Science Activities by Grade Level

Kindergarten: Elephant Toothpaste, Magnets, Slime (S/L/G), Five Senses, Pond Life, Bacteria and Germs, Arthropods, Bubbles, Carbon Dioxide Gas, Static Electricity

 

First Grade: Elephant Toothpaste, Magnets, Slime (S/L/G), Five Senses, Pond Life, Bacteria and Germs, Arthropods, Bubbles, Carbon Dioxide Gas, Static Electricity, Chromatography, Sound, Light, Weather

 

Second Grade: Magnets, Slime (S/L/G), Pond Life, Bacteria and Germs, Arthropods,  Carbon Dioxide Gas, Static Electricity, Chromatography, Sound,  Light, Weather and Water Cycle, Gold Pennies, Microscopes, Crystal Gardens, Electricity - Simple Circuits, Soda Bottle Rockets

 

Third Grade:  Magnet Stations, Pond Life, Bacteria and Hand washing, Arthropods,  Carbon Dioxide Gas, Static Electricity, Sound, Weather and Water Cycle, Gold Pennies, Microscopes, Crystal Gardens, Electricity - Conductors and Insulators, Bridge Experiment,  Dissolving Salts and Temperature Change, Simple Machines, The Plant Game, Changes in Matter,  Depth Perception, Astronomy, Soda Bottle Rockets, Volcanoes

 

Fourth Grade:  Magnet Stations, Pond Life, Bacteria and Hand washing, Arthropods,  Gold Pennies, Microscopes,  Electricity - Conductors and Insulators, Bridge Experiment,  Dissolving Salts and Temperature Change, Simple Machines, The Plant Game, Changes in Matter,  Depth Perception, Astronomy, Electricity - Series and Parallel Circuits, Plants and Chlorophyll, Measuring Volume, Measuring Momentum, Measuring Olympics, Energy, Soda Bottle Rockets

 

Fifth Grade: Periodic Table of the Elements, Liquid Nitrogen and Dry Ice Demonstrations, Chemical Reactions - Four Types, Cartesian Divers, Air Pressure, Soda Bottle Rockets, Acids and Bases, Classification using a Dichotomous Key, Video Microscopy, Air Pressure, Light and the Electromagnetic Spectrum, Electromagnetism, Electricity - Potato Batteries, Astronomy

 

Sixth Grade: Periodic Table of the Elements, Liquid Nitrogen and Dry Ice Demonstrations, Chemical Reactions - Four Types, Cartesian Divers, Air Pressure, Soda Bottle Rockets, Acids and Bases, Classification using a Dichotomous Key, Video Microscopy, Air Pressure, Light and the Electromagnetic Spectrum, Electromagnetism, Electricity - Potato Batteries, Astronomy, Infectious Disease Transmission, Pendulums, Gold Pennies

 

Seventh Grade - Life Science:  Video Microscopy of Protists,  Measuring with a Microscope,  Microbingo, Winogradsky Columns - A Microbial City, The Plant Game, Depth Perception, Measuring Lung Volumes, Infectious Disease Transmission, Classification using a Dichotomous Key, Pond Life, Arthropods, Growing Bacteria 

 

Eighth Grade - Physical Science:  Hydrogen Balloon Explosions, Crystals in Gels, Cartesian Divers, Pendulums, Light and the Electromagnetic Spectrum, Air Pressure, Electricity - Series and Parallel Circuits,  Making a Spectroscope, Soda Bottle Rockets, Periodic Table, Chemical Reactions - Four Types, Silver Bottles, Acids and Bases, Electromagnetism, Potato Batteries, Dry Ice and Liquid Nitrogen Demonstrations, Static Electricity, Chromatography

 

Health Classes: Infectious Disease Transmission Model, Measuring Lung Volumes and Vital Capacity

 

AP Biology:  Electrophoresis of Dyes, Photosynthesis with Spectrophotometers

 

Chemistry:  Silver Bottles - Redox,  Chemical Reactions - Four Types, Elephant Toothpaste, Liquid Nitrogen and Dry Ice Demonstrations