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Students view pictures and videos to compare the structure and function of animal mouth-parts. In this structure and function lesson, students explore online pictures and videos of animal mouth-parts. They compare the structure of the parts with their function and with human adaptations.
In this mammals and carnivores worksheet, students classify ten pictures of mammals into the Order Rodentia, Order Artiodactyla, or Order Carnivora. Students then classify eight carnivores into the following scientific families: Ursidae, Mustelidae, Felidae, or Canidae. A description of each order or family is provided.
Fifth graders discover how to help plants grow well. In this plant life lesson, 5th graders fill out a KWL chart, research the Internet for information on plants and then conduct an experiment on the effect of sunlight.. Students collect data and make charts about the experiment.
Information about digestion of various food components is given in this PowerPoint. The diets of herbivores and carnivores are compared, and there are many diagrams giving details of their digestive system specializations. The labelled images are clear and useful and some (such as the teeth comparison) could be used for many of your lectures.
Eighth graders identify the basic elements of an ecosystem and their individual roles. In this life science lesson plan, 8th graders conduct a scavenger hunt in their local ecosystem. They collect evidence and explain how each component is interconnected with each other.
What can your class learn from a skull? With proper facilitation, they can learn about diet, physical adaptations, special differences, and even the environment. Pupils will examine a series of mammal skulls and pelts to help them understand why different mammals have adapted similar, yet varied, traits based on environmental factors. Mammal skulls, teeth, and pelts can usually be borrowed from local museums.
Students investigate the food chain by researching the Internet. In this ecosystem lesson, students view the video "Competitor and Predator" and read a book from the series "The Magic School Bus." Students utilize a worksheet to identify direct links between certain animals and their prey.
In this World Vegetarian Day worksheet, students complete activities such as read the passage, match the phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice fill in, correct the spelling, put text in correct order, unscramble the sentences, take a survey, and write all about World Vegetarian Day. Students complete 12 activities.