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Students define what a pond habitat is and explain what animals live in this habitat. They discuss what can harm or destroy a pond habitat. They create a poster of what could harm a pond habitat including illustrations and sentences. They share their posters with the class.
Second graders work in pairs to create a slide presentation about pond animals. in this pond animals lesson plan, 2nd graders learn about the pond environment, the habitat of animals that live in a pond, their life cycles, and characteristics.
Second graders examine the characteristics of animals who live in a pond environment. In groups, they describe the various stages in the life of a frog and identify the characteristics of other pond animals. Using this information, they create a PowerPoint presentation to share their information with the class.
Students research pond animals. In this science lesson, students view a PowerPoint and video about pond animals to learn about pond animals.
Students research pond animals. In this science lesson, students research pond animals using Hotlinks. Students write a riddle about their pond animals.
Pupils write a riddle about a pond animal. In this pond animal lesson plan, students write the riddle by researching the animal on a Hotlink Page, and make a class book of their riddles.
In this science activity, students read 16 species names of pond animals and locate them in a word search puzzle. There are no graphics on this puzzle which has a word bank.
Second graders construct a pond habitat in the classroom using a small swimming pool partially filled with water, real cattails, a tree log adjoining, and plastic animal life appropriate to a pond setting. They examine the frog in detail and discussed lifecycle and characteristics along with identifying common frogs and toad of Illinois and the vocal sounds they produce.
A vertebrate is an animal that has a backbone. Youngsters learn about vertebrates such as birds, mammals, fish, amphibians, and reptiles that live in or near pond habitats. The class is divided into vertebrate groups as they play a matching game that helps them learn to identify defining characteristics of each animal group. The lesson plan concludes with a re-reading of the story, Maple Pond, which they will use as they complete a related worksheet.
In this science study of habitats worksheet, students create a venn diagram to compare the pond habitat with another habitat of their choice.
What kinds of animals live in or near ponds? The lesson begins as you read the story Butternut Hollow Pond by Brian J. Hein. As you read, the class discusses how a pond can provide all the things some animals need to survive. When the story ends, each child will write a narrative with illustrations that describe what life is like for the common pond animal they have chosen.
Learners compare bottled water qualities to water found naturally in a pond habitat. They research their state's laws/regulations in regard to bottled water and study the advertising, cost, and quality of brands of bottled water. They test their water and create a Powerpoint presentation with their findings.
Students create a pond habitat inside and outside their classroom. In this pond lesson plan, students create a habitat with animals, water, and plants in order to create a proper pond habitat.
Students interact with a CD Rom to examine pond life. In this pond life instructional activity, students access a CD Rom entitled "Sammy's Science House CD Rom" in order to see pond life during the different season of the year. They study the associated vocabulary.
With What Do You See at the Pond?, young readers explore pond life and practice reading strategies. Learners first make predictions and then read the simple story independently. After a second read-through with a partner, kids come together as a whole group to answer comprehension questions. While this better addresses the learning objectives for first and second graders, it can be modified for your kindergarten learners. 
Second graders research pond animals. In this pond animals lesson, 2nd graders examine characteristics of various pond animals and contribute to an animal riddle.  Each student riddle will be added to a class book.
In this pond theme worksheet students research facts on pond life. Students complete comprehension questions, crosswords, word search, and math puzzles. Students write a short report.
What a terrific way to explore the pond habitat! Learners discuss the animal and plant life found in the Long Island area. They also discuss vocabulary terms, identify pollution concerns, and resource conservation.
Third graders describe the pond as a habitat, identify animals that live in, near, or above a pond, classify pond animals into the proper animal classifications and work in pairs to research a pond animal to share information with the class.
First graders define a habitat. They describe and illustrate the different types of habitats and the organisms found in the various habitats. They classify animal pictures into the correct habitats. They complete a summary activity of animals found in each habitat.

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