These units are perfect for students who are learning how to use informational text and studying a variety of science topics. Students will first learn how to use the text features in informational text including the table of contents and index. Then, students will be assigned a partner. For each unit, they will study the topic broadly and then be assigned a more specific portion to study. Each unit includes a culminating art project and report.
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Students will study dinosaurs in general and then be assigned a specific dinosaur to research. The students will write a report/presentation about their dinosaur and create salt dough fossils of it. Finally, other classes and parents will be invited to the “Dinosaur Fair” where your students can show off their cool salt dough fossils and answer questions about their dinosaurs!
Students will study the solar system in general and then be assigned a specific planet to research. The students will write a report/presentation about their planet and create paper mache planets. Finally, other classes and parents will be invited to the “Planet Fair” where your students can show off their paper mache planets and what they have learned during the unit.
Students will study landforms in general and then be assigned a specific landform to research. The students will write a report/presentation about their landform and create a salt dough model of their landform. Finally, other classes and parents will be invited to the “Landform Fair” where your students can show off their landform models.
Students will research about types of penguins as well as their own assigned penguin. Then, they will create a life-size model of their assigned penguin with butcher paper! This is a lot of fun for the students and is a great way for them to practice measurement in their science unit. Finally, just like all of the other units, there will be a “Penguin Fair”.
Students will be assigned a habitat to research and then choose an animal in that habitat to study. The students will write a report/presentation about their animal and habitat and create a terrarium of their habitat (including their animal). Finally, other classes and parents will be invited to the “Habitat Fair” where your students can show off their terrariums.
Students will research volcanoes in general and their assigned type of volcano. They will create their own model of their volcano type and write a report!
Students will research extreme weather and natural disasters in this unit. A variety of types are included! The students will create a poster and research paper about their assigned type.
Students will research animal and plant life cycles in this unit. They will create a diorama of their assigned plant or animal and write a report.
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**ALL FUTURE SCIENCE RESEARCH UNITS THAT FOLLOW THIS SAME FORMAT WILL BE ADDED TO THE BUNDLE** No particular topics are guaranteed at any particular time, however, you may send me any requests that you have (please note that a request is NOT a guarantee). Social Studies units will NOT be added to this bundle.