Digital Science Lessons
Mary ellen walks you through how to use an easy rating sheet to look at the health of the riparian ecosystem.
These Lessons are designed to have students interact with content, ask questions, and practice critical thinking skills.
- NGSS-aligned lesson packets with an introductory video, homework, and pre-lesson assignments.
- Science challenge: activities which deliver background content and demonstrate an activity you can try on your own
- K-5 “Fun Science Fridays”: mini activities for young children
Learn how to use Headwaters’ research methods to create your own science journal and then put it to the test in this 7-day science project.
Here’s an easy guide to getting young children to start observing in the outdoors. Our printable journal makes taking notes extra simple.
Learn about the Earth’s wind and ocean current patterns, and how these factors help keep the planet cool. This complete lesson packet comes with a video, readings, a worksheet, and a suggested research project.
Going on a vacation is a great time to use observation skills to chart all the new things you’ve seen. Here’s an easy first journaling experience for younger children.
How can you help? A neighborhood clean up helps prevent trash from entering our ecosystems. This activity is perfect for members of the whole family, at any age.
Investigate what critter or natural process got to the fallen log in this science mystery challenge. Use a suspect guide and your detective skills to help solve the case of the disappearing log.
Behavioral ecology is the study of why and how animals control their behavior. To learn more about this, we’ll look at some of the fascinating behavioral adaptations of birds.
Learn about weather, climate, and the rising surface temperature of the Earth in this complete science lesson packet.
Getting young children looking at the night sky helps build observation skills and curiosity. Here’s an easy way to approach this activity.
Learn how to observe insect populations by creating your own insect pitfall trap.