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Comparative anatomy prevails in the lesson exploring diversity among invertebrates. Biologists examine physical characteristics of an earthworm from phylum annelida and a meal worm from phylum insecta. They also inspect a cricket and a crayfish, both arthropods, but from different classes.
6th - 12th Science 62 Views 112 Downloads
What Would Happen?
Nothing says classroom fun like an invertebrate and a magnifying glass! Snails, earthworms, and roly-poly bugs become the center of attention as pint-sized investigators hone their inquiry and observation skills. They are guided through the inquiry process with a series of "What if?
Pre-K - 1st Science 7 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Observing Mealworms & Earthworms
Fifth graders build worm habitats and observe the activities of mealworms and earthworms. They experiment to show how the worms react to changes in light, temperature, touch, moisture, food, etc. They even watch as some of the mealworms change into beetles.
5th Science 3 Views 28 Downloads
The Animals Kingdom
Students are introduced to the classification system of animals. In groups, they set up an aquarium in which they must maintain throughout the year. They also observe earthworms and how they react to various stimuli and research the characteristics of arthropods.
5th - 7th Language Arts 16 Views 190 Downloads
Introduce Vocabulary: An Earthworm's Life (Himmelman)
Explore some tier-two vocabulary using John Himmelman's informational text An Earthworm's Life. Recommended words for this slimy text are: bulge, burrow, journey, soil, and underground. After introducing these words, help kids utilize context clues by asking them to raise their hands when they hear one come up.
K - 3rd Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
Earthworms in Soil
Students discover the importance of earthworms. In this earthworm lesson, students observe and discuss what they think earthworms are good for when in the soil. Students then listen to a book on earthworms and discuss the true importance of an earthworm.
2nd - 3rd Science 3 Views 26 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 95 Views 256 Downloads
Meeting an Earthworm
Young scholars inspect the anatomy of earthworms. In this earthworm instructional activity, students participate in a hands-on experiment as they analyze the structure of earthworms. Young scholars demonstrate mastery through differentiated products.
4th - 6th Science 8 Views 37 Downloads
Identifying an Earthworm
Students navigate the Internet to learn to identify Earthworms. In this taxonomy lesson, students explore species of earthworms finding their characteristics and using photographs to identify the species. Students research information to enable them to catch and classify earthworms.
4th - 5th Science 7 Views 19 Downloads
Inquiry: You are an earthworm
Sixth graders work in groups to create questions an earthworm might ask about its life. In this earthworm activity, 6th graders examine earthworms and their function as soil conservationists. Students become familiar with the scientists that study earthworms.
6th Science 3 Views 21 Downloads
Those Amazing Earthworms-The Worm's World
Students investigate the importance of the earthworm to our world. In this earthworm lesson, students gain information about the important role earthworms play to keeping our soil healthy. Students participate in an experiment where they put earthworms, soil and food items in a jar to see what they worms do with the food item.
6th - 8th Science 11 Views 34 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
Earthworms and Making a Wormery
Students explore the environment by researching insects. In this earthworm lesson, students utilize soil and plexiglass to build a see through wormery in which students can observe the worms at work. Students identify the benefits of earthworms and how they are essential to our agricultural food system.
1st - 5th Science 3 Views 18 Downloads