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- McMinnville, TN
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Snakes and lizards can be very tiny or very long. Your class will get out their rulers to see just how big snakes and lizards can be. They discuss several different reptiles by reading the included animal fact cards, then each small group uses rulers and yard sticks to measure the length of their assigned animals. The smallest measures 10cm and the longest measures about 29 feet! The activity is perfect for incorporating science into your next measurement or math lesson.
Through video, internet research, and hands-on activities, learners conduct a study of the interdependence between animals and the habitats they live in. They conduct Internet research independently in order to complete a report on a specific animal, its habitat, and many other facets of the ecosystem. Excellent videos, Internet links, and worksheets are included in this fine plan.
What a great way to discuss the rainforest! Learners discuss the importance of adaptation in the environment and how it is linked to survival. They use critical thinking and inference skills to place animals and insects in the different strata of the rainforest based on diet, body modification, and prior knowledge.
Students write the algebraic equation to determine the number of weeks money must be saved to purchase a yo-yo. In this algebra lesson, students create a pattern of one penny surrounded by six pennies. They continue the pattern and complete a table of values to show their work. Students use algebra tiles to solve linear equations.
Using this thoroughly-written plan, you can have your junior ecologists exploring local biodiversity. They take a journal outdoors to tally the species that they see. An article is included along with comprehension questions. The author also includes links to other resources and extension ideas. You will want to save this comprehensive lesson for use with your science class.
True to its titles, this engaging and appealing presentation brings the 1860's into close focus with a number of images and statistics that would delight any Civil War buff. A few graphs allow for pupil input, such as listing the advantages and disadvantages of the American North and South in 1861. The slides take viewers through the strategies and main events of the war, culminating in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
In this language and vocabulary worksheet, students fill in the missing letters in 20 words, using the meaning in the brackets. All words are adjectives that end with "-ful". Students then complete 40 varied exercises that include: verbs, word meanings, homophones, abbreviations, synonyms and adjectives.