The Magic School Bus Teaching Resources
These lessons and activities build on children's interest in The Magic School Bus and provide opportunities for hands-on learning.
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5
Join Ms. Frizzle and her class on adventures through space and the deep depths of the ocean, and learn important science concepts on the way. Use these lesson plans and student activities to teach your students all about biology, chemistry, astronomy, and more!
Science Activities and Lesson Plans
Use these hands-on lesson plans from the Magic School Bus to teach your students about a variety of biology and earth science concepts.
Make physics fun with these lesson plans from the Magic School Bus covering topics such as power and energy, force and motion, machines and buildings, and space!
Immerse your students in books and poetry to teach about the solar system with some of these creative ideas.
These class activities introduce students to the power of their heart and provide an opportunity to talk about maintaining good health.
Students learn about the water cycle through a lesson emphasizing the continuity of this process by claiming we may use the same water as George Washington did.
Science experiments, games, and activities from the Magic School Bus and Ms. Frizzle.
A collection of fun online activities and resources to introduce your students to the world of insects and bugs.
Teach your students about climate change and the environment with Ms. Frizzle and the Magic School Bus authors in this webcast filmed at the Liberty Science Center in New Jersey.
These activities will engage students as they experiment with mystery sounds, make a log about their senses, and write a science report for The Magic School Bus Explores the Senses.
Younger students will have fun learning about bats and echolocation with these activities based on The Magic School Bus: Going Batty.
Students will explore the ocean world of whales and create an under-the-sea classroom mural in this lesson plan based on The Magic School Bus: The Wild Whale Watch.
Ms. Frizzle turns her students into bees, spiders, butterflies, grasshoppers, and more to show them how these insects live. Young readers will love learning all kinds of insect information, from how bees make honey to how fireflies flash.