Wrap Up the School Year with These Fun Science Observance Days in May!

Wrap Up the School Year with These Fun Science Observance Days in May!πŸ”¬

Science Observance Days May 2024

Celebrating Science and Engaging Students with Fascinating Science Observance DaysΒ 

As we enter the last stretch of the 2024 school year, the beach, sun, and fun of summer break are just around the corner! πŸŒžπŸ–οΈ

To celebrate the final full month of school, why not start winding down by observing these science-themed observance days with your students? Create fun, investigative activities that remind them how exciting science can be and encourage them to continue learning and exploring during the summer.Β 

  • National Inventors Month (May): created to promote β€œthe positive image of inventors and the real contributions they give to this world.” [details] [free resources]
  • Star Wars Day (May 4): May the 4th be with you! Celebrate this groundbreaking science fiction movie franchise with students. [details] [free resources] [NASA resources]
  • Air Quality Awareness Week (May 6-10): the US Environmental Protection Agency created this initiative to coincide with World Asthma Day and bring awareness to are quality and health. [details] [free resources]
  • International Day of Planetariums (May 7): Celebrating planetariums around the world and the commencement of regular operation of the first Zeiss planetarium at the Deutsches Museum in Munich on May 7, 1925. [details] [free resources]
  • International Nurses Day (May 12): Celebrated around the world on the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth to mark the contributions that nurses (like school nurses!) make to society. [details] [free resources] [free webinar]
  • Endangered Species Day (May 17): Created to celebrate, learn about, and take action to protect threatened and endangered species. [details] [free resources]

Students will love ending the year with these scientific explorations! 😎

Exciting Contest Alert! πŸŽ‰ As part of our Teacher Appreciation Week celebration May 6-10 2024, Activate Learning is thrilled to announce an Instagram contest where ten lucky teachers will each win a $25 Amazon gift card! Whether you're stocking up on classroom supplies or treating yourself, we've got you covered. Make sure to follow Activate Learning on Instagram and stay tuned for more details on how to enter. Let's make this week as special as our teachers are! πŸš€πŸŽ

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