Welcome to Laura Candler’s Science File Cabinet. Here you’ll find dozens of free printables and helpful website links for the upper elementary or middle school science classroom. The resources and links on this page are organized into the following categories. Click each heading to jump directly to a topic.
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Awesome freebies and resources for elementary educators!
Featured Science Articles
Totality Awesome Solar Eclipse: Are you ready?
Are you ready for the upcoming solar eclipse? If not, take a few minutes now to learn about this “totality” awesome event so… Read more
Investigating Condensation and the Water Cycle
Most kids are familiar with the terms precipitation, condensation, and evaporation, but very… Read more
Five Ways to Fit Science In
Every year when I sit down to plan out my class schedule around all my specials, it seems I just… Read more
Investigating How to Make Icy Roads Safer
If you’ve ever driven on icy roads, you’ll know just how treacherous they can be. How do road crews… Read more
Going Marbles for STEM Hands-on Learning
Do you remember the thrill of dropping a marble into a maze and watching it roll, spin, and finally… Read more
STEM Engineering: Will building a tower with newspaper REALLY benefit my students?
You’ve probably noticed pictures of STEM engineering challenges floating around the teacher… Read more