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Students participate in numerous activities to gather information about parts of the life cycle. For this life science lesson, the teacher choose from a number of activities to create or support an interdisciplinary unit about the life cycle. Activities include hands-on experiences with animals in the classroom and writing assignments.
If your class is watching the Discovery streaming video Life Science:Bacteria, Understanding: Bacteria, or just studying bacteria, this might be a useful resource for helping students to discover the deeper impact of bacteria on their world. This 16 question activity covers some basic but interesting facts about bacteria and its history, even asking students to engage in some evaluative as well as recall thinking. Answers for this activity are provided on the second page o
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.
Learners participate in several activities to test their pulse. In this physical fitness lesson, students are taught how to take their pulse properly and are introduced to several physical activities. When the learners have completed an activity, such as jogging, students take their pulse and write them down. Learners analyze their findings.