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  Seasons  
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  Earthquakes, Volcanoes & Plate Tectonics  
  Erosion  
  Geologic History  
  Oceans, Lakes, and Rivers  
  Rocks and Minerals  
  Solar System  
  Space  
  Water Cycle  
  Weather  
 

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  Animals  
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  Cells  
  Endangered Species  
  Environmental Studies  
  Evolution  
  Fossils and Dinosaurs  
  Germs and Microbes  
  Habitats and Ecosystems  
  Heredity and Genetics  
  Human Body  
  Insects  
  Marine Life  
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  Atoms and Molecules  
  Electricity  
  Energy  
  Force and Motion  
  Gravity  
  Heat  
  Light  
  Magnetism  
  Matter and Elements  
  Simple Machines  
  Sound  
 

nav_sciproc

 
  Classifying  
  Experiments  
  Instruments and Measurement  
  Inventors and Inventions  
  Observation  
  Science Careers  

     Internet Field Trips
Seasons and Solstices  K-23-5, 6-8
Learn about what causes the seasons and explore how changing seasons affect nature here on earth.

See the Fall Foliage  K-2
Watch the leaves change colors and learn about seasonal weather patterns.

Spring Forward!  K-23-5
Conduct online research to learn about animal migration and the season of spring.

Wild Weather on the Web  K-23-5, 6-8
Use the Web sites to discover what's behind wacky weather.

     Lesson Plans
Animals in Winter Scavenger Hunt  K-2
A fun activity that teaches how different animals cope with winter.

Apple Tree  Early ChildhoodK-2
Children collaborate to create a four-season display that illustrates the life cycle of an apple tree.

Falling Leaves  Early ChildhoodK-2
In this activity, children explore nature's cycles as they recreate the path of a leaf. (PDF) Source: Jump, Wiggle, Twirl & Giggle!

Favorite Winter-Time Science Activities  K-2
Find other teachers' suggestions for winter-time science activities.

Focusing Students' Attention  K-2
Find other teachers' suggestions for ways to focus students' attention when the weather is nice outside.

In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb  Early ChildhoodK-2
Introduce weather concepts with this pantomime play.

Seasons Theme Unit  K-2
Learn about what causes the seasons and explore how changing seasons affect nature here on earth.

Take Reading Outdoors!  K-2
Learn how to incorporate the sights and sounds of the outside world into wonderful reading encounters.

Teacher Forum Topic: Favorite Winter Activity  K-2
Find out what other teachers do for wintertime activities.

Unit Plan: Clifford Learns About the Four Seasons and So Do We!  K-2
Explore the seasons and the months of the year through literature, poetry, science, math, art, drama, and movement.

Winter Fun Theme Unit  Early ChildhoodK-2
Celebrate winter with activities about holidays, winter weather, and more.

     Online Activities Teacher Guides
Global Goodwill Teacher's Guide 
Students learn about important international holidays and how various cultures celebrate them. Students also have the opportunity to share their own holiday traditions.

Scholastic News Teacher's Guide 
Lesson planning suggestions for using Scholastic News in the classroom.

Weather Watch Teacher's Guide 
Lesson-planning suggestions for using the "Hurricanes!" online activity in the classroom.

     Reproducibles
Follow the Butterflies  K-2
Start a discussion on how monarch butterflies migrate south in the fall.

Whales Migrate in Autumn  K-2
Use this reproducible to discuss how humpback whales migrate south in the fall.