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Science: It's Elementary!

Formative assessment resources from the winners of the "Science: It's Elementary" contest.

The Amazing Laundry Basket Race (PDF) highlights the science of "pushes and pulls" with an investigation into K-PS2-1.

Forces and Motion Are Affected by Objects Around Them (PDF) engages students with an inquiry into ramps, rolling objects and friction. This resource addresses K-PS2-1 and K-PS2-2.

Sound is Everywhere (PDF) makes use of the 5E model, beginning with an engaging campus Sound Walk! This lesson pairs writing, speaking and listening with 1-PS4-1.

Sun-Sational Observations (PDF) investigates the wonder statement, "I wonder how the sun moves?" This resource addresses 1-ESS1-1.

System in a Bottle (PDF) helps students learn about ecosystems. This investigation addresses 5-LS2-1 and incorporates California's Environmental Principles and Concepts External link opens in new window or tab.

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
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