Science Lab Lesson Plans- Second Nine Weeks

Activities

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Resources for

Teachers to use:

Week of Dec 13-17, 2010



4th Grade- Electricity- PS.7.4.3 Construct simple Circuits from circuit diagrams
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3rd Grade -Static Electricity


2nd Grade -Static Electricity


1st Grade - Static Electricity


Kindergarten- Static Electricity


Week of Dec. 6-10, 2010



4th Grade- Electricity-PS.7.4.3 Construct simple Circuits from circuit diagrams
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3rd Grade
Electricity- PS.7.3.3- Identify methods of producing electricity relative to Arkansas: a. Hydroelectricity b. coal,
c. oil
d. natural gas
e. nuclear,
f. solar
g. wind


2nd Grade Electricity- Producing heat, sound, and light


1st Grade- Rotation and revolution of the Earth


Kindergarten- Uses of Electricity


Week of Nov. 29- Dec. 3, 2010



4th Grade- Electricity-
PS. 7.4.2 - Classify electrical conductors and insulators.
Conductors and Insulators
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3rd Grade- ESS.10.3.1 - Demonstrate how the planets orbit the sun.

ESS.10.3.2- Demonstrate the orbit of Earth and its moon around thet sun.
ESS.10.3.3 - Relate Earth's rotation to the day/night cycle.
Model and create a diagram of how the Earth orbits the sun and illustrate which half of the Earth has daytime and which has night time.

Demonstrate where the Earth and Moon would be in a year on the diagram.

2nd Grade- Phases of the moon


1st Grade- Sequence the planets of the solar system


Kindergarten- Celestial Bodies and Moon Phases


Week of Nov. 15-19, 2010



4th Grade
Stream Table

3rd Grade
Stream Table

Week of Nov. 15-19, 2010



4th Grade
Erosion
Earthquakes model

3rd Grade- Identify the Physical properties of Minerals of Arkansas ESS.8.3.4 1. hardness 2. color 3. luster 4. streak
Use various rock sets to observe and identify properties
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2nd Grade
No School

1st Grade
No School

Kindergarten
No School

Week of Nov. 8-12, 2010



4th Grade- Changes in Earth's Surface- Earthquakes
& Volcanoes
Pudding Tectonics and Earthquakes Models

3rd Grade-
ESS.8.3.5
Identify areas in AR that are the main sources of the following minerals:
1.bauxite 2. novaculite 3. Quartz Crystal 4. Diamond 5. Bromine
Finish Arkansas map of sources of minerals.

2nd Grade- Make sedimentary rocks
Making Sedimentary Rocks

1st Grade- Natural Resources
Arkansas Natural Resources Map

Kindergarten- Natural Resources
Nature Made or Man Made

Week of Nov. 1- 5, 2010


Resources for

Teachers to use:

http://www.mii.org/1study.html
4th Grade-


3rd Grade- Earth's Materials- Classifying Minerals
ESS.8.3.5
Identify areas in AR that are the main sources of the following minerals:
1.bauxite 2. novaculite 3. Quartz Crystal 4. Diamond 5. Bromine
http://www.geology.ar.gov/education/teaching_kits.htm
Use document camera or overhead projector and make a group large map with butcher paper.
Color code as a group and put the rock and mineral samples on the maps.
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Check out the Mineral Information Institute's website:
http://www.mii.org/teacherhelpers.html
2nd Grade- What are sediments?
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Observation of sediment tubes

1st Grade- Earth's Landforms
Landforms booklet

Kindergarten
No School

Week of October 25-29, 2010


http://www.mii.org/2everything.html
4th Grade- Natural Resources

Check out the Mineral Information Institute's website:
http://www.mii.org/teacherhelpers.html

http://www.mii.org/5use.html
3rd Grade-


2nd Grade- Natural Resources
Sort Natural Resource items by:
Animal, Vegetable, Mineral
(Living animal) (Plant) (Rock or mineral)

1st GraEarth's Landforms Interactive booklet


Kindergarten
No School

Week of October 18-22, 2010

All grades smartboard minilessons-

Great resources for Arkansas landforms.

You can find maps at the following site and make use of some technology at the same time.
http://www.geology.ar.gov/home/index.htm
You will find a great map at:
http://www.geology.ar.gov/education/teaching_kits.htm
plus some other teaching resources.
The staff at the Arkansas Geological Survey:
http://www.geology.ar.gov/about_us/staff.htm
There are some excellent teacher information for all grades on
Arkansas geology at:
http://cmase.uark.edu/teacher/index.html
4th Grade- Natural Divisions of Arkansas Salt Dough Map
external image msword.png 4th grade Arkansas landforms.doc
external image msword.png State Map of Arkansas salt map student information.doc
external image pdf.png asp_arkansas_river_valley.pdf

Salt dough map of the regions and landforms with rock samples added to the regions on top of salt dough.
Use tooth pick to make flag labels of rock names and color coded key of dough for regions.

Arkansas Rocks & mineral samples- Limestone, shale, sandstone, quartz, bauzite, gypsum, novaculite, bauxite
Arkansas Rocks & mineral samples- Limestone, shale, sandstone, quartz, bauzite, gypsum, novaculite, bauxite
3rd Grade- Earth's Layers Activity ESS.8.3.6
external image msword.png 3rd grade grade layers of the earth.doc

2nd Grade-
map of AR
Plateaus, (Ozark mtns Dark green clay)
AR River Valley, (blue clay)
Mountains, (Ouachita mtns- light green clay)
Plains, (Gulf Coastal plains- sandy brown clay)
Valleys- (Mississippi Aluvial Valley- brown clay)

1st Grade- Landform salt dough activity
Clay Map of AR divided into two parts-
tall Highland mountains for the Ozarks, valley for AR River Valley, and lower mtns for Ouachita mtns,
low lands for eastern delta and plains

Kindergarten- Earth's Surface Landform Play Dough activity
external image msword.png Kindergarten landforms.doc
landforms and water (map of world on a styrofoam plate and they use blue for water, green for land, and put a toothpick with a star or sticker where Arkansas is.)