The following lessons and activities provide extension challenges for students of all elementary ages. Activities are organized by subject area and contain all information to complete a variety of fun projects.
|Earth Science||6-11 years||plants; plant characteristics; taxonomy; classification|
|Chemistry||How can I make my old pennies look like new?||6-11 years||chemical reactions; oxidation; metals|
|Environmental Science | Life Science||How do I construct a terrarium?||6-11 years||transpiration; plants; ecology; water; evaporation; condensation; energy; plant needs|
|Science||Build a jitterbug||6-12 years||how electric circuit works|
|Outdoor Activity||Family Scavenger Hunt||6-10 years||—|
|Math||How tall will you be?||Grades 4-8||Predict your adult height using today’s height.|
|Math||What a zoo?||Grades 4-8||Examine bar graphs that represent the same data but use different scales.|