Visit The Science Penguin to learn more about Science Weekly Five! Be sure to download the Science Weekly Five Start-Up Kit for recording sheets and station signs.
The stations are the same each week; you just trade out materials for the concept you choose to teach or review. The activities can be compelted in 15 minutes each day throughout the week. Teachers are also setting up these stations as part of their centers and literacy station time!
Station 1- Read and Comprehend (one-page, low fluency, high level concept reading passage with summarization graphic organizer and sentence stems for students to complete)
Station 2- Exploration (hands-on activity to create a model or diagram)
Station 3- Organize It! (using a graphic organizer or diagram to help students organize abstract concepts in a concrete, visual way)
Station 4- Center Activity (hands-on activity to explore concept)
Station 5- Vocabulary (cut and paste matching of concept terms and definitions and a Vocabulary Four Square for one important term)