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A peaceful lake makes a pleasant home for the caiman, a giant crocodile. However, it is not so peaceful for the caiman's prey. This lake flourishes with plenty of food for these crocodiles. Watch this video to learn more about the lake and its inhabitants.
5 mins 4th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
What Is Happening To My Species?
Students select and research an animal that lives in the rainforest of Manu, Peru. They watch and discuss a video, create masks and costumes to role-play various rainforest animals, conduct research, and write a short story of their selected animal.
K - 5th Science 3 Views 5 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 44 Views 67 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 15 Views 65 Downloads
Work on research procedures in this lesson, which prompts writers to collect and evaluate information pooled from a number of sources. They work in teams to collect information about crocodiles from different sources. They compare the information that they collected with that collected by other groups to decide which sources have valid information.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 46 Downloads
Adventures in Nature
Sixth graders read a nature novel and discuss how they could survive in the wild. In this novel activity, 6th graders read a novel and discuss things they learned about nature. Students use practice using new vocabulary they have learned from the novel and locate places they have read about on a map.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Intelligent Design Fumbles; Evolution Still Going Strong
Students examine how all life is related and how species are classified. They also discover how traits are passed down from one person to the next. They examine the evolution the arthropod has going through.
6th - 9th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads
Crocodiles: A Three Day Lesson Plan
Young scholars, in groups, research crocodiles. They watch a video and complete a worksheet in which they label the internal organs of a crocodile. Finally they draw a picture of what they think the crocodile will evolve to and look like 200 million years from now.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Rainforests: Who needs them?
Students explore the rainforests. They locate and label tropical rainforests on a world map. Using a glossary, students define a rainforest and define its characteristics. Students locate and label South American rainforests with an emphasis on Brazil.
1st - 5th Science 8 Views 56 Downloads
Young scholars compare the layers of the rainforest and explain why the conditions vary at different levels of the rainforest. In this rain forest lesson students divide into groups and investigate their assigned layer, and fill out their worksheet.
7th - 12th Science 4 Views 20 Downloads
Students investigate and study about the members of the crocodilian family and then create poster presentations and write poetic odes to them. They distinguish between facts and myths about crocodilians and assess the new discoveries about these species by reading and discussing the article, "Not Just Another Pretty Face.
6th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 7 Downloads
Alligator and Crocodile Research
Second graders complete a KWL chart on alligators and crocodiles. They brainstorm questions that they want to answer in their research of alligators and crocodiles. Students read Snap A Book About Alligators and Crocodiles and Zoobooks Alligators and Crocodiles.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Cultura, lingua e mÂ¿Â¿sica (Culture, language and music)
Students explore and assess the roles and behaviors of tourists as they investigate how music, dance and language affect the elements of a culture. They analyze three main aspects: care and concern for people, animals and the environment.
5th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads