Weekly Lesson Plans

Delivering Science At Home

Introducing our new weekly lesson plans offering hands-on activities, experiments and virtual teaching support to inspire, educate and engage curious minds through science. Targeting grades K-8, each week's content offers 150 minutes of education aligned with the State of Arizona Science Standards.

 


Week One

Outdoor Science

Put on some sunscreen and grab your binoculars; we’re headed outside to explore the amazing world of plants and animals right outside your doorstep!

In Outdoor Science, your student(s) will learn more about the plants and animals living in your very own environment through daily lessons, including hands-on activities, experiments, digital resources and active outside investigations. See the appropriate grade-bands and topics below to get started!

Leaves with dew drops

Grades K-2

Living vs. non-living, food chains and webs, structures of plants and animals, adaptations and shelters.

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human hand touching a squirrel

Grades 3-5

Habitats, structures and functions of plants and animals, plant and animal adaptations, interdependence, and impacts of human-caused and natural changes to habitats.

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Flowers in Sunlight

Grades 6-8

Impacts of human activities on the environment, the interdependence of organisms and their environment, photosynthesis, heredity and natural selection.

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