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.

If you have any questions, please contact Jenna Henkel at: jmp8603@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-2621

Elementary School Schedule:

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Marvelous Magnets (S1P2)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding about the effects of magnets on everyday objects. Students will conduct an investigation to broaden their knowledge of what is and isn’t attracted to a magnet. The STEM career of physicist will also be introduced.

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Friday, April 22, 2022

Pollination: What’s All the Buzz? (S2L1)

In this lesson, students will learn about the life cycle of the honeybee and why they are crucial for pollination. Students will create a model of the honeybee life cycle and simulate pollination with their classmates. The STEM career of entomologist will also be introduced.

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Hiding in Plain Sight (S3L1)

In this lesson, students will investigate how camouflage can help an organism survive in its environment. Students will simulate how animals blend into their environment and avoid being “eaten.” The STEM career of wildlife biologist will also be introduced.

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Thursday, April 28, 2022

Hear Ye! Hear Ye! (S4P2)

In this lesson, students will investigate how sound is produced and changed. Students will construct a model ear and learn how different materials transmit sound. The STEM career of acoustics engineer will also be introduced.

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Friday, April 29, 2022

Physical or Chemical Change Putty (S5P1)

In this lesson, students will investigate whether mixing dry and liquid materials caused a physical or chemical change based on observable evidence. The STEM career of polymer scientist will also be introduced.

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