The Zula Water Remote Learning Kit contains all the materials needed for your K-5 students to have engaging hands-on STEM experiences in their homes.
The kit has three missions through which students will explore the wonders of water. In one mission, students will find out about properties of water by experimenting with different materials and mixing water with other things. Students will explore sinking and floating in another mission by experimenting with different objects and making boats. In another mission, students will learn about surface tension by dripping water, dropping objects, and experimenting with soap. Each mission contains multiple hands-on activities.
Mission activity guides are easy to follow, allowing teachers or parents to guide students through the activities virtually or in person.
Download a sample guide: Make a Splash
All the materials needed for all activities are included in the kit:
- Science Journal
- Plastic Tub
- Plastic Plate
- Small Plastic Bowls
- Large Plastic Bowl
- Dish Soap
- Modeling Clay
- Wax Paper
- Paper Towel
- Aluminum Foil
- Copy Paper
- Note Paper
- Watercolor Paper
- Watercolor Paints
- Wooden Dowel
- Rubber Band
- Stirrer Scoop
These Next Generation Science Standards are covered in the Water Remote Learning Kit:
K-ESS2-2 - Construct an argument supported by evidence for how plants and animals (including humans) can change the environment to meet their needs.
K-LS1-1 - Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.
2-ESS2-3 - Obtain information to identify where water is found on Earth and that it can be solid or liquid.
2-PS1-1 - Plan and conduct an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.
K-2-ETS1-2 - Develop a simple sketch, drawing, or physical model to illustrate how the shape of an object helps it function as needed to solve a given problem.
K-2-ETS1-3 - Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.
4-LS1-1 - Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.
5-PS1-1 - Develop a model to describe that matter is made of particles too small to be seen.
5-PS1-4 - Conduct an investigation to determine whether the mixing of two or more substances results in new substances.
3-5-ETS1-2 - Generate and compare multiple possible solutions to a problem based on how well each is likely to meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.
3-4-ETS1-3 - Plan and carry out fair tests in which variables are controlled and failure points are considered to identify aspects of a model or prototype that can be improved.