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Super Science Connections

Super Science Connections

Type: M    |    Level: Elem

Super Science Connections (SSC) helps elementary school teachers with little science background integrate hands-on science activities into a typical K–3 curriculum. Written by K–3 teachers, for K–3 teachers.

Super Science Connections integrates children's literature, writing, mathematics, art projects, social studies, and health instruction with hands-on science—observing, devising experiments, hypothesizing, and drawing conclusions. It models ways in which your classroom can become a place where students learn and enjoy science in context. SSC contains 34 activities centered on a science concept or process skill connected to the AAAS Benchmarks for Science Literacy.

The activities are divided into the following topics:

  • color and light
  • insulation
  • surface tension
  • pressure
  • water and changing its state

Super Science Connections is available for purchase in print format and available for free as an Online Publication from the Institute for Chemical Education.

Click the ICE structure to view the table of contents for Super Science Connections.

Click the ICE structure for a sample activity from Super Science Connections.