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Unlock the wonder and fun of science by exploring the printables, lessons, graphic organizers, and quizzes below. Whether you're teaching a unit on geology, space, chemistry, or physics, you'll find the science materials you need for elementary, intermediate, and high school students. You can easily incorporate math, history, or art activities into your science curriculum with these resources. Use Earth Day activities in April to teach your students about nature and respecting the environment.

Whiteboard Compatible Mini-Lessons

Sense Organs: Skin, Nose, Tongue Mini-Lesson
The Amazing Rain Forest Mini-Lesson
Ocean Zones Mini-Lesson
Introducing Dinosaurs Mini-Lesson
Fossils Mini-Lesson
More Mini-Lessons

Digital Books

Gallery of DK Digital Books for Life Science
Gallery of DK Digital Books for Earth Science

Worksheets & Activities (K-2)

Plant Parts
Photosynthesis Worksheet
Home, Sweet, Home: Animal Habitats
Body Parts
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
More Science Printables (K-2)

Worksheets & Activities (3-5)

Parts of a Volcano Labeling Worksheet
Plants & Trees Printable Book (Grades K-4)
Potential and Kinetic Energy
Plant Crossword Puzzle
Plant Graph
More Science Printables (3-5)

Worksheets & Activities (6-8)

Performance-Based Science Activities
Potential and Kinetic Energy
Plant Crossword Puzzle
Plant Graph
Save Our Earth! Alternative Uses for Common Trash
More Science Printables (6-8)

Worksheets & Activities (9-12)

Performance-Based Science Activities
Environment & Pollution: Matching Worksheet
World Map (Black and White)
The Healthy Immune System
The Parts of the Heart (Blank) Printable
More Science Printables (9-12)

Lesson Plans

Life Cycle of Butterflies
Recycled Art
In Which Liquids Do Seeds Grow Best?
Label Your Body
Which Metal Corrodes the Fastest?
What Materials Conduct Static Electricity Best?
"The Grasshopper and the Owl": A Fable by Aesop
More Popular Science Lesson Plans

Graphic Organizers

Top 10 Science Graphic Organizers
Float or Sink
Dogs and Cats as Pets: Venn Diagram
Animal Coverings
Natural Resources
Ways to Help the Environment
More Science Graphic Organizers

References

List of Rain Forest Animals
Global Warming: A Glossary of Terms
Cranberry Facts
Global Warming: So, What's the Big Deal?
The Uncertainties of Global Warming
More Science References

Games & Puzzles

Recycling Crossword Puzzle
Seeds Word Search
Bones & Muscles Word Search
What Am I? Icebreaker
Science Games & Puzzles Printables Slideshow
More Online Science Games

Earth Day Activities

Plant Crossword Puzzle
Plant Graph
Earth Day Word Search
Top 10 Earth Day Printables (K-4)
Recycling & Waste Management – Educational Videos & Activities
More Earth Day Teacher Resources

Spring

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
Life Cycle of Butterflies
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Reading Passage
More Spring Resources for Science Class

Autumn

Looking for Signs of Photosynthesis
The Sunflower
As Soon As It's Fall Poetry Pack
More Autumn Resources for Science Class

Winter

Animal Tracks: Who Done It?
How Can You Make a Thermometer?
Weather Station
More Winter Resources for Science Class

Language Arts Connections

Lesson Planning Center
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Reading Passage
Plant Parts
Label Your Body
More Language Arts Activities for Science Class

Literature Connections

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Reading Passage
Animal Farm Literature Guide
Sensory Poems
Island of the Blue Dolphins Activities
More Literature Activities for Science Class

Math Connections

Plant Graph
Recycling Word Problems
Weather Graph
How Does Alcohol Affect the Body?
Our Growing Planet
More Popular Math & Science Resources

Art Connections

Recycled Art Projects Gallery
Tissue Flower Craft
Plants of the Rain Forest
Paper Plate Dinosaur
T. Rex Pop-Up Activity
More Popular Art Activities for Science Class

Physics

Potential and Kinetic Energy
What Materials Conduct Static Electricity Best?
Observing Sound Waves
Force and Motion
Float or Sink
Does It Matter How Much Air Is in Your Basketball?
Loud and Soft Sounds
More Physics Resources

Chemistry

Which Metal Corrodes the Fastest?
Salt or Sugar: Which Dissolves Faster in Different Liquids?
Build a Volcano
Science Key-Term Crossword Puzzle
Inherited and Observable Traits
More Chemistry Activities

Human Body Resources

The Five Senses - Kindergarten
Label Your Body
Human Body Transparencies & Visuals Gallery
The Five Senses Printables Slideshow
Big Sneeze
Brain Science Curriculum (Grades 3 & 4)
Brain Science Curriculum (Grades 5 & 6)
More Human Body Resources for Teachers

Weather

Top 10 Earth Day Printables (K-4)
Trash & Climate Change
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Reading Passage
Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Describe the Rainy Day
More Weather Resources for Teachers

Plants (Botany)

Plant Parts
Photosynthesis Worksheet
Plants & Trees Printable Book (Grades K-4)
Plant Crossword Puzzle
Plant Graph
More Plants (Botany) – Teacher Resources

Animals

Home, Sweet, Home: Animal Habitats
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
Life Cycle of Butterflies
Vertebrate and Invertebrate Animals
Layers of the Rain Forest Worksheets
More Animals – Teacher Resources

Space

Constellations: Pictures in the Sky Lesson Plan
Moon's Phases Lesson Plan
Zodiac Constellations
Moon Things Crossword Puzzle
The Great Space Race
Disaster in the Air: Challenger Space Shuttle
Space Play: Tour of the Solar System
More Popular Space Activities for Science Class

Social Studies Connections

World Map (Black and White)
Animal Farm Literature Guide
Tissue Flower Craft
List of Inventions and Discoveries
Weather Graph
More Social Studies Activities for Science Class

History Connections

"The Grasshopper and the Owl": A Fable by Aesop
List of Inventions and Discoveries
Earth Day Activities
"The Fox and the Goat": A Lesson on Aesop's Fable
Create Your Own Invention
More History Activities for Science Class

Technology

Animal Report PowerPoint Presentation
Science and Technology: Earthquake!
Sample the Solar System
Ingenious Inventors Match
Comparing Humans and Robots
More Popular Technology Resources for Science Class

Inventions

List of Inventions and Discoveries
Create Your Own Invention
Inventions & Machines Printables Slideshow
Famous Firsts in Aviation
Invention Connection
Back to Nature?
Invention of the Cotton Gin: A Reading Warm-Up
More Popular Inventions Activities for Science Class

Food Science

Thought for Food: A Nutrition Lesson
Fruits and Vegetables List
Food Groups
Which Foods Do Molds Love Best?
How to Eat Fried Worms Enrichment Activities
More Nutrition & Food Activities

Geology

Parts of a Volcano Labeling Worksheet
Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Soil Erosion Word Search
Measure Me!
Frequently Asked Questions about Tsunamis
More Geology Activities

Insects

List of Rain Forest Animals
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
Life Cycle of Butterflies
Body Parts of an Ant
Spring Crossword Puzzle I
More Insects – Teacher Resources

Biography Activities

Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Reading Passage
Popular Inventions Printables
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Comprehension Questions
Albert Einstein, Physicist
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring
More Biography Activities

Visuals & Transparencies

Science Visuals (Grades 6-12)
Science Transparencies (Grades 6-12)

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