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ANIMALS OF ANTARCTICA
Students are introduced to the animals of Antarctica and how they adapt to their environment and the changes of the seasons after being read the story,"Counting Penguins" . They pick an animal and predict how he/she thinks this animal will adapt to the changes of the seasons chart paper is used to record the predictions.
K Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Improving a Paragraph 4
Assign a paragraph a day! For the first four days, class members will need to focus in order to improve a paragraph and make it their own. Revision suggestions are given for each prompt. On the fifth day, give writers the chance to compose their own paragraph.
6th - 9th Language Arts 50 Views 88 Downloads
Ozone Hole - Changes in the Stratosphere
Halting the depletion of the hole in the ozone layer has been one of humanity's happy recoveries from previous damage done to the environment. Meteorology masters muse the Montreal Protocol and examine data on changes in the ozone. Unfortunately, the embedded website has been reconfigured and the data not accessible; you will need to find another Internet source for the data and associated animations, but it is easily done!
7th - 12th Science 10 Views 9 Downloads
Family Polar Fun Day
Family fun days are great for connecting home and school life, building strong parent/teacher relationships, and engaging students in a fun and social way. Here are several activity ideas to help you and your class run your own Family Polar Fun Day.
3rd - 12th Science 5 Views 3 Downloads
Be sure to come prepared to discuss the theory of Pangaea and the two super-continents, Laurasia and Gondwanaland. Collaborative learners look for fossil evidence that supports the theory that one super-continent divided into two. They map the locations of four different fossils and cut out the continent shapes in order to piece them together as Gondwanaland.
6th - 8th Science 19 Views 135 Downloads
The Antarctic Ecosystem: Where Would It Be Without Krill?
Students investigate the importance of krill to the Antarctic ecosystem by researching the animals that depend on it and drawing a food web. They conclude by writing paragraphs explaining the potential consequences of a decline in krill populations.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Ozone and Temperature Data Analysis, South Pole Antarctica
High schoolers discuss the layers of the atmosphere, and the history of the ozone hole. They discuss the chemistry of the ozone formation. Students compare seasonal data collected with ozonesondes. They compare Antarctic and Arctic ozone hole formation.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 30 Downloads
The Coldest Continent
Students use the internet to conduct research on the continent of Antarctica. As a class, they review the continent's climate and the reasons behind the cold temperatures. After reading an article, they draw a picture of what they believe the first explorers to Antarctica looked like.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Antarctica Food Chain
Students visit an interactive web page. In this food chain lesson, students visit an interactive web page displaying an example of the food chain in Antarctica. As students move their mouse over the images, captions appear describing the image.
3rd - 4th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
The Making of the Fittest: The Birth and Death of Genes
Adaptations must be made as environments change. This fabulous presentation features Icelandic icefish, a transparent, scaleless specimen that even has colorless blood. Genetics and adaptations concepts are explored as scientists study the DNA that is expressed as an antifreeze protein.
9th - Higher Ed Science 33 Views 23 Downloads