Common Core Science

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Daily and Seasonal Changes

  1. Weather changes are long term and short term.

  2. The moon, sun and stars are visible at different
    times of the day or night.

  1. As the Earth Turns - Students learn that day and night are caused by the rotation of the Earth.  (Author - Sandi King)
  2. Eye on the Sky - the scientist (your student) is asked to enter weather observations. Based on the entries, a summary of conditions is compiled.
  3. Help Bella the Bear Decide What to Wear - Help Bella the Bear make decisions about which clothing would be appropriate for the weather conditions.
  4. Weather- Help Bobinog dress for the weather. First you help him dress for winter weather and then you help him dress for a day at the beach.
  5. Engaging Science-Explore science topics with our fun, interactive, on-line games. Inspired by well-tested, hands-on classroom activities from our Engaging Science teacher workshops.
  6. Earth, Sun, and Moon-Learn about the Earth, Sun & Moon's orbits as you experiment with different dates and times in this fun activity for kids.
  7. Weather around the world   British flash showing weather in different countries.  Interesting.
  8. Weather- Help Bobingo dress for the weather. First you help him dress for winter weather and then you help him dress for a day at the beach.
  9. Seasonal Changes on Earth.  Why does this happen!


Physical Science


Properties of Everyday Objects and

  1. Objects and materials can be sorted and described
    by their properties.

  2. Some objects and materials produce sound.

  1. Sound & Noise: Household Science for Kids - 2 different projects to help demonstrate some of the physics of sound.
  2. Musical Bottles - from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood at PBS Kids
  3. Showbox Harp - from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood at PBS Kids
  4. Sounds and Hearing - experiment with sounds with this BBC quiz
  5. Changing Sound-Learn about changing sounds and music as you experiment with different musical instruments in this fun, interactive activity.
  6. Gets an Earful-The Magic School Bus.  A game about sounds.  Match the sound with the things that make them.
  7. Characteristics of Materials-Test materials by placing them in the tester tube.
  8. Sorting and Using Materials-Test materials by placing them in the tester tube.


Life Science


Physical and Behavioral Traits of Living Things

  1. Living things are different from nonliving things.

  2. Living things have physical traits and behaviors,
    which influence their survival.

  1. Punalu'u - Black Sand Beach - on the Big Island of Hawaii
  2. Smart Board Lesson  - SB  created by Kristine Young
  3. Food Chains-Learn about various living things such as animals and plants, sort them into different categories and discover where they fit into the food chain with this fun science activity for kids.
  4. How Plants Grow-Learn about how plants grow by experimenting with this interactive science activity.
  5. Plants and Animals-Learn about plants & animals as you spot them in an outdoor scene, discover more about where plants and animals live as well as other interesting facts.
  6. Living and Non-Living Sort-Sort the pictures into living and non-living things.
  7. Living and Non-Living Worksheet-Cut out the pictures at the bottom and sort them.
  8. You decide if these are plants or animals - Very good website allowing the students to view life.
  9. Virtual underwater visit  The interaction of the biological community (all living things) and the physical environment (water, air, minerals, etc.)
  10. Underwater Classifying-Classify the game pieces into the correct category of living and non-living.
  11. Video on Living and non Living  created by Kristine Young