Project Based Learning Activity – Space Travel

Project Based Learning Activity – Space Travel

**This product can be found in my Late Night Coffee store on Teachers Pay Teachers**

This project based learning activity takes your students into the world of space exploration!

This 10-day activity covers many different technical and creative jobs in the space industry. In addition. it’s a great way to get your students interested in this field!

Activities include:
Designing a logo
Designing a space rover
Troubleshooting spacecraft technology
Creating a news story
Sending movement commands to a space rover
Collecting specimens and data from Mars
Graphing data
Designing a museum exhibit about the space mission
Creating a booklet for the exhibit

This product has 10 daily activities that lead the students through the various jobs that help keep space exploration innovative and educational. Each activity lasts at least an hour. However, they can be broken up into smaller amounts of time if needed.

Everything you need to administer a successful project based activity including:

Letter to Educator
Elements in this project-based learning activity
Challenge/Higher Level Skills Sheet
Group name tags (optional)
Daily journal tabs (optional)
Student Attendance Sheet (optional)
Reflection Log (5 pages)
Current Planet Data Sheet
Logo Design Sheets (2 pages)
Rover Design Sheet
Rover System Check Sheet
News Story Storyboard Sheet
TV Sheet (optional)
Mars’ Terrain Sheet
Rover Movement Command Sheet
Data Log Sheet
Graph Sheet
Exhibit Design Sheet
Media Marketing Sheet
Cover Sheet for Booklet
Days 1-10 Activity Sheets (10 sheets)

Also included:
Daily supplies list for each activity
Skills list for each activity
Main curriculum subjects for each activity

Structured so you don’t have to plan too much, but flexible enough to add your own ideas!

Can be used for whole classroom, small groups, or individuals!

Subjects include:
Reading
Writing
Math
Science
Social Studies
Art

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Project Based Learning Activity – Bats – Kindergarten & First Grade

Bats Project Based Learning Activity
Bats Project Based Learning Activity

Project Based Learning Activity – Bats – Kindergarten & First Grade

**This product can be found in my Late Night Coffee store on Teachers Pay Teachers**

Introduce your class to the world of bats and let them become mini bat scientists in this project based learning activity!

This 5-day activity covers science, social studies, math, reading, writing, and art.

These daily activities will help gain understanding of the importance of bats in our communities and how to encourage them to live there.

Students will:
Count bats for research
Make a model bat house with bats (with shoebox)
Plan where to put their bat houses in a nature park
Create an informational sign about the bat houses
Make a hanging bat wristband to help teach about bats
Reflect daily on each activity

Subjects include:
Science
Language Arts
Math
Social Studies
Art

This activity includes:
Letter to Educator
Elements in this project-based learning activity
Daily Materials/Subjects/Skills Sheet
Activity Instructions/Tips/Challenges
Reflection Sheet (faces)
Reflections Sheet (written)
Bats for Bat House Sheet
Counting Sheet for Bats
Bat House Example Sheet
Template Sheet for Bats
Wood Panel Sheet for Bat House
Nature Park Sheet
Sign Sheet
Bat Wristband Example Sheet
Bat Wristband Sheet

Also included:
Daily supplies list for each activity
Skills list for each activity
Main curriculum subjects for each activity

Structured so you don’t have to plan too much, but flexible enough to add your own ideas!

Can be used for whole classroom, small groups, or individuals!

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100 Blank Journal Pages for any Subject! Grades 1-5

100 Blank Journal Pages for any Subject! Grades 1-5

** Please note: These blank journal pages are NOT editable. They are designed to use with student driven work.**

This zip file contains 2 PDF files for:
1.Composition book size pages (9″x 6.5″)
2.Notebook size pages (9.5″ x 7″)

Each page has wide ruled lines to ensure all students can easily write on them.

These 100 page designs can help:
Organization
Structure
Sequence
Diagramming
Connections
Mapping
Pre-writing
Creative Writing
Visual Image of Ideas

Versatile enough to use with any subject!

Page designs include:
Circles
Arrows
Rectangles
Triangles/Trapezoid
Nature and Science Shapes
Hearts
Fraction Shapes
Speech Bubbles
Full Page Creative Designs
Alphabet A-Z (one large letter on each page)
Notebook Journal Sheet (no design)
Composition Book Journal Sheet (no design)

Simply print on letter size paper, cut out page, and glue into journals.

They can also be stapled together for a specific unit activity or used as a stand-alone sheet. Lots of creative options!

Tip: For best results, print at “Actual Size”. This will ensure the work area of the sheet stays within the parameters of the journal. If it is an unusual sized journal, you may need to resize the sheet when printing.

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Inventions-Creative Thinking Activities for Physical Science

Inventions-Creative Thinking Activities for Physical Science

Unleash your students’ creative and inventive minds!

This product consists of 20 actual mechanical drawings and illustrations of inventions created in the 1800’s and early 1900’s. They are perfect for inspiring new inventions by your students!

Activities that can be used with these drawings include:

1) Creating new inventions by adding on to the drawing and reinventing the purpose of the invention on the page.
2 )Guessing what the original invention was by observing the various functions in the drawing.
3) Identifying the various simple machines that were used to create the invention.
4) Adding a specific simple machine to the invention for reinforcement of that concept.

These are just a few of the activities you can do with these pages!

Each page contains a black and white mechanical drawing of an invention. There is space around each drawing for labels and for creating additional parts.

In addition, there is a list that tells what each invention is on each of the pages.

These activities are also a great way to supplement a unit on simple machines, physical science, inventors, or mechanical drawing.

Used as either a weekly or one time activity, these can be used easily for a whole class, small groups, individuals, or centers.

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A Dozen Doughnuts-Review Game for any Subject!

A Dozen Doughnuts-Review Game for any Subject!

Need a fun, non-stressful way to review facts, material, or subject content?

Whether it’s math facts, spelling, science vocabulary, or any other information that needs to be remembered, this game can help you do that with your students!

This product comes with two ways to play the game:

“Please Don’t Eat the Doughnuts!”- Players have to make it home from the bakery with a dozen doughnuts without “eating” one!

“More Doughnuts, Please!”-Players try to get as many doughnuts from the busy baker that they can! The cost? Correct answers to questions!

This game consists of:
12 printable doughnut cards
Easy-to-follow instructions for both games
Doughnut certificates for participants
Additional creative ways to play the games

Please note: This game does not come with questions/answers.
Number of players: 2 or more on both games
Materials: Game cards and questions that you supply.
Suggested number of review questions: 15-25

Perfect for learning centers, small groups….or the whole classroom!

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Powerful Words Editing Game for Writing

Powerful Words Editing Game for Writing

Need help motivating students to use higher level vocabulary in their writing?

This editing game can be played during or after a writing assignment. As it’s being played, it challenges them to add better vocabulary by looking for more opportunities to improve their wording and gain points.

The game sheets include a verb sheet and an adjective/adverb sheet. The words found at the top of each section on the sheets are common words students use in their writing. The “powerful words”, which are next to the stars, are given as substitutions and are as close in meaning to the original word as possible.
The challenge is for the student to use the words with the most point values in their writing. The game can be played for overall winners or trying to top their last score (personal best).

Game includes:
Instructions
Adjective/Adverb Game Sheet
Verbs (present tense) Game Sheet
Verbs (past tense) Game Sheet

As you can see, I have created a sheet for past verb tenses and a sheet for present verb tenses. I found this to be easier for the students when editing their work. Before the student begins editing, determine which tense they have used in their writing. After determining the tense, simply give the student the correct tense sheet.

There will be, of course, some instances where one of the substitutions may not be able to be used correctly based on the context of the sentence. In that case, the student can choose another “powerful word” choice for their substitute word.

Because the game sheets have a basic look, they can be used easily with older and younger students in grades 3-12.

Perfect for individuals, small groups, whole classrooms, or tutoring.

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Bat Bands-Nature and Halloween Craft Activity

Bat Bands-Nature and Halloween Craft Activity

Do your students love bats?

Have them make a “Bat Band”!

Perfect for Halloween, science units on bats, or fictional books on bats!

Students color, cut, and glue the band around their wrist.

There are two different bands and both are just one, long piece to cut out. One is a little easier (the full moon pattern) for students who may have difficulty cutting around small objects.

Activity duration: 20-30 minutes

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