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Hungry, 13-feet long, and ready to pounce, the anaconda has its eyes on one of the largest rodents in the world, the capybara. The snake takes its time to focus on capturing its food for a very important reason. Watch this video to find out why!
3 mins 4th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Snakes and Lizards Length and Movement
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.
K - 5th Science 54 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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Rainforests only cover about six percent of the earth's surface, yet they capture the imagination of everyone! Explore the rainforest flora and fauna with this informative and colorfully illustrated encyclopedia-style application.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Does it actually exist? Consider the sighting of a giant squid, much like the one that appears in 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. Middle and high schoolers read the article One Legend Found, Many Still to Go, and research other mysterious creatures.
6th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 144 Downloads
WWW = World Wide Wildlife
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.
3rd - 6th Science 19 Views 67 Downloads
The Civil War (1861-1865) Through Maps, Charts, Graphs, & Pictures
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.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 12 Views 102 Downloads
Classroom Challenges and Activities for Teaching Spanish Heritage Students
Designed for native speakers of Spanish, and written almost entirely in Spanish, this resource begins with explanation of native speakers and strategies that you can use to teach them. After the introductory section, is a collection of worksheets and activities designed to help learners with Spanish reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.
2nd - 10th Languages 139 Views 76 Downloads
Layers of the Rainforest
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.
2nd Science 14 Views 155 Downloads
Lincoln and His Generals
Students explore Abraham Lincoln's role as Commander in Chief. For this American Civil War lesson, students listen to an instructor-delivered lecture on Lincoln's leadership and then analyze 8 pirmary documents to determine what Lincoln's priorities were for the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
A Scientific Mishap using Dogzilla by Dav Pilkey
What kind of crazy science experiment could create the title character from Dav Pilkey's Dogzilla? After reading the book, have your budding scientist/writers scheme up an idea that would cause another interesting creature. They can write an original story about their new creation using a Six Trait writing activity (which focuses on organization and idea development).
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Tallying Local Species to Learn About Diversity
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.
4th - 5th Science 9 Views 24 Downloads
The Crash Scene
Fifth graders explore geography by participating in a mapping activity. For this engineering lesson, 5th graders identify the differences between latitude and longitude and practice locating precise points on a globe or map. Students measure distance, area and scale while analyzing their maps in class.
5th Math 3 Views 15 Downloads