Step-by-step building of a catapult from craft sticks; this unit presents the elements of a science project (research, hypothesis, etc.) that can be used for this catapult experiment and applied for other science projects in the future.
February is Children's Dental Health month, but any time of year is appropriate for this unit, which includes a reading comprehension, and several science experiments perfectly designed to get children interested in the health of these "visible bones".
[member-created with abctools] Here are a list of key words having to do with dental health. Trace and cut out for a great shapebook, or hang them up, use them for vocabulary, put in your writing center to help with spelling. Have fun!
This unit is a great enhancement to a nutrition lesson, and also works well as a "stand alone". Based on the 2005 food pyramid guide, and featuring imaginative writing prompts, real-life nutrition analysis, graphing, and more.