Approved 2003
      Science, Approved 2007
      Writing, Approved 2004
      Additional Content Areas

Science, Approved 2007  
1    Science as Inquiry
1    The student will be involved in activities that develop skills necessary to conduct scientific inquiries.   
4    The student asks and answers questions about objects, organisms, and events in his/her environment.
Types Resources
Lesson Plans
Links (click to open)Description
Be on the Lookout Students create "Wanted" posters for destructive bugs.
CyberBee: "Cool" Weather Destinations? Site includes lessons, projects, website connections, investigations and more on weather lore, weather, conversation, weather forecasts, weather instrument, weather maps and weather safety.
CyberBee: Inquiring Minds: Science Magic Capture the gas. Build a roller coaster. Experiment with goey recipes. Inquiring minds can learn about science through a variety of hands-on and minds-on techniques. Resources on the Web can supplement the lesson.
Early Elementary Science Lessons Early Elementary Science Lessons on the following topics: Astronomy, Life Sciences, Chemistry, Earth Science, Technology & Physical Science. Each lesson has objectives, activities, extensions, and other connecting sites.
Graphic Organizer A graphic organizer helps students gather research notes for writing.
Science "Snacks" "Snacks" are miniature science exhibits that teachers can make using common, inexpensive, easily available materials. "Snacks" include instructions, advice, and helpful hints. Lessons from the Exploratorium Museum.
The Adventures of Herman Squirmin' Herman the Worm teaches students all about worms and how to make their own worm bin in this new interactive curriculum. Also in Spanish.
Trees are Terrific?Travels with Pierre Help children learn the critical role that trees play in maintaining the ecological balance on this planet. Children learn about the structures and functions of a tree. Also in Spanish
Weather One Lessons for elementary students about clouds, seasons, air pressure, winds, global warming, and violent weather.
ZoomSci Mix hot science with cool ideas! Lessons and ideas on: Earth Science/ Engineering/Fluids/Forces/Patterns/Sounds/Structures/and the Human Body.
10 available

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