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Investigating Weather: A House of Seasons part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
In this classroom activity, students will apply what they know about precipitation/water use and the seasons to create a collage. Students will begin by brainstorming ideas as a whole group and then work at science tables to cut out pictures from magazines. They will classify the pictures based on the season and create a "House" of season on a pre-formed quadrant shaped into a house.
Investigating with magnets: attraction and repelling part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
Students will explore magnetic attraction and repelling due to placement of the poles of the magnet. They will discover through a fun activity that like poles repel and unlike poles attract.