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Enjoy teaching mystery genre studies to your third, fourth, and fifth grade students. Start with great stories. Add fun activities and games. Mix in some writing and maybe a novel.…Read More
What are some innovative projects for teaching Black History Month? This year, try something new. Your kids will love constructing pop-up books – and reading biographies. Or, if you’re a…Read More
Let static electricity activities for kids electrify your science instruction! First, students explore with eight balloon-based activities. Then they conduct a full-blown experiment using a fair test. (more…)Read More
Teaching electricity becomes more effective, engaging, and fun when you use hands-on electrical circuit activities. Try these simple energy labs to electrify your elementary physics unit. (more…)Read More
Series and parallel circuits activities teach kids about paths electricity can take. The difference is just one wire! Instead of reading about circuits, let your students build them. Tinkering with…Read More
Teach conductors and insulators by testing everyday objects. First, build an open circuit. Second, select a variety of everyday objects to test. Then let your students get their hands on…Read More
Simple circuits provide an essential step in learning about electricity. Don’t skip straight to series and parallel circuits. Instead, let kids tinker with batteries, bulbs and wires. They’ll discover the…Read More