Animals on the Go!

Animals on the Go!

Teacher Development: Website: Handicapped Pets   Assistive Devices for Animals     Student Development: All About Simple Machines: Types and Functions Literary Connections: Article: A New Tail Article: Machines that move Justifications: Article: Critter Haven Critter Haven Facebook Pa

Busy Beavers

  Student Development: Article: Why do beavers build dams? Website: Weather Safety Literary Connections: Article: Beavers can help move water The Busy Beaver by Nicholas Oldland

Don’t Raise the Roof

Literary Connections: This short article provides a perfect tie-in to using “new” materials like the ones presented in our scenario. Article: How high are skyscrapers built?   Not only does this website have a nice informational article about skyscrapers it includes links to books for kids

Fossil Fakeout

Student Development: Oxford University Museum of Natural History- What is a Fossil? Activity: Coffee Ground Fossils Literary Connections: Article: Fossils found of bizarre creature that ruled an ancient shallow sea Article: Before the dinosaurs, this sea creature was one of Earth’s biggest an

Galactic Gliders

Student Development: Article: Four forces on an airplane Article: The amazing flying machine Standards Correlation: Florida SC.N.3.2- Model with Mathematics MAFS.K12.MP.1.1- Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them. MAFS.K12.MP.3.1- Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning

Help the Hives!

Student and Teacher Development: Article: What Do You Call A Honey Bees House? Article: Notes from a Small Apiary Article: What Is It About Bees And Hexagons?   Literary Connections: Website: Article: Saving Florida’s honeybees, one backyard at a time Article: Obama want

Mini Meteorologists

Teacher Background: Lesson Plan: Creating a Student Produced Weather Forecast Article: How to Use Weather Maps to Make a Forecast   Student Background: Website: Weather Southport Middle School Weather STEM Facebook Page Website: National Oceanic and Atmos