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The Greatest Show on Earth: The World's Smallest Animals
Students create instruments to capture different types of insects. In this The Greatest Show on Earth: The World's Smallest Animals lesson plan, students compare the attributes of certain insects and record the data on a chart. After catching the insects students observe their behavior in order to find patterns.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Students construct an insect model. For this "insects" science and art lesson, students complete a KWL chart about 'insects," then view several interactive websites to become familiar with insect traits. Students construct an insect model using materials of their choice.
1st - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 50 Downloads
Feelin' buggy? Your young learners will be after this awesome inquiry-based interdisciplinary lesson plan. Your class will explore insects while also practicing descriptive writing as they compare and contrast the sight, smell, and touch senses of humans and insects.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 6 Views 34 Downloads
Death and the Civil War
Students review different diseases that confronted soldiers during the Civil War, which were often more threatening than the enemy. They research different diseases and use word-processing software to create reports about the diseases.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 123 Downloads
Can't Wait - Gotta Migrate:The Monarch Butterfly
Students study the migratory behavior of the monarch butterfly and to carefully develop a scientific method for answering one question concerning their behavior. They perform many meaningful tasks which help them explain the Monarch Butterfly.
6th - 8th Science 6 Views 25 Downloads
Turn your seventh graders into a class of detectives! They determine the meaning of unknown words by using context clues in fiction, non-fiction, newspapers, poetry, and technical manuals. Working with partners, they share examples and "teach" the word meanings to their partners.
6th - 8th Language Arts 18 Views 245 Downloads
Young scholars explore how insects behave in their natural habitats and build dioramas to create an Insect World in their classroom. They investigate various insects and the roles they play in the environment. They write creative short stories written from their insect's point of view.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
Extereme Arthropods: Exploring Evolutionary Adaptations To Polar and Temperate Deserts
Students investigate arthropods from bothe places, creating "toolboxes" necessary for survival in extreme environments. They work in small groups to design imaginary arthropods that are able to survive in either Antarctica or Namibia. Students use evolutionary "toolboxes" to pick out appropriate adaptations for actual Namib and Antarctic arthropods, using a menu of authentic names, adaptations and photos.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
Students complete a unit about the insect metamorphosis process. They read and discuss a handout and sequence the events of metamorphosis for a variety of insects. Students also view and hold a tobacco hornworm, and complete a worksheet that identifies the stages and discusses how the larva and pupa of the tobacco hornworm feels.
K - 6th Science 3 Views 15 Downloads
The Use of Myths in Science
Students are told stories, myths and legend to explain their world. After telling the tales and discussion them, students are assigned to write a myth that describes a familiar situation, such as why the school garbage cans are always empty in the morning.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 27 Downloads
The Use of Myths in Science
Students examine folk tales to determine the basis for scientific myths. They demonstrate through the discussion of the folk tales that the perception of the world has changed as new information is gained. They write their own folk tale dispelling a myth in science.
10th - 12th Science 5 Views 31 Downloads
Students are introduced to classification and some of the difficulties surrounding classification and how classification systems need to be able to adapt and how they may need to be changed when new information is discovered. They practice using their observation skills, collecting data, and re-work their orginal design.
6th - 8th Science 7 Views 73 Downloads
Under the Spell of Spiders!
Students read about spider body parts, abilities, tendencies, and life cycles. In this Under the Spell of Spiders! lesson, students create mystery creatures that turn out to be spiders. Students catch and observe spiders and insects. Students record the similarities and differences.
5th - 10th Science 5 Views 5 Downloads