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Life Science: Classifying Life with Vocabulary
Practice vocabulary using words from life science. Pupils read new words associated with life science but must guess the definition. They get to discuss their initial definitions after receiving the dictionary definitions on a worksheet. This is designed to have a quiz at the end.
3rd - 5th Science 39 Views 311 Downloads
Identify the different cell organelles in prokaryotes. Modelling the cells using Jell-o and candies will be a fun way to experience the cell in a hands-on way (different to using play-doh!). They observe cells under a microscope and draw what they see.
7th Science 37 Views 268 Downloads
Storing Water: Waxy Plant Skin
Students discover water storing abilities of plants. In this plant life lesson, students investigate the waxy skin of different plants and discover how much water they are able to hold. Students create a water storage experiment simulating a plant with wax paper and paper towels.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Basics: Life Science
Students develop an understanding of the different fields of study that are encompassed by the term, life science. They view and discuss a video on the topic. In small groups they focus on on of the examples shown in the video to create a decorated poster.
6th - 8th Science 30 Views 96 Downloads
Life Science Observations: Living vs. Non Living Things
Students investigate the difference between living and non-living things. In this life science lesson, students discover the different characteristics of living things and the natural or human created non-living things. Students search their school grounds for living things with a magnifying glass.
2nd - 5th Language Arts 26 Views 155 Downloads
Life Science: Living Things
Have your class build their vocabulary bank by studying life science terms. Basic terms like organism, cell, unicellular, and vertebrate are included on the definition sheet provided. Demonstrate how to identify different life science terms.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 15 Views 478 Downloads
The Basics:Life Science
Learners explore concepts in life science using segments drawn from Discovery Channel. In this life science lesson, students participate in discussions about the food chain. Learners create a poster to illustrate a predator and prey relationship of the Serengeti.
6th - 8th Science 18 Views 101 Downloads
Life Science: Plants and their parts
Introduce the topic of plant vocabulary to your learners by showing them an enlarged picture of a leaf's veins. Now that you've got the attention of your class, read their new vocabulary list, having them repeat each word after you. Finally, post these words near the door they exit from to ensure they build familiarity with the words.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 132 Downloads
What is Wrong with My Pet? - An Introduction to Zoonoses
Students describe how ringworm and roundworm cause diseases in both humans and animals. In this life science lesson, students research how these diseases can be transmitted. They create an information brochure to promote public awareness about this health hazard.
6th - 8th Science 11 Views 46 Downloads
Climate Change Effects on Organisms and Ecosystems: You are the Experts!
Seventh graders research about the effect of climate on different ecosystems. In this life science lesson plan, 7th graders present their research by creating a poster, infomercial, skit or song. They discuss how organisms adapt to climate change.
7th Science 19 Views 103 Downloads
Definitions 1b Life Science: Plants and Their Parts
Students explore the concept of plant parts. In this plant lesson plan, students discover the different names of the parts of a plant. Then break the words apart, finding the root words and discovering their origins.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Life Science 2b- Life Cycle of a Plant - Sprouting Seeds
Students grow seeds as they study the life cycle of plants. In this plant life cycle lesson, students plant bean seeds in cups using three different variables. They document the growth of the seeds on the associated worksheets.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 18 Downloads
Life Systems- Interacting Organisms
Participate in a life science unit that examines the relationships of living organisms to each other and to their environment as well as the student's role in the cycle of life. Through hands-on activities, research, and scientific investigations they explore the problem of persistent pollutants and their harmful effects on both humans and ecosystems.
7th - 8th Science 66 Views 354 Downloads
A New Place for Polar Bear
Third graders apply the design process by creating a suitable environment for a polar bear relocating to a zoo in Ohio. In this life science lesson, 3rd graders work in groups to state the problem, identify possible solutions, and choose one solution using their knowledge of polar bears' environments.
3rd Science 3 Views 52 Downloads
Plant and Animal Cells
Seventh graders compare and contrast plant and animal cells. In this biology lesson plan, 7th graders research about the development of the cell theory. They prepare a creative presentation of their research findings such as a brochure or photo story.
7th Science 18 Views 179 Downloads