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GEMS GUIDES

GRADE LEVEL

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K

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Animal Defenses

P,

K,

(1,

2)

             
Hide A Butterfly

P,

K,

(1,

2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ant Homes Under the Ground

P,

K,

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Eggs Eggs Everywhere

P,

K,

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elephants and Their Young

P,

K,

1

               
Ladybugs 

P,

K,

1

(2)

             
Mother Opossum and Her Babies

P,

K,

1

               
Penguins And Their Young

P,

K,

1,

(2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tree Homes

P,

K,

1,

(2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sifting Through Science

(P),

K,

1,

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buzzing A Hive

(P),

K,

1,

2,

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frog Math: Predict, Ponder, Play

(P),

K,

1,

2,

3

(4)

 

 

 

 

 

Treasure Boxes

P),

K,

1,

2,

3

(4)

 

 

 

 

 

Group Solutions

 

K,

1,

2,

3,

4,

(5,

6)

 

 

 

Group Solutions Too!

 

K,

1,

2,

3,

4,

(5,

6)

 

 

 

Bubble Festival  

K,

1,

2,

3,

4,

5,

6

     
Build It! Festival

 

K,

1,

2,

3,

4,

5,

6

 

 

 

Investigating Artifacts

 

K,

1,

2,

3,

4,

5,

6,

(7,

8)

 

Terrarium Habitats

(P),

K,

1,

2,

3,

4,

5,

6,

(7,

8)

 

Early Adventures in Algebra    
1,
2,
(3)            
Involving Dissolving

(P,

K)

1,

2,

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liquid Explorations

(P,

K),

1,

2,

3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Secret Formulas

 

(K),

1,

2,

3,

(4)

 

 

 

 

 

Matter: Solids, Liquids & Gases    

1,

2,

3

           
On Sandy Shores 

 

 

(1),

2,

3,

4,

(5,

6)

 

 

 

Mystery Festival

 

 

(1),

2,

3,

4,

5,

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Aquatic Habitats      

2,

3,

4,

5,

6

     
Algebraic Reasoning        
3,
4,
5
       
Math on the Menu        

3,

4,

5

       
Electric Circuits        

3,

4,

5,

6

     
In All Probability

 

 

 

 

3,

4,

5,

6

 

 

 

Schoolyard Ecology        

3,

4,

5,

6,

(7,

8)

 
Crime Lab Chemistry

 

 

 

(2,

3),

4,

5,

6,

7,

8

 
Fingerprinting

 

 (K,

1,

2,

3),

4,

5,

6,

7,

8

 
Hot Water and Warm Homes from Sunlight          

4,

5,

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Microscopic Explorations 

 

 

 

 

 

4,

5,

6,

7,

8

 

Of Cabbages and Chemistry

 

 

 

 

 

4,

5,

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Oobleck: What Do Scientists Do?

 

 (K,

1,

2,

3),

4,

5,

6,

7,

8

 

Moons of Jupiter

 

 

 

 

 

4,

5,

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Stories in Stone

 

 

 

 

 

4,

5,

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Math Around the World    

(1,

2,

3,

4),

5,

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Bubble-ology

 

 

 

 

(3,

4),

5,

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Color Analyzers            

5,

6,

7,

8

(9)

Earth, Moon, and Stars            

5,

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Environmental Detectives            

5,

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Life Through Time            
5,
6,
7,
8,
(9)
Messages from Space            

5,

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Ocean Currents            

5,

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Only One Ocean            

5,

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Paper Towel Testing            

5,

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Learning About Learning             (5),

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Convection: A Current Event              

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Invisible Universe              
6,
7,
8,
(9)
More Than Magnifiers              

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Plate Tectonics: The Way the Earth Works              

6,

7,

8

 
The Real Reasons for Seasons              

6,

7,

8,

(9)

River Cutters              

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Acid Rain            

 

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Chemical Reactions           (4,

5),

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Discovering Density              

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Dry Ice Investigations            

 

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Living with a Star              

6,

7,

8,

(9)

Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect                

7,

8, (9)

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