Over and Under the Snow Mural

Murals. This fun mural explores what lives up above and down below the snow in the winter. A good project to accompany the book “Over and Under the Snow” by Kate Messner. Students can make trees, ponds, burrows, caves and snowflakes to set the scene, or they can choose to work on an animal, such…

Evergreen Journals

  LIFE SCIENCE CONTENT Life Cycles of Plants – Students will collect, sort, and classify a variety of seeds and explore various seed dispersal adaptations Students will identify and explain the major parts of plants and their functions Students will identify and describe the basic requirements for sustaining plant life Students will conduct experiments which…

Plaster “Fossil” Casts

  Students will observe and discuss the cause/effect relationship between the natural forces (weathering, erosion, heat, & pressure) and rocks By investigating the everyday uses of rocks and minerals, students will explain how their properties determine how they are used (e.g. toothpaste, sandpaper, vitamins, granite foundations) Science Safety- – Students will follow safety instructions, directions,…

Seed Dispersal Mural

Science -Students will collect, sort, and classify a variety of seeds and explore various seed dispersal adaptations. -“Develop a simple model that mimics the function of an animal in dispersing seeds or pollinating plants.” -“Plants depend on animals for pollination or to move their seeds around.” Description: This mixed-media mural requires each student to create their…

Classroom Books

|| Description: Classroom books involve every student creating one page, which then become part of a large book. This book can be a classroom resource for years to come. Each page is a unique collage or drawing that features an element of the subject being studied – whether it is a landmark, animal, or anything…

Banners

|| Description: Banners can cover a wide range of subjects, from school rules to insects. Take a look through our gallery to see some examples and get ideas. Students start with a pre-made cloth banner, which is taped to a tarp (usually this project is done on the floor). They write their name at the…