A #STEMontheCheap set of lessons to teach about genetics, heredity, and more. Some lessons are remote adaptable and some require materials. These lessons were designed in collaboration with Marana STEMAZing Teacher Leaders Aimee Katz and Chrissy Blank with support from the Thomas R. Brown Family Foundation. Arizona Science Standards Addressed 5.L3U1.9 (NGSS-P: 3-LS3-1) Obtain, evaluate,…

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Ant Wrangling makes for a great way to introduce students to the PQRST Sciencing Journal. Find the Ant Wrangling PQRST Journal by clicking on the hyperlink or on the image above. You will need to make a copy of the journal in your own Google Drive and then make a copy for each student or…

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Using supplies found at your local Dollar Tree (#STEMontheCheap), you can engage students with an awesome scientific experiment to guide students through how to use the Die Cast Car Loop-the-Loop PQRST Sciencing Journal to design and carry out scientific investigations, create claims based on evidenced backed with scientific reasoning, and to keep wondering. Teacher guide…

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The PQRST Sciencing Journal – Virtual Edition is the interactive student notebook Google Slides version of our printable PQRST Sciencing Journal (click here for printable versions). Make a copy of the Google Slides and use it with your students. Click on any of the images or on PQRST Sciencing Journal – Virtual Edition to access…

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Learning Objectives Children will… • create a model of Earth rotating on its axis. • use the model to demonstrate a day and a week by making the model Earth rotate. • use the model to demonstrate a year by revolving around the Sun. • recognize which half of the Earth is experiencing day and…

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Learning Objectives Children will… • learn what a sundial is and how it works. • observe and record the pattern of shadows the sun creates on their sundial. Key Question How can we use simple materials to tell time? Materials Paper Plate Pencil Play-Doh Compass

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Learning Objectives Children will… • become part of a model to demonstrate the phases of the moon. • match the phase of the moon they see using the model to phase of the moon cards. Key Questions What are the phases of the Moon and what causes them? What causes day and night on Earth?…

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