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Grades K-2

Grades K-2
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  • K-2

Explore fun activities and resources that connect science content to health and wellness. Learning about the environment and the world around us supports students’ school-based studies and introduces them to basic concepts with important implications in modern society.


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Can You Imagine Being a Spider?

A little turtle and her siblings wonder what life would be like as another animal. What would they need?

The story links to hands-on activities and supplemental material related to the story.

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Do You Hear What I Hear?

Listen and identify sounds with this interactive PowerPoint presentation. Slides include additional activities that enable exploration of how the brain works.

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Who’s Taking the Spinach from the Garden?

Everyone loves a good mystery! Meet Riff and Rosie as they try to solve this one! Download the storybook from the first link below. The second link leads to a related activity on food and nutrition.

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What kind of paper makes the best boat?

Use this template to make a paper boat out of different types of paper to investigate which paper type works best!

A related storybook, “Mystery of Muddled Marsh,” can be found at the second link below.

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Take It to the Sky!

Make a paper flyer using this easy template. Then read the storybook “Mr. Slaptail’s Secret” (second link, below).

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Extend the Learning with Engineering!

These hands-on activities use household items to introduce young learners to construction with an engineer’s point of view.

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Put a new spin on art!

Make a paper pinwheel using household items. Then explore energy use with the storybook Mr Slaptail’s Curious Contraption.