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SCIENCE ACTIVITIES, PROJECTS AND GAMES

Extreme Environments

Concepts Explored:

  • Explain obstacles unique to exploration of a specific extreme environment
  • Assess technologies used for extreme environments
  • Describe contributions of Canadians to exploration technologies

Activities :

 

Life Science: Diversity

Concepts Explored:

  • Analyze how different organisms adapt to their environments
  • Distinguish between life forms as single or multi-celled organisms
  • All life and belongs to one of five kingdoms: Plantae, Animalia, Monera, Protista, Fungi

Activities:

  • Label animal and plant cells
  • Make animal and plant cells out of jello
  • Research Plantae, Animalia, Monera, Protista, and Fungi kingdom
  • Research animal adaptations

 

Birds

Concepts Explored:

  • Comparing mass
  • Sounds of a feather in flight
  • How a bird eats
  • Sorting and matching
  • Warm and Cool Colours

Activities:

  • Measuring bird seed
  • Making bird nests
  • Using a microscope and magnifying glasses to look at feathers
  • Using a magnifying glass to look at bird nests
  • Flapping feathers to hear the sound a feather makes
  • Matching activities
  • Colouring and drawing from books and photos

 

Ocean

Concepts Explored:

  • Creating colours with the colour wheel
  • Animals that live in the water versus animals that live on land
  • Sorting and matching

Activities:

  • Colour mixing
  • Sorting shells
  • Matching activities
  • Separating animals by where they live
  • Playing with play dough
  • Looking at shells and star fish with a magnifying glass
  • Fishing with magnets
  • Colouring and drawing from books and photos
  • Puzzles

Other Great Science Websites:

www.edheads.org

http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/revision/science/