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science poems:
animals


giraffes

 
 
butterfly: (life cycle- metamorphosis) science songs science songs

 
butterfly poem
 
banana slug: (I'm no bug)
 
bat: (the only mammal that flies)
 
bird: (a flying vertebrate)
 
blue whale: (the largest animal on Earth....ever)
 
camels: (there's no water in their hump!)
 
caterpillar: (and a giant butterfly)
 
cheetah: (fastest land animal)
 
dinosaur: (not sure I'd want to meet one!)
 
earthworm: (where would we be without him?)
 
elephant: (largest land animal)
 
fish: (gills to breathe)
 
giraffe: (tallest animal on Earth!)
 
hummingbird: (the smallest of all birds)
 
kangaroo: (marsupial)
 
lion: (an acrostic poem)
 
mosquito: parasite: (the deadliest living thing)
 
octopus: (a tale of three broken hearts)
 
octopus 2: (don't ask one for directions)
 
penguins: (if penguins could fly)
 
shark: (the largest fish in the sea!)
 
spider: (isn't an insect!)
 
tadpoles: (metamorphosis of a frog)
 
tiger: (largest of all cats)
 
platypus: (an egg-laying mammal)
 

science poems:
plants & trees

sprout

 
buds: (a long winter's sleep)
 
cactus: (a plant you shouldn't kiss)
 
deciduous: (why are those trees bald?)
 
epiphyte: (never touched that dirty ground!)
 
leaf: (helps plants survive)
 
photosynthesis: (plants make their own food!)
 
redwoods: (tallest trees on Earth)
 
roots: (part of a plant)
 
seeds: (they can travel)
 
trees: (let's protect them!)
 
 

science poems:
human body

kids

 
bones: (the bone thief)
 
brain: (I'm nervous about my nervous system)
 
circulatory system: (heart, veins, and arteries are a part of me!)
 
digestive system: (digestion prevents congestion!)
 
heart: (the organ that never takes a rest)
 
ligament: (holds bones to bones- better than glue!)
 
muscles: (you need them to move)
 
tendon: (connects our muscles to our bones!)
 
respiratory system: (trachea, lungs, alveoli)
 
teeth: (hardest part of our body)
 
vein: (I know I'm the best)
 
 
5 senses

five senses

five senses: (for five body parts)
 
ear: (my sense of hearing)
 
eye: (my sense of sight)
 
skin: (my sense of touch)
 
nose: (my sense of smell)
 
tongue: (my sense of taste)
 
 

science poems:
biology

mushrooms

 
mammals: (they're not fish, frogs, or birds)
 
adaptation: (why I make change)
 
autotroph: (don't buy bread in a loaf!)
 
basic needs: (of living things)
 
chicken egg: (a chubby chicken laid no eggs!)
 
extinction: (let's protect endangered species)
 
food chain (what eats what and who eats who?)
 
fungus: (on my pizza)
 
hibernation: (a kid who slept too much)
 
carnivore: (but Clyde never ate meat!)
 
herbivore: (eating plants what they adore!)
 
omnivore: (so easy to please)
 
migration: (moving to new ground)
 
diurnal: (I'll stay up all night!)
 
nocturnal: (the sun goes down, I come out)
 
parasite: (the day I bit a mosquito)
 
predator: (I hunt for my food)
 
prey: (I won't be a meal or a snack!)
 
 

science poems:
chemistry

chemistry equipment

 
evaporation: (it's quite the sensation!)
 
condensation: (we got water for you)
 
dissolve: (how I hid the sugar!)
 
chemical change: (changing my molecules)
 
physical change: (visual change)
 
element: (the building blocks of everything!)
 
helium: (who drank the glass of gas?)
 
hydrogen: (I'm number one!)
 
matter: (makes me feel fatter!)
 
oxygen: (how long can I hold my breath?)
 
periodic table: (elements for sale)
 
oxidation/rust: (about a ladder you shouldn't trust)
 
H2O/water: (an oxygen atom that liked to cut school)
 
covalent bond: (sharing's nice!)
 
ionic bond: (it's really quite an ironic bond)
 
 

science poems:
earth science

earth

 
air (suck me up through your nose!)
 
antarctica (the coldest place on Earth!)
 
climate: (weather, you like it or not!)
 
earthquake: (tectonic plate)
 
equator: (and the silly little ladybug)
 
everest: (the highest mountain on Earth!)
 
rocks: (igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic)
 
volcano: (magnificent magma)
 
water cycle: (keeping it fresh)
 
 

biomes

poison dart frog

 
alpine: (what's at the top of the mountain?)
 
desert: (hot or cold, they're always dry)
 
rainforest (tropical): (forest floor, understory, canopy, emergent)
 
savannah (african): (A special type of grassland)
 
tundra (arctic): (Aunt Sue lives in a block of ice!)
 
 
landforms

map

 
archipelago: (when one island's not enough!)
 
continents: (are there 6, 7, 8, or 9?)
 
island: (water's all around me)
 
isthmus: (miss wishfish gave me an isthmus for christmas!)
 
peninsula: (starts with a pen but not filled with ink!)
 
strait: (links up two bodies of water)
 
 
weather

 

 
air: (suck me up through your nose!)
 
climate: (weather, you like it or not!)
 
clouds: (too bad they can't talk...)
 
cumulus clouds: (cotton in the sky)
 
humidity: (a bad hair day for spider!)
 
hurricane: (lotsa' wind, lotsa' rain!)
 
lightning: (why does electricity have to fly?)
 
rain: (you just can't blow it away!)
 
wind: (dude called wind blew through town)
 
 
4 seasons

seasons

 
summer: (trees and bees)
 
fall: (winged things fly south)
 
winter: (skiing, sledding, leafless trees)
 
spring: (spring has sprung)
 
summer ACROSTIC poem: (summer sizzles)
 
fall ACROSTIC poem: (floating, falling leaves are flying)
 
winter ACROSTIC poem: (my freezing cold toes!)
 
spring ACROSTIC poem: (great to be here in sweet spring!)
 
 
Earth's atmosphere

 
troposphere: (where weather lives)
 
stratosphere: (my fear of falling)
 
mesosphere: (meteors make a mess)
 
thermosphere: (a strange place to play)
 
exosphere: (the final frontier)
 
 

science poems:
physics

magnet

 
magnets: (they're not for eating!)
 
matter: (makes me feel fatter!)
 
colors and light: (wavelengths)
 
force: (makes things move)
 
gravity: (why it hurts when I fall)
 
position words: (above, below, in front, behind)
 
sound: (vibrations make sound)
 
volume: (enormous water)
 
 

science poems:
astronomy &
solar system

saturn

 
the sun: (no life without my energy)
 
the order of the planets: (a mnemonic poem!)
 
mercury: (closest to the Sun)
 
venus: (spins the other way!)
 
earth: (the planet we all share)
 
mars: (martians are coming!)
 
jupiter: (big bully of the sky!)
 
saturn: (rings for sale!)
 
uranus: (I spin on my side!)
 
neptune: (I don't want to be last!)
 
pluto: (I used to be a planet, but now I'm a dwarf!)
 
solar eclipse: (the Sun is gone!)
 
meteor: (I want to be a star! (a shooting star))
 
milky way: (not just a chocolate bar)
 
the moon: (lights my room)
 

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