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4th and 5th Grade Energy - Renewable and Non-Renewable  w/Engineering Challenge

4th and 5th Grade Energy - Renewable and Non-Renewable w/Engineering Challenge

This NGSS lesson with a STEM component is cross-curricular, contains an engineering challenge and helps students distinguish between the pros and cons of both renewable and non-renewable resources. It is hand-on and engaging science with CCSS integrated. This unit contains: A teaching PPT (also in PDF) of renewable energy resources. A teaching PPT (also in PDF) of non-renewable energy resources Student Engineering Challenge - student pages and teacher Presentation Interactive workbook pages for the entire unit CLOZE reading Lesson plan and complete instructions included. Thematic lesson that is differentiated and ENGAGING! And so Much More 86 pages in all. Check out my blogs at: http://www.instructionalstrategiesteachingtipsandtricks.com/ www.storytimebyelizabeth.com
elizabethpinotti
5th Grade NGSS Earth Science - Creation of Yosemite STEM and Differentiated

5th Grade NGSS Earth Science - Creation of Yosemite STEM and Differentiated

This engaging 101-page NGSS STEM unit contains all of the teacher tools, presentations and student pages to make teaching it a breeze. Included: a full lesson plan, a PowerPoint Presentation of how Yosemite was formed (in PPT and PDF), student interactive notebook pages, Yosemite Picture Identification lab, assessments and more. This interactive engaging NGSS STEM unit covers NGSS Standards: 5-ESS2-1 Develop a model that demonstrates how the environment, earthquakes, volcanic action and glaciers influenced the formation of Yosemite Valley. Specifically, ESS2.A: Earth Materials and Systems: How the earth’s systems interact in multiple ways to affect Earth’s surface materials and processes – glaciers, volcanic activity and fault block mountains. Cross-cutting concepts: A system can be described in terms of its components and interactions. (5-ESS2-1), (5-ESS3-1) – as well as cross curricular standards. STEM included. Specific Learning Outcomes: Students will understand how Yosemite Valley formed over 10 million years. Students will understand what fault block mountains are and how faults contributed to the formation of Yosemite. Students will understand what a glaciated landscape is. Students will display their knowledge using an interactive notebook. Students will create a model of one of the phases of the formation of Yosemite. Students will use research to predict what Yosemite will look like a million years from now. Two fun alternative assessments are also included Please check out my other lessons, units and blogs. Blogs: www.storiesbyelizabeth.com http://www.instructionalstrategiesteachingtipsandtricks.com/
elizabethpinotti
Data Analysis - Bar Graphs

Data Analysis - Bar Graphs

Lesson created as part of a year 8 data analysis unit. The lesson focuses on developing drawing and interpretation of bar graphs. Can be complimented well with appropriate practice exam questions to extend. Can also be well scaffolded using a visualiser or excel to demonstrate how pupils may want to start drawing their graph. Can be scaffolded/extended to be made suitable for year 7 or 8.
Donber1
Data Analysis - Line Graphs

Data Analysis - Line Graphs

Lesson created as part of a year 8 data analysis unit. The lesson focuses on developing skills drawing and interpreting line graphs, using height/weight measurements as a basis (practical). The lesson can be made suitable for use with year 7 or 8 if scaffolded/extended appropriately. Can be very well complemented with practise exam questions incorporating line graph drawing/interpretation.
Donber1
Animal Classification Lesson Pack - KS1 Science

Animal Classification Lesson Pack - KS1 Science

This is an exciting hands on lesson that encourages independent learning, curiosity and investigation. Children are set the challenge to be scientists and have their very own Scientific Notebook to complete as they explore the different activities… Classification station - where children sort and classify animals, Questioning station - where children are encouraged to ask their own questions, Research station - where children can find interesting facts and follow their interests This pack comes with everything you need to deliver this tried and tested lesson. It includes: Lesson Plan, PowerPoint, Workbook (a fun booklet in the style of a Scientific Notebook), Classification grid, group labels and pictures of animals to sort, Question posters (promoting questioning language), Animal fact sheets, Classification posters (Mammals, Amphibians, Reptiles, Fish, Insects and Birds), Table cards to label each workstation, Internet links to free and age appropriate internet research sites.
Miss_Jackson
Scientists and Inventors   -  Steve Jobs PowerPoint and Worksheets

Scientists and Inventors - Steve Jobs PowerPoint and Worksheets

**Scientists and Inventors - Steve Jobs PowerPoint and Worksheets ** From my Scientists and Inventors resources collection – Let’s learn about Steve Jobs This download teaches children about Steve Jobs. There is a detailed 40 slide PowerPoint on his life, achievements and facts about him. There are also differentiated, 7 page, worksheets to allow children to demonstrate their understanding. This download includes: Complete 40 slide PowerPoint 7 page worksheets (x3 differentiated) Blank worksheet for answers Answer sheets Thanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/member/Charleei">here</a></strong> <strong>Some of my other products:</strong> <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/six-science-lessons-products-bundle-pack-11147925"> Big Science Bundle Pack </a></strong> <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-space-workbook-11180019"> Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook </a></strong> <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/science-investigation-booklet-11146853"> Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit </a></strong>
TheGingerTeacher
Solar Oven Activity Sheet

Solar Oven Activity Sheet

There is a blackout and you are stuck without power for a few days. Help your family by building a solar powered oven to cook your food. Build a solar oven that can get to over 80’C using everyday materials. This is a fun and easy activity that can be done by anyone that can use a pair of scissors. The end result is incredibly effective and can easily be extended to learn about scientific measurements and controls. The worksheet is self-contained on one sheet of paper minimising the amount of printing required. Instructions are included on the worksheet. Materials needed: Worksheet Scissors Cling Wrap Thermometer (optional) Colour pencils to decorate Follow up questions: How could you make your oven even hotter? How could you keep your oven hot even after the sun goes down?
BrainChildAcademy