Science in a Nutshell

Grades 2-6

Explore and discover science concepts and processes through inquiry and hands-on learning. Fun, meaningful activities for student-directed individual or small-group learning.

What's in a Nutshell?

  • 8-12 activities that develop a specific science topic
  • Quality materials for 1-3 students
  • An Activity Guide with simple, clearly written instructions
  • 3 Activity Journals to record student observations and data, and apply writing skills
  • Consumable materials for 6 uses

Your students will:

  • Increase their understanding and application of fundamental Life, Earth, and Physical Science concepts and process skills
  • Engage in meaningful science activities that encourage cooperation and collaboration
  • Prepare for standardized testing through practice with science questions and manipulatives
  • Develop critical thinking skills with opportunities to think "out of the box"

Nutshells are perfect for:

  • After-school programs
  • Summer School
  • Classroom science centers
  • Teacher demonstrations
  • Independent study
  • Homeschool

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