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…

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…