The first day is full of jitters and anxiety, but what better way to relieve some of that then by doing a STEM! The first day is usually spent with the teacher talking and discussing procedures, but students need to be engaged from the very beginning. I thought of the idea of introducing STEM on the very first day to activate those minds and learn from my friends on the first day!
Students are encouraged to build a water transport device to transport at least 1⁄2 cup of water from a starting point to an ending point. They are given 1 cup at the beginning to act as the precipitation.There is also a water cycle booklet. This packet is for sale in our TPT store by following the link below. Water Stem
Pumpkin Unit! This was our favorite unit to create for Teachers Pay Teachers! A pumpkin Unit filled with higher level thinking questions, scientific method experiments, and activities that challenge students to justify their thinking. Included in packet: Fact & Opinion Sort Life Cycle Interactive Notebook Sink or Float Activity Circumference Estimation Activity Seed Estimation Seed Activity with Skip Counting Grid Boiled Vs. Raw Pumpkin Observation