Project Starters

Project Starters

Designing a Rain Harvester

Students identify and solve problems while designing a rain harvester that collects and stores water for a schoolyard tree or garden.

Sprouting Seeds

Students lead a seed-sprouting investigation based on their predictions about seeds.

Measuring Beautiful Trees

Students explore standard and non-standard units of measurement in nature by observing, measuring and sketching a beautiful tree.

Engineering Bird Houses or Feeders

Students design solutions for birds in the schoolyard by considering the needs of living things in their habitat.

Caring for Butterflies

Students attract butterflies to the schoolyard and then collect scientific data for a citizen science project.