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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
Introducing Dinosaurs Mini-Lesson
Meet the Planets Mini-Lesson
Ocean Zones 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
World Map (Black and White)
Body Parts
Photosynthesis Worksheet
Our Five Senses
More Science Printables (K-2)

Worksheets & Activities (3-5)

Thought for Food: A Nutrition Lesson
Plant Parts
Vertebrate and Invertebrate Animals
Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Parts of a Volcano Labeling Worksheet
More Science Printables (3-5)

Worksheets & Activities (6-8)

Performance-Based Science Activities
Developing a Hypothesis
Have a Heart
Practicing Lab Safety III
Animal Cell/Plant Cell (Blank) Printable
More Science Printables (6-8)

Worksheets & Activities (9-12)

Performance-Based Science Activities
Wellness Poster
Analyzing Elements of a Scientific Method
How Does Alcohol Affect the Body?
Science Key-Term Crossword Puzzle
More Science Printables (9-12)

Lesson Plans

What Am I? Icebreaker
The Sunflower
"The Fox and the Goat": A Lesson on Aesop's Fable
Life Cycle of Butterflies
Are All Pennies Created Equal?
"The Grasshopper and the Owl": A Fable by Aesop
Which Metal Corrodes the Fastest?
More Popular Science Lesson Plans

Graphic Organizers

Top 10 Science Graphic Organizers
Double Entry Journal Template
Float or Sink
Time Line Graphic Organizer
Triple Venn Diagram
Cause and Effect Organizer
More Science Graphic Organizers

References

List of Rain Forest Animals
Oceans and Seas
Global Warming: A Glossary of Terms
Dinosaur Facts
Cranberry Facts
More Science References

Games & Puzzles

Fourth Grade Back-to-School Activity Guide Slideshow
Bones & Muscles Word Search
Hospital Word Search
Science Games & Puzzles Printables Slideshow
Seeds Word Search
More Online Science Games

Earth Day Activities

Plant Graph
Environment & Pollution: Matching Worksheet
Recycling & Waste Management – Educational Videos & Activities
Recycled Art
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Comprehension Questions
More Earth Day Teacher Resources

Spring

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Reading Passage
Classroom Tree Bulletin Board
More Spring Resources for Science Class

Autumn

Fall Similes
Savvy September Sentences
As Soon As It's Fall Poetry Pack
More Autumn Resources for Science Class

Winter

Seasons Printables Slideshow
Weather Station
Writing Activities: Using the Newspaper
More Winter Resources for Science Class

Language Arts Connections

Lesson Planning Center
Life in the Sea
Organ Systems in the Human Body
Hurricane Katrina Reading Warm-Up
Animal Research and Writing
More Language Arts Activities for Science Class

Literature Connections

Action Poems and Songs
Animal Farm Literature Guide
Island of the Blue Dolphins Activities
How to Eat Fried Worms Enrichment Activities
Post Card Template
More Literature Activities for Science Class

Math Connections

Weather Graph
Measuring: Liquid Volume
Creating Line Graphs
Rulers: Inches and Centimeters
Summer Fun Worksheets
More Popular Math & Science Resources

Art Connections

Paper Plate Dinosaur
Guess and Draw
Make a Dinosaur
T. Rex Pop-Up Activity
Put It Together: A Puzzle
More Popular Art Activities for Science Class

Physics

Loud and Soft Sounds
Potential and Kinetic Energy
Science Key-Term Crossword Puzzle
Float or Sink
Observing Sound Waves
What Materials Conduct Static Electricity Best?
Rev Up Your Veggies: A Physical Science Activity
More Physics Resources

Chemistry

Are All Pennies Created Equal?
Which Metal Corrodes the Fastest?
Chemistry of Cooking
Salt or Sugar: Which Dissolves Faster in Different Liquids?
Dominant and Recessive Genes
More Chemistry Activities

Human Body Resources

The Five Senses - Kindergarten
Label Your Body
Left-Handers Are All Right
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

Weather Graph
Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Hurricane Katrina Reading Warm-Up
Summer Crossword Puzzle
Frequently Asked Questions about Tsunamis
More Weather Resources for Teachers

Plants (Botany)

Plant Parts
Photosynthesis Worksheet
Plant Parts
Animal Cell/Plant Cell (Blank) Printable
The Sunflower
More Plants (Botany) – Teacher Resources

Animals

What Am I? Icebreaker
Vertebrate and Invertebrate Animals
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Activities Booklet
"The Fox and the Goat": A Lesson on Aesop's Fable
Life in the Sea
More Animals – Teacher Resources

Space

A Day in Space Sub Kit (Grades 5-6)
Zodiac Constellations
Moon's Phases Lesson Plan
Moon Things Crossword Puzzle
Earth Photographed from the Moon
Constellations: Pictures in the Sky Lesson Plan
People in Space: The Pioneers
More Popular Space Activities for Science Class

Social Studies Connections

World Map (Black and White)
Favorite Labor Day Activities Slideshow, Grades K-8
Double Entry Journal Template
Animal Farm Literature Guide
List of Inventions and Discoveries
More Social Studies Activities for Science Class

History Connections

"The Grasshopper and the Owl": A Fable by Aesop
Educational Clip Art Images from DK
Time Line Graphic Organizer
Wonders of the World Questions
Digital Book Library
More History Activities for Science Class

Technology

Animal Report PowerPoint Presentation
Sample the Solar System
Comparing Humans and Robots
Women in Space: Sally Ride and Christa McAuliffe
Insects on the Internet
More Popular Technology Resources for Science Class

Inventions

Create Your Own Invention
Famous Firsts in Aviation
Inventions & Machines Printables Slideshow
Bringing Science History to Life
How an Electric Light Bulb Works
All About Pneumatic Tires
Ingenious Inventors Match
More Popular Inventions Activities for Science Class

Food Science

Thought for Food: A Nutrition Lesson
Fruits and Vegetables List
How to Eat Fried Worms Enrichment Activities
Food Groups
Insects in the Garden
More Nutrition & Food Activities

Geology

Parts of a Volcano Labeling Worksheet
Science Reading Warm-Up: Earthquakes
Earth's Structure
Science Reading Warm-Up: Volcanoes
Dinosaur Poetry
More Geology Activities

Insects

List of Rain Forest Animals
Life Cycle of Butterflies
Body Parts of an Ant
Animal Habitat Crossword Puzzle
Butterfly Life Cycle Worksheet
More Insects – Teacher Resources

Biography Activities

Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Comprehension Questions
Rachel Carson: The Coming of a Silent Spring: Reading Passage
Bio of a Famous Scientist
Learn About Johnny Appleseed
Popular Inventions Printables
More Biography Activities

Visuals & Transparencies

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

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