Oil Spill! Connecting STEM activities to real world problems
I recently had another opportunity to observe a science program in an after school setting, this time at Greenleaf Elementary School in Oakland, CA. The rising fifth graders have an hour and a half of STEM programming after lunch every afternoon, and the day I visited they did an activity about cleaning up oil in the ocean. They worked with trays filled a few inches with water, feathers, straws, cotton balls and sponges. I think it's especially challenging to lead activities like this, where…
Turn Milk into Plastic!
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Lots of easy ideas for learning about materials and their properties, perfect for key stage 1 science for kids.
Science: Properties of Materials
Your students will love this fantastic pack of Science activities, ideal for supporting teaching of Properties of Materials!What's Included:Investigate it!★ Teddy's umbrella has a hole in it! Students investigate which material would be best to fix it.Create it!★ Students design their own chair, thi...