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    Bird Study Unit Grade 3-Grade 8
    This unit introduces students to basic ornithology with questions, a flyways map, student instructions for writing a bird report, and a bird watching journal, in addition to a Bible story component.

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    NAD Science 5-8 Essential Supplementary Resources Update 2008 Grade 5-Grade 8
    Supplements to the past North American Division Grade 5-8 Science curriculum: Discover God's Creation, Explore God's Creation, Discover God's World, and Explore God's World. Organized by text, by field of science and alphabetically, including activities for...

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    Bird Watching and Identification Lesson Plans Kindergarten-Grade 4
    This faith-integrated unit for bird watching and identification includes a bird observation book, worksheets, examples of bird art, guided practice center ideas and lesson plans. For just the bird watching book, open the 2nd URL.

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    BirdSleuth - Investigating Evidence Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Need help with student inquiry? Cornell Lab of Ornithology created this free online BirdSleuth module to help! The module includes lesson plans, journal pages, and online resources that will help your students ask scientific questions, craft and test hypotheses,...

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    BirdSleuth - Most Wanted Birds Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Open your students' eyes to the birds all around them! The Most Wanted Birds kit includes full-color focus cards, interactive computer-based bird ID quizzes, posters, and hands-on activities. Your students will learn how to identify the birds in your...

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    BirdSleuth: Authentic Scientific Inquiry Using Online Wikispaces Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Online collaborative working groups enable students to become more engaged in scientific experimentation. Middle school students in Florida and Oregon teamed up to present and review their bird research projects using a wikispace. Learn how free online...

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    Bringing Back the School Farm Preschool-Lifelong
    In this Teach article the author, Jillian Carter, describes the benefits of their school farm. The article includes information on how to start your own school farm area.

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    Classroom Beekeeping Kindergarten-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation handout shows how beekeeping could add excitement to your classroom, opening a window to the hidden world of the honeybee. Observation beehives allow students to observe the industrious work and life cycle of...

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    Come Rain or Shine - An Earth and Space Science Unit Kindergarten-Grade 4
    Designed for grades K-4, the activities in this science unit "are also suitable for differentiated instruction through the use of Art (drawing, coloring, and the assembling of shapes) and technology." A strong spiritual connection is also presented....

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    Creating Teachable Moments in Science Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Teachable moments can be created through discrepant events, or surprise outcomes, and lead students to make connections between subjects and to make spiritual applications. Bradley describes various experiments that will generate teachable moments as well...

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    Creation Lab Video Series Kindergarten-Grade 8
    "Experience different aspects of God's creation through this educational series of short videos. Review each of the days of creation week to discover lessons in physics, chemistry, biology, and the Bible, through engaging experiments and illustrations."

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    Culinary Chemistry and Other Concepts for the Science Classroom Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The presenter of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session showed "how food can be used to teach chemical concepts. Participants [explored] science experiments that use easily obtained materials and are adaptable to many classrooms." Open the presentation...

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    Decorate a Christmas Tree for the Birds Kindergarten-Grade 6
    "The purpose of this activity is to teach students that birds need shelter, food, and water, and to attract birds by providing what they need."

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    Discrepant Events - More Bang, Fewer Bucks! Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD convention presentation demonstrates easy, effective, affordable ways to bring your science class to life. Discrepant events (science experiments with unexpected outcomes) help cement scientific concepts for your students. Numerous discrepant...

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    Doing Science, Learning Life - Activities with Spiritual Lessons Kindergarten-Grade 6
    Titled Science Activities for Christian Children in previous editions, this book is organized around important process skills. It is designed for children under 12 years old, and is fitting for homeschooling.

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    Hands-on Science Resources Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This list links to resources designed to help you make your science class exciting and meaningful.

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    Healthy Foods Unit Plan Grade 3-Grade 8
    This healthy food choice unit provides materials to guide learning about issues such as organic food, GMOs (genetically modified organisms), and food labeling. Students research what the Bible says about food and compare and contrast that to the dietary recommendations...

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    Hot Wheels Lab - TVA Grade 7-Grade 10
    Video and photographs of an exciting physics lab on motion that uses Hot Wheels toy cars. Two student lab sheets available for download. One uses Vernier Photogates, LabPro Interface & TI Graphing Calculators. A simple version of the lab uses stop watches.

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    How can we make dirty water clean? Grade 3-Grade 5
    Learning about filtration becomes fun through this hands-on, faith-integrated science lab. Multi-grade and inclusion accommodations and cross-curricular integration included.

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    Life Cycle of Plants Unit Grade 1-Grade 4
    The goal for this unit is to provide an environment for the students that will allow them to learn and explore about the life cycle of plants, and to continue to foster a love of learning in the students. They will begin with the germination phase, then move...

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    Marine Biology Field Trip Grade 9-Grade 10
    Each year 9th and 10th grade students from TVA explore the rich marine ecosystems found along the Oregon Coast near Newport. Their annual three-day excursions typically include a 3-hour boat trip with Marine Discovery Tours, collecting fossils and tsunami...

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    Monday Morning Science Blast Grade 5-Grade 8
    Sign up for a free weekly newsletter containing a science lab designed for a multi-grade classroom.

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    NASA Sent Me to Space Camp - Alumnus Wins National Award for Mission to Make Science Fun Kindergarten-Grade 8
    Known for his hands-on approach, this science specialist makes sure his students know they are all capable scientists. A recent trip to space camp encouraged him to incorporate more problem-solving activities.

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    Parables - A Synthesis of Thought Grade 8-Lifelong
    Karlow explores how science can often be expressed through parables that are constructed after the manner of Christ. This paper was presented at the 1st Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Practical Ways to Improve Your Science Teaching Grade 7-Lifelong
    Many students who choose majors in engineering or science drop out of these programs after one year of college. Factors leading to high drop-out rates include: teaching atmosphere (enthusiasm, empathy, collaboration) and student development and learning (student...

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    Safety Issues in K-12 Science Classrooms Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation notes key safety issues for science teachers in K-12 classrooms and how to solve them. Sources for safety information are included.

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    Scaffolding Critical Thinking Using Inductive Lessons in Science Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation presents four examples of inductive teaching strategies. These lessons use concrete or pictorial materials to scaffold the analytical process as students explore science concepts. Each lesson offers the opportunity...

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    Science Class -- No More Yucks! Grade 4-Grade 12
    This article from the JAE special science issue suggests that by using encouragement, creative thinking, and the wonders of science, teachers can make science one of the most rewarding school experiences. Suggestions for doing this are to be honest and trustworthy,...

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    Science Fair at TVA Grade 7-Grade 10
    Links and resources used by my students to prepare them for our annual science fair.

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    Scientific Experiment Form Grade 3-Grade 6 New!!
    This basic form will help organize students and guide their writing as they conduct an experiment.

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    Show Me! Devotions for Leaders to Teach Kids Grade 1-Grade 5
    52 devotions your kids will love sharing with their friends! Amazing science tricks, nifty sleight-of-hand monkeyshines, and convincing illusions. It's fun with a purpose. Each stunt illustrates an important Bible truth. These are devotions with a twist. You'll...

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    Take 10 For Science - Integrating Writing and Science in the Multigrade Classroom Grade 5-Grade 8
    In order for students to master the art of scientific inquiry and understand the scientific process, they must first master basic skills. This article demonstrates how writing can be integrated into the science classroom. Techniques shared include: Observation...

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    Teaching with Interactive Simulations - One Small Contribution Toward Science Education for All Kindergarten-Tertiary
    With science-related challenges growing worldwide, all citizens should have an understanding of science in order to participate in the democratic addressing of these issues. Enhancing education will require a variety of methods. "This paper briefly describes...

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    The Use of Inexpensive Contests to Teach Science Principles Grade 1-Grade 8
    This 2006 NAD Teachers Convention session is on how "problem solving" activities set up as contests can engage student interest in science. Emphasis is not on the competitive nature of the contest but on the science principles that can be learned...

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    The WOW of Teaching Space Science K-12 Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Roy suggests ways to increase the WOW factor in activity-based science lessons, including a NASA space art lesson for Grades K-3, and 4-12.

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    Wonders of Volcanoes WebQuest Grade 7-Grade 10
    "During the course of this activity, you will become an expert on ONE of the many, many volcanoes. You will write a 2-3 page informational paper about a volcano of your choice. You will also create a multi-media presentation to highlight your chosen volcano."...