Science- It’s Elementary

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Science is a natural fit for Project Based Learning because it begins with inquiry and leads to a hands-on investigation.  Check out this project from the Lutheran elementary program at George Washington, in which youth did various experiments with light using basic supplies, as well as some related resources they have shared with us.

Adventures of Light Project for Elementary

 
Resources
Sample light lessons:  http://cnx.org/content/m14444/latest/
 
 
 A pdf file with several ideas on light for k-2:   http://www.standards.dfes.gov.uk/pdf/primaryschemes/sci1d.pdf

 Video from a British  class:  http://www.teachers.tv/videos/ks1-science-light

 

 

  A website with many resources and lesson plans on light:  http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Shadows___Light/

 

 
Thanks to Angela Stevens at the Lutheran program at George Washington for sharing these resources.

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