|Take a walk through the woods with only your socks.
take off your socks and sort items collected. What conclusions can you make about the items you discover
on your socks?
|Take a sample of pond water and examine it with a hand lens or
Record observations. Extension - Determine what type of animals
you see. The internet is a great resource.
|August is a special month.
List 10 events that could be
related to science that happen every August.
|Explain the difference between a monocot and a dicot at the seed level.
Find an example of each.
|Find a flower and dissect it.
Draw a diagram of your
dissection and label the parts.
|How could you make a flower change color?
Create an experiment and hand in the
Choose a spider and make a diagram. List 10 interesting facts about your
|Observe a floral clock.
Choose several flowers that you can observe opening and closing
for a day. You will need to check on them hourly to collect data. Many flowers open as early as sunrise
so this will be a sunrise to sunset observation.
Create an activity that illustrates the process.
Hand in results.
|Chart the weather for a week.
What effects to a local ecosystem does
the weather create?
|Observe a group of ants.
Place a piece of food about 12 inched from their path. How many
do you think there are? Is one ant in charge? How do they know where they are going? How do they
communicate when they find food. Turn in your observations.
|Read The Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.
Analyze why this
is a great book to teach small children about metamorphosis.
|Create your own insect.
Make sure it has all of the
characteristics of a real insect. Make a drawing and label the parts. Give your insect a name.
|Write about the habitat of your created insect.
about the diet, life cycle and habitat of your insect.
|Write and illustrate a poem about an insect or insects.
||Create a food chain with the sun as the origin of all energy.
What is this growing on the tree?