# Ch 1: Science Basics for Elementary School

### About This Chapter

The lessons in this chapter aim to teach elementary and middle school students the basics of science. Pupils can explore several scientific processes and practice what they've learned by completing examples. Quizzes measure their grasp of the facts.

## Science Basics for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

Allow your elementary or middle school student to build upon what he or she has learned about science through standard classroom assignments. When this flexible, creative program of study is utilized, pupils can achieve a greater understanding of scientific terms, graphs, definitions and much more.

The chapter's video lessons are animated and information-rich, but short and entertaining enough to capture the attention of your student. Text lessons sometimes include bold key terms and they're just as informative as video lessons. Regardless of format, the lessons include quizzes, worksheets and a course tab that links to related content.

## Chapter Lessons and Objectives

Lesson Objective
What Does a Scientist Do? - Lesson for Kids The roles and responsibilities of scientists are explored throughout this lesson.
Types of Scientists: Lesson for Kids Students are taught about the work of different kinds of scientists.
Science Terms for Kids Within this lesson, various scientific terms are listed and defined.
Scientific Method Lesson for Kids: Definitions & Examples The meaning of the scientific method is discusses, along with examples.
Scientific Method Lesson for Kids: Steps & Process Students can explore the fundamentals of following the scientific method.
Hypothesis Lesson for Kids: Definition and Examples Here, a hypothesis is defined and its purpose explained to elementary and middle school students.
Variables in Science: Lesson for Kids This lesson identifies and defines different kinds of science variables.
Cause & Effect Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples Students can learn about the relationship between cause and effect.
Deductive Reasoning for Kids Deductive reasoning is defined, and students learn about the process of drawing conclusions.
Measurement Lesson for Kids Students are introduced to the process of taking measurements.
Units of Measurement Lesson for Kids The metric system and standard units of measure are explored.
Measurement Conversions Lesson for Kids The process of converting among units of measurement is explained to students.
What is a Graph? - Lesson for Kids Graphs are defined and examples displayed in this science lesson.
What is Volume in Science? - Lesson for Kids Students learn the definition of volume and discover how it's calculated.
The Golden Ratio Lesson for Kids This lesson defines the golden ratio and reveals how it can be expressed.
Understanding Time Zones Lesson for Kids Pupils are introduced to time zones that include Eastern, Pacific, Mountain and Central.
Electricity Safety Lesson for Kids The rules surrounding electrical safety practices are explored.
Home Safety Lesson for Kids: Tips & Checklist Elementary and middle school students are provided with ideas for remaining safe in their homes.
Lab Safety Rules Lesson for Kids Laboratory safety measures and their necessity are outlined in this lesson.
Safety Signs Lesson for Kids The importance of safety signs is the focus of this lesson.

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