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Fossil Kit I - Lesson Plan
Here is a 14-page lesson plan that deftly outlines a wonderful educational experience for your youngsters. In it, students learn about a variety of animals that have left behind clues of their existence in fossil form. Many excellent worksheets are embedded in the plan, as is the information needed to purchase the fossil kit ($75.
4th - 5th Science 32 Views 51 Downloads
Can you train a worm? Biology buffs will have a blast trying! Using planaria or earthworms, they introduce a certain stimulus repeatedly until the desired response happens more quickly. They also explore the response of their own eyes to light and their eye-hand coordination.
7th - 12th Science 12 Views 44 Downloads
Evolution and the Fossil Record
Engage young biologists with four laboratory activities that explore the fossil record. Learners examine fossil images, a fossil kit, the rock record, and geologic time scale. They even experiment with the oxygen production of an Elodea plant as an example of how the ancient atmosphere might have developed.
9th - 12th Science 9 Views 91 Downloads
What's Your Genus? Scientific Classification and the VT
Learners understand the definition of binomial nomenclature. In this binomial nomenclature instructional activity, students classify ordinary animals by seeking their scientific names. Learners participate in a knowledge hunt using binomial nomenclature.
6th - 12th Science 48 Views 176 Downloads
A New Life Convention
Learners create a presentation and package of materials based on their research to be presented at a fictional science conference. Given a specific scenario, students research various body systems and how they work in conjunction. Their findings are presented to the class at their science conference.
5th - 6th Science 9 Views 34 Downloads
Animals without Backbones
Students study animal characteristics and identify animals. In this classification lesson students examine the different invertebrates and explain their habitats. this lesson is detailed with many activities that may be split to cover multiple lessons
8th - 12th Science 94 Views 256 Downloads
Junior biologists journey through the hiearchy of living things with these activites. Using a dichotomous key, they identify common algae, plants, and fish. They design their own key for a mixture of seeds and a collection of miscellaneous objects.
6th - 12th Science 23 Views 101 Downloads
How do living and non-living structures affect coral reef habitats?
Young scholars create model coral reefs showing surface area and including examples of communities. For this coral reef lesson, students research and explore the functions or benefits from a coral reef. Young scholars design a benthic habitat.
5th - 6th Math 5 Views 32 Downloads
How Has Colonialism Led to Multilingualism in Africa
Prepare yourself for a top-notch presentation on colonialism in Africa! Discussed are the reasons for African multilingualism. Maps and a country-by-country look at various colonists that made their mark on the African continent are explored.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 28 Downloads
Students use a dichotomous key and levels of taxonomy to classify aliens. They examine sample specimens and discuss how to classify organisms, memorize a mnemonic device for the taxonomic levels, observe the teacher model how to classify an alien, and complete the worksheets independently.
10th - 12th Science 35 Views 118 Downloads
Flora and Fauna of the Hill Neighborhood
Students compare and contrast the characteristics of plants and animals. In this ecology activity, students observe the outdoors and describe the relationship among different living things. They relate plant diversity with animal diversity.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 32 Downloads