STEAM: Do Living Things Need Love to Grow and Change

STEAM: Do Living Things Need Love to Grow and Change

This STEAM lesson provides a new approach to looking at an additional "need" of living things. Will plants grow and change when exposed to something that humans find valuable? Over the course of 1 month (25 days) students will put plants through a test of receiving love and hate to determine if it affects their growth and change. Great for K-3rd students, and fits with most Science content, as well as Technology requirements. Included in this pack: Cover Sheet Lesson Outline Experiment Set up and Procedure Student Experiment Book Relative Printables Display Please make sure to rate and leave feedback!
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Designing a Digital Watermark

Designing a Digital Watermark

Disclaimer: ***In order to use this product you must have access to iPads, the app Drawing Desk, and Google Drive. Access to the above mentioned products are not included in this purchase.*** This packet is a great and easy way for students to create their own Digital Watermark to be used in presentations, documents, slide shows, digital books, basically anything that can accept the placement of a photo. Similar to the idea of a watermark on a photograph, this affords students the chance to unleash their creativity and add a unique digital "signature" to their work. This is also a nice transition to graphic design and is great for all primary ages.
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STEM: Coding the North Pole Packet CCSS/NGSS

STEM: Coding the North Pole Packet CCSS/NGSS

This STEM activity is designed for K-2nd grade students to gain some hands on experience through a themed un-plugged coding activity. Students will help guide Santa through different parts of the North Pole (getting from Point A to Point B) by giving coding directions. This packet includes: Cover Page 2 pages of ELA and NGSS standards Teacher Instructions Student Procedure/Checklist Writing Extension North Pole Map Coding Directions 16 Task Cards Please make sure to rate and leave feedback!
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STEM: Building Walls for Humpty Dumpty CCSS

STEM: Building Walls for Humpty Dumpty CCSS

This is a great hands on unit for K-2 students that is aligned with ELA & Math CCSS, and Next Generation Science Standards for Engineering & Design. Students will read the Humpty Dumpty Nursery Rhyme, and be challenged to use specific materials to build a new wall for Humpty Dumpty so that he won't fall. ***Please note that additional materials are needed for this activity*** Plastic cups, sugar cubes, popsicle sticks, white glue, scissors, cardboard squares, and hard boiled eggs! This packet includes: Cover Page Introduction and Objective Page 3 pages of ELA, Math and Next Generation Science Standards for K-2 Lesson Procedure Humpty Dumpty Nursery Rhyme student copy Humpty Dumpty Differentiated Self Assessment Humpty Dumpty Differentiated Math Extension Humpty Dumpty Wall Designs Humpty Dumpty Student Answers Labels Humpty Dumpty Wall Building Banner for classroom display Humpty Dumpty Poster Please make sure to rate and leave feedback!
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Human Body Systems Clipart

Human Body Systems Clipart

This is a pack of 9 clipart pieces in color and black and white for teaching the Human Body Systems. This pack includes: Digestive System Circulatory System Skeletal System Nervous System Respiratory System Please make sure to rate and leave feedback!
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All About Fractions

All About Fractions

This packet is an in-depth look at understanding and using fractions in different ways. It contains 40 pages of math centers and activities as well as pre-assessment and post-assessment sheets. It covers: Explanation of Numerator and Denominator Real World Fractions Splitting Groups into Equal Halves Splitting Numbers into Equal Halves Greater Than, Less Than, Equal Fractions Please make sure to rate and leave feedback!
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STEM: Combatting Climate Change CCSS/NGSS

STEM: Combatting Climate Change CCSS/NGSS

This is a hands-on investigative STEM focusing on issues of climate change and how it affects the polar caps, and subsequently the polar bear population. With the teacher's assistance, students will observe an experiment about Climate Change and how the heating of the Earth can cause the polar caps to melt. This packet includes: Cover Page Introduction and Set up Page 2 pages of ELA, and Next Generation Science Standards for K-2 Lesson Procedure Teacher Preparation Sheets Poster Combatting Climate Change Differentiated Self Assessment Combatting Climate Change Letter Writing Extension Combatting Climate Change Polar Bears and Car clipart Combatting Climate Change Headers Combatting Climate Change Circle Map Combatting Climate Change Brainstorming Ideas Combatting Climate Change Booklet Combatting Climate Change Differentiated Self-Assessment Combatting Climate Change Banner for classroom display Please make sure to rate and leave feedback!
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Telling Time: Digital and Analog Hour and Half Hour

Telling Time: Digital and Analog Hour and Half Hour

This math activity is designed to help students work on telling time to the hour and half hour. This includes: 2 worksheets that can be printed back to back 4 pages of mini clocks, to be printed on colored paper and laminated 4 pages of digital times to the hour and half hour, to be printed on colored paper and laminated
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Mega Math Packet

Mega Math Packet

This is a collection of 55 pages of math activities I have used with K-2nd grade students as individual math centers and for guided math. The activities are aligned around Counting, Ordering, Sorting, Numeracy, Ordinal Numbers, Tally Marks, Place Value, Base 10 Blocks, Time to Hour and Half Hour, Graphing, and Number Words.
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Exploring Tally Marks

Exploring Tally Marks

This is designed to help students work on understanding tally marks and how they can be related to numbers and place value. This includes: 2 worksheets which can be printed back to back 4 pages of tally marks from 1-10 to be printed on colored paper and laminated 3 pages of 2 and 3 digit numbers to be printed on colored paper and laminated 1 page to match tally marks for place value with numbers, also to be printed on colored paper and laminated.
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Sorting Numbers from Least to Greatest

Sorting Numbers from Least to Greatest

This math activity is designed to encourage students to practice sorting numbers from least to greatest with 2 and 3 digit numbers. This includes: 2 worksheets to sort numbers from least to greatest (can be printed back to back) 6 pages of 2 and 3 digit numbers to be printed on different colored paper each page, so that students can sort a pack of 8 cards at a time.
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Ordering Ordinal Numbers

Ordering Ordinal Numbers

This math activity is designed to assist students with practicing ordinal numbers beyond 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. This includes: Worksheet 3 activity sheets to be printed on colored paper and laminated for use with dry erase markers.
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Fantastic Fall STEM Challenges

Fantastic Fall STEM Challenges

This is a set of Fall Themed STEM Challenges, designed to encourage young students to begin exploring the scientific method as well as working in groups with critical thinking, creativity, and problem solving. 1. Pumpkin Carriages 2. Comparing Cranberries 3. Turkey Transporters Each challenge includes directions, materials list, activity sheets (differentiated as needed), and self-assessment for students. Please Note: Additional materials are needed: Small pumpkins, pieces of cardboard, string, scotch tape or masking tape, fresh cranberries, dried cranberries or Craisins, cranberry sauce, cardboard boxes, large plastic container or clear plastic cups, water, wax paper, iron.
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