Spark curiosity in this great big world of ours by discovering how everything works and lives together with our Hands-On Life Science resource for grades 1-5. Combining Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math, this resource aligns to the STEAM initiatives and Next Generation Science Standards. Dive right in by getting a firsthand look at ecosystems and building your own terrarium. Make information sheets for plants and animals, complete with hand-made drawings. Design your own food chain while grasping the knowledge about producers, consumers and decomposers. See what traits you inherited from your parents while learning about different adaptations. Learn about life cycles by studying a caterpillar's marvelous transformation into a butterfly. Explore your own brain with memory games and tracking your heart rate and dreams while you sleep. Each concept is paired with reproducible hands-on experiments and comprehension activities to ensure your students are engaged and fully understand the concepts. Reading passages, graphic organizers, before you read and assessment activities are included.