Fall/Thanksgiving

*Curricular Grade Level and Topic

  • Grades 1 to 3  Hypothesis Testing

*Praxis Resources Correlated to the Grades 1 - 12 Alberta Science Curriculum.

Classroom Speaker or Field Trip

Don`t forget to ask us to locate a classroom speaker such as a farmer or help you arrange a field trip such as a visit to farm. Just include this additional request in the note section of the online reservation form  when you are booking your kit.

Fall/Thanks Giving Learning Kit Contents

Fall/Thanksgiving Kit Contents (pdf, docx)

Binders/Duo Tangs/Booklets:

  • Leaning/Activity Sheets (3 ring)
  • Thanksgiving Worksheet Masters (duo tang)

You need to supply:

  • Milk (homogenized works best)
  • Green plant leaves
  • Game of Space
  • Water

Supplies:

  • Aluminum pie plates (10)
  • String
  • Sponge pieces
  • Isopropyl Alcohol (Rubbing Alcohol)
  • Glasses (10 clear plastic)
  • Containers (2 large plastic) 
  • Buttons (1 container) 
  • clear nail polish (2 bottles) 
  • Food colouring
  • Filter paper stripes (envelope - cut up coffee filter)
  • Liquid dish soap
  • Plastic cups (25 large)
  • Pennies (small ziplock 25)
  • “Clucking Turkey” model

Fall/Thanksgiving *Links

Fall/Thanksgiving Links (pdfdocx)

  • Why Do Leaves Change Colour http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/09/why-do-leaves-change-color-video-graphic.html
  • Fall Colours http://www.usatoday.com/weather/environment/2007-10-08-fall-colors_N.htm?csp=34weather
  • Maine’s Official Fall Foliage Website http://www.maine.gov/doc/foliage/
  • Glossary of Tree Terms http://www.maine.gov/doc/foliage/kids/glossary.html
  • National Geographic Acadia Park Pictures http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2005/11/acadia/melford-photography#/1-fall-leaves-714.jpg
  • National Geographic Adirondack Park Pictures http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2011/09/adirondack-park/melford-photography#/05-ash-maple-leaves-float-cascade-lake-670.jpg
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