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Week of April 27
This weeks lessons are all Mystery Science lessons. Watch the video and then go to the end after the activity to see the wrap up video.
Kindergarten- How can you find animals in the woods? https://mysteryscience.com/secrets/mystery-3/animal-needs-safety/116?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
First grade- Why are polar bears white? https://mysteryscience.com/powers/mystery-3/camouflage-animal-survival/118?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
Second grade- How did a tree travel halfway across the world? https://mysteryscience.com/plants/mystery-1/seed-dispersal/84?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
Third grade- Why do dogs wag their tails? https://mysteryscience.com/animals/mystery-6/animal-groups-survival/265?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
Fourth grade- Will a mountain last forever? https://mysteryscience.com/rocks/mystery-3/weathering-erosion/57?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
Fifth grade- Why would a hawk move to New York? https://mysteryscience.com/ecosystems/mystery-1/food-chains-predators-herbivores-carnivores/119?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
Week of April 20- Earth Week
April 22 is Earth day. It is a day/week that celebrates the Earth and think of how we can help the Earth. I posted 2 quick videos and 2 stem activities you could do to celebrate.
PBS Kids Earth day video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuhpygdNmcQ
Earth day celebrations around the world video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kz1YnhCxaso
Build a bird feeder stem activity https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_uruQS6EJyI&feature=emb_logo
Build a wind powered car stem activity https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=lyvWd-TqqLI&feature=emb_logo
Don’t forget to send me a picture of the stem activity you made. Wish we could be together to celebrate Earth day. Missing all of you.
Story and stem activity
Read the story the Corona virus and me. Then do the butterfly activity. https://flipgrid.com/stemstorytime
Have fun and you can always go back and do other stories and activities. Don’t forget. I would love to see pictures of what you are doing.
You can email them to me at email@example.com.
Missing all of you!
Week of April 13
I wish we were able to do these activities together.
Watch the video. I know you may not have the materials to do the activities but remember even if you don’t do the activity yourself, go past the activity. They will show you what happened when they did it and usually there is a final part to the videos.
Kinder- Animals need shelter https://mysteryscience.com/secrets/mystery-2/animal-needs-shelter/134?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
First- Animal behavior https://mysteryscience.com/powers/mystery-2/animal-behavior-offspring-survival/139?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
Second- Bird feeders https://mysteryscience.com/biodiversity/mystery-3/biodiversity-engineering/176?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
Third- animal survival https://mysteryscience.com/animals/mystery-5/trait-variation-natural-selection-survival/120?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
Forth- Why do volcanoes explode- https://mysteryscience.com/rocks/mystery-2/volcanoes-rock-cycle/55?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
Fifth- Why do things explode https://mysteryscience.com/chemistry/mystery-5/gases-particle-models/169?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
See an animal in your house!
Super fun to play with.
You can see an animal in your house if you Google search an animal name (on iPhone or android) and then press ‘View in 3D’. It opens your camera and soon will show you the animal moving in your room. You can walk around it and take a picture of it with people. Look for :
Follow the slide show to create a project based on the book NOT A Box. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1reh3009E42t7pK_xRzZqEulqquw5ydZcEuDsMpEchgQ/edit?usp=sharing
Science week of March 30
These are all Mystery Science lessons. It is wonderful if you can do the activity but if you can’t, go through the directions until you get towards the end. There is always a section showing what happens and usually a wrap up section there.
Missing everyone!!!!! Hope you enjoy.
Kinder – animals need food https://mysteryscience.com/secrets/mystery-1/animal-needs-food/115?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
First- Why do birds have beaks https://mysteryscience.com/powers/mystery-1/animal-structures-survival/117?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
Second- Why do Frogs ribbit? https://mysteryscience.com/biodiversity/mystery-2/biodiversity-habitats-species/175?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
Third – What animals could there be in the future? https://mysteryscience.com/animals/mystery-4/trait-variation-inheritance-artificial-selection/30?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
Fourth- Could a volcano pop up where you live? https://mysteryscience.com/rocks/mystery-1/volcanoes-patterns-of-earth-s-features/53?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
Fifth- Chemical Reactions https://mysteryscience.com/chemistry/mystery-4/chemical-reactions/110?code=NDI4ODkxMw&t=student
The Detroit zoo has some fun virtual videos and animal cams to enjoy. https://detroitzoo.org/virtual-vitamin-z/