Grade 5-8 Workshop Agenda

NCSTA Grades 5-8 Workshop

Understanding across the Science Curriculum

Friday, October 20, 2017

-AGENDA-

 

  8:00 Check-in; Getting Ready

  8:30 Introductions & Objectives

  9:00 Examples: “We thought they got it, but they didn’t.”

10:00 Break

10:15 Observation and Classification

10:45 Experimental Design

11:45 LUNCH (Provided)

Afternoon activities will be closely matched to each grade level (5-8)

12:15 Grade Level Activities- Period #1 (See below.)

  1:15 Grade Level Activities- Period #2

  2:15  Break

  2:30  Grade Level Activities- Period #3

  3:30  Wrap-up/Evaluation

 

 

Specific Afternoon Grade-level Agenda

    Activity Topics

 

Period Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8
 1 Force & Motion

Plant Growth

Plant Ecology

Weather &

Climate

Change in Matter

Conservation of Mass

 2 Earth Systems

Density

Energy

Body Systems

Genetics

Hydrosphere

Earth History

 3 Ecosystems

Solar System

Lithosphere

Forces

Simple Machines

Disease

Ecology

 

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