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How Desert Insects, Scorpions and Snakes Survive
A snake and a scorpion face off in this thrilling footage detailing the capture of a nighttime snack. The narrator very clearly describes the process of sound travel, and the suspense is both eerie and captivating!
4 mins 5th - 8th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Write Like an Egyptian
Students study the discovery and import of the Scorpion Tableau. They research other examples of ancient writing systems and synthesize their knowledge of them by designing new writing systems based on these early models.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 108 Downloads
Hitchhikers in the Bathroom
Young scientists will go buggy over this resource. After reading a passage that describes the pseudoscorpion, individuals respond to questions about this clever arachnid and use a Venn diagram to compare the pseudoscorpion to a real scorpion.
3rd - 6th Science 5 Views 4 Downloads
How Does a Scorpion Feel for Its Meal?
In this scorpion learning exercise, learners read and follow directions to perform the experiment: one student tries to detect the source of vibration simulating how a scorpion finds its prey by detecting vibrations in the sand while assisted by 3 others.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Frog and the Scorpion
What a creative means to discuss main characters and adjectives. Learners read a short story about a frog and a scorpion, discuss the characters' actions, and identify adjectives. This technique could be used to review a variety of literature-related topics.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Improving a Paragraph 4
Assign a paragraph a day! For the first four days, class members will need to focus in order to improve a paragraph and make it their own. Revision suggestions are given for each prompt. On the fifth day, give writers the chance to compose their own paragraph.
6th - 9th Language Arts 50 Views 88 Downloads
Bug's Eye View
Investigate the life of bugs and how they interact with the environment in this integrated science and language arts lesson. Young scientists construct mini environments in cages in order to make observations. This data forms the basis of research papers and/or imaginary stories about the insect they collect on the school yard or at home.
K - 5th Language Arts 8 Views 434 Downloads
Students read both fiction and nonfiction books with desert themes. Then they write desert stories and reports, reviewing texts for information to include in writing. Students also design desert scenes with details and setting elements imagined while reading.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Learners use classification skills and clues to determine which flying insect is the one they need to circle. They read four clues and examine each of the five insects depicted. They then deduce which one is the mystery insect. Answers and a mini-experiment are included.
3rd - 4th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Walter Dean Myers
If you are reading works by Walter Dean Myers in your class, this resource might be worth a look. Included here are activities and discussion questions for Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary, Somewhere in the Darkness, Scorpions, Fallen Angels, Now Is Your Time!
6th - 8th Language Arts 17 Views 12 Downloads
New Review Greek Mythology Activities
Find all you'll need for a comprehensive, engaging unit on Greek mythology here! This resource is packed with worksheets and activities on everything from how to write a myth and the roles and symbols of the major Greek gods to oracles, omens, and identifying types of conflicts in literature.
6th - 8th Language Arts 91 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Scientists Find 27 New Species in Caves
Students share their knowledge of creatures that live in caves, then read a news article about new cave animals that have been found in California. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a class discussion.
2nd - 6th Science 3 Views 19 Downloads
Invent an Insect
Explore biology by researching adaptation. First, learners research and define a list of insect vocabulary terms and discuss the benefits of each insect characteristic. They then utilize a worksheet to create their own insect and share its habitat, eating habits, and body type with their classmates.
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 127 Downloads
Mysteries of Vernacular: Venom
Choose venom as the word of the day and demonstrate the word's origins with a quick video. The narrator draws parallels between venom and its predecessors, briefly explaining history along the way. Check out the additional materials for assessment and extension ideas.
2 mins 7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Spiders in Space
Does a spider spin its web differently in space? What other ways might microgravity affect an arachnid? Pick a topic to research, plan an investigation, and follow astronauts on the International Space Station as they perform some of the same experiments in the microgravity of space.
K - 12th Science 11 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Create an Invertebrate
What better way for young biologists to learn about invertebrates than by creating their very own? Here, students are assigned a set of invertebrate characteristics and are asked to invent an imaginary ocean animal and a separate organism that has a symbiotic relationship with it, creating labeled drawings of each.
4th - 8th Science 8 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable