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Discover the concept of fractions by using fruit as a model. Scholars discover fractions are part of a whole, similar to the pieces of fruit which are placed in front of them. They then cut up several different types of fruit and discuss what fraction is left before they eat them.
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Kiwi Story Chain
Write a story as a class. In this writing lesson, each person takes turns writing one to two sentences onto the paragraph given about Kim the Kiwi bird, including characters and events. Altogether, brainstorm a title for the story. Collaborate with your creativity, building onto the ideas of others.
1st - 5th English Language Arts
What does your DNA actually look like? Use simple materials with this experiment to find out! Geneticists of all ages can follow these instructions to extract their own DNA. For learners who are hoping to extend the activity, there are directions to extract fruit DNA, as well some higher-level thinking questions.
5th - 12th Science
Study Jams! Atoms: Protons, Neutrons, Electrons
What's smaller than a kiwi seed? Atoms! Basic atomic structure is detailed for beginning chemists in a light-hearted animation. Protons and neutrons are explained as part of the nucleus, and so are electrons that encircle the nucleus. Viewers also find out about electric charges and how they balance out in an atom.
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Growing Together - Building Blocks of Good Health
Students examine nutrition. In this healthy eating lesson plan, students discover how various fruits grow, what they look like, what they taste like, and how they help various parts of our body. They work as a class to listen and play a game to help them remember the fore mentioned concepts.
3rd - 5th Health
Periodicity (The Periodic Table)
High schoolers investigate the properties of elements and periodicity. In this periodicity lesson plan, students observe a bag of 'elements' which are different fruits and classify them in groups and periods, show the periodic relationships and show their similar physical and chemical properties.
9th - 12th Science
Following the Equator
Fourth graders describe the similarities and differences between the New Zealand Maori and the Australian Aborigine. In this Aborigine/Maori culture activity, 4th graders create a counting book to 10. Students play an Australian/New Zealand version of the Family Feud.
4th Social Studies & History