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Solid lessons, fluid performance

What are some fun, engaging hands-on activities or demonstrations about the three states of matter for a third grade class? —B., Tennessee I think that the best activities with the states of matter involve the changes between states. You may … Continue reading

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Hot Air Science

I want to demonstrate different states of matter and need activities for third graders for gases. — D., Georgia It’s hard to teach about something we can’t see! Here are a few ideas: Perfumes: Open a bottle of cologne in … Continue reading

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Body of experience

What are the most successful experiments and activities to do with students when covering the human body? — K., West Virginia Here are a few of my favorite demonstrations and activities. Look online or in the NSTA Learning Center for … Continue reading

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The Wow Factor

What are some activities that I can plan for the next school-year of science with that will excite my students for the lessons to come? — C., Arkansas   There are a host of demonstrations and hands-on activities that can … Continue reading

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How to Host a Science Night

My middle school would like to host a science night for the district. Do you have any ideas? —S., Illinois Concentrate on activities that are safe. inexpensive, quick to set up and take down, and easy to clean up. Your … Continue reading

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