Science Today (Grades K-5)

These SCIENCE TODAY classes will provide a standards-based lesson which will allow students to develop an understanding of the content and do a hands-on experiment. Consumable supplies will be provided for all students. The cost for an entire class is based upon class size. Cost for each student is $5.

To register, please contact Jenna Henkel at: jmp8603@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-2621

Elementary School Schedule:

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Parts of a Plant (S1L1)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding about the basic needs of plants.  Students will develop a labeled model to identify the parts of a plant. The STEM career of botanist will also be introduced.

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Friday, October 15, 2021

Out of This World (S2E2)

In this lesson, students will develop an understanding of the patterns of the moon.  Students will create a model to predict the appearance of the moon. The STEM career of astronomer will also be introduced.

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Fossils and Extinction (S3E2)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding about how the views of the universe evolved. Students will conduct a scavenger hunt through a planetarium as well as observe current astronomical conditions. The STEM career of astronomer will also be introduced.

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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Star Light (S4E1)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding that star brightness is attributed to distance and size.  Students will learn about constellations and make a model of one.  The STEM career of astronomer will also be introduced.

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Friday, October 22, 2021

Build This Structure (S5E1)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding of how technology is used to limit the impact of destructive forces. Students will use this knowledge to design and construct a structure to withstand an earthquake. The STEM career of architect will also be introduced.

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Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Living vs. Non-Living (SKL1)

In this lesson, students will recognize the difference between organisms and non-living things. The STEM career of biologist will also be introduced.

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Thursday, November 4, 2021

Precipitation Observations (S1E1)

Tut-tut, it looks like rain!  In this lesson, students will investigate the different types of liquid and solid forms of precipitation. The STEM career of meteorologist will also be introduced.

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Friday, November 5, 2021

Toy Inventor (S2P2)

In this lesson, students will explore force and motion. Students will use this knowledge to design and construct a toy. The STEM career of engineer will also be introduced.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Taking a Lesson from Nature (S3L1)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding about how adaptations allow certain organisms to live in certain geographic regions. Students will design an invention based off of an adaption of their choosing. The STEM career of ecologist will also be introduced.

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Thursday, November 11, 2021

Krazy Kaleidoscopes (S4P1)

In this lesson, the students will develop their understanding of how light travels and how it interacts with a mirror. Students will construct a kaleidoscope. The STEM career of optometrist will also be introduced.

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Friday, November 12, 2021

I’ve Got Your Back (S5L1)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding of classification. Students will construct a model backbone and discuss the five different groups of vertebrates. The STEM career of taxonomist will also be introduced.

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Living vs. Non-Living (SKL1)

In this lesson, students will recognize the difference between organisms and non-living things. The STEM career of biologist will also be introduced.

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Thursday, December 2, 2021

Precipitation Observations (S1E1)

Tut-tut, it looks like rain!  In this lesson, students will investigate the different types of liquid and solid forms of precipitation. The STEM career of meteorologist will also be introduced.

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Friday, December 3, 2021

Toy Inventor (S2P2)

In this lesson, students will explore force and motion. Students will use this knowledge to design and construct a toy. The STEM career of engineer will also be introduced.

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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Taking a Lesson from Nature (S3L1)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding about how adaptations allow certain organisms to live in certain geographic regions. Students will design an invention based off of an adaption of their choosing. The STEM career of ecologist will also be introduced.

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Thursday, December 9, 2021

Krazy Kaleidoscopes (S4P1)

In this lesson, the students will develop their understanding of how light travels and how it interacts with a mirror. Students will construct a kaleidoscope. The STEM career of optometrist will also be introduced.

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Friday, December 10, 2021

I’ve Got Your Back (S5L1)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding of classification. Students will construct a model backbone and discuss the five different groups of vertebrates. The STEM career of taxonomist will also be introduced.

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