After discussing what a scientist is and what s/he does, students made their own 'foldable' scientist. Inside they wrote up a Tree Map (Thinking Maps) of what a scientist has, can, and use. (Follow link for more details)
What is a Civilization? Sumerian / Mesopotamian Interactive Notebook Activities
Instead of just giving your students information, let them WORK with it! Inside you will find an interactive notebook activity that teaches the seven different characteristics of a civilization: reliable food supply social structure government religion the arts technology writing
What could be more fun than creating your own island to hide your pirate treasure? Have your students design their own Treasure Map and Island! This project based map skills activity is designed to capture the interests of students while assessing their map skills. Rubric and student examples included! $
Are you teaching your students about what scientists do and the tools they use? Then this freebie is perfect for you! In this download you will get a Scientists Can, Have, Are tree map to use whole group or individually. You will also get a cut and glue labeling activity for the tools a scientist uses (hand lens, tweezers, balance, ruler, beaker, microscope, and googles).