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Students construct plankton models from materials of various shapes and densities to simulate adaptations that slow sinking. They race their models and calculate sinking rates. They discuss the importance of these small sea creatures.
Students examine how river travel affected the Lewis and Clark expedition. They define gravity, slope, and velocity, conduct a river formations experiment, complete an activity sheet, and watch a video about Lewis and Clark.
Third graders explore animals that might have a common ancestor and resemble one another.  In this cow and whale lesson, 3rd graders recognize the similarities between the whale and the cow.  Students complete worksheets based on the characteristics of each.
Third graders examine brine shrimp through "A Sea Monkey's Life" story. They study the living environments and life cycle of brine shrimp. They look at brine shrimp and cysts through a microscope, identifying new vocabulary that was introduced in the story, then draw and label parts of a brine shrimp.
In this science worksheet, students investigate the subject of ground water. Students read a story and articles and complete 8 pages of games and activities such as making their own sinkhole, matching, fill in the blank story and a secret code.
Students examine the purpose and characteristics of whale blubber. They work together to complete an experiment to test the fat as an insulator. They discover how humans use materials to protect them from the cold.
Learners work together to examine water quality. They identify the indicators of water quality and complete an experiment. They discuss their results.
Young scholars recognize and identify common objects that can be used as a lever. In this simple machines lesson plan, students experiment with materials to design and construct a machine that uses a lever. Young scholars also design and build a catapult.
Students read How to Train with a T.Rex and Win 8 Gold Medals and solve math problems.  In this dinosaur math lesson, students write a math story to go with the dinosaur story.  Students discuss the needed strategies. Students complete a worksheet based on the book.
Students listen to Rooster's Night Out and answer comprehension questions.  In this Rooster's Night Out instructional activity, students access prior information and discuss new information on birds.  Students draw the characters from the book and participate in cooking and phonics activities related to the book.
Student identify synonyms in poetry. In this grammar lesson, students define what a synonym is and view several examples on the board. Students read a selected poem on an overhead transparency and circle the synonyms.
The need for a respiratory system in humans versus being reliant on gas exchange structures is demonstrated. There are many details about the advantages and disadvantages of each mechanism.  Students are able to learn about the hemoglobin (haemoglobin) and oxygen dissociation curve.
Explore structures within the realm of gas exchange in terrestrial and aquatic life.  The excellent, labelled diagrams and clear descriptions help your students view the different structures and adaptations that have developed. The 29 slides explain diffusion of gases, and students should be able to take useful notes to summarize these facts and processes even further.  
Learning to read data tables is an important skill. Use this resource for your third, fourth, or fifth graders. Learners will will study tables of fish collection data to draw conclusions. The data is based on fish environments in the Hudson River estuary. Data tables and worksheets are included.
Help your young writers stay engaged with their writing through the practical use of a thesaurus. They work to reinforce the use of synonyms as a way of making writing more interesting and to determine word meaning by finding synonyms. Adapt this lesson to any grade level.
Children identify different ways animals move and demonstrate the movements. They classify animals by their method of movement: swim, walk, or fly. They also work together to graph the ways that several animals move. Where this is a life science lesson, it also meets mathematics standards for the Common Core.
For this canoeing worksheet, students use their workbook to answer short answer questions about canoeing and safety. Students complete 10 questions total to get their merit badge.
Students assume the roles of members of the Cliffs of the Neuse Sate Park and must develop an action plan in response to a complaint about possible water quality problems and associated human illnesses. Students conduct research on the water quality in small groups and present their findings in an oral presentation containing at least three visual aids and handouts.
Constructing decimals correctly is a crucial concept for elementary learners to grasp. Here, have the young mathematicians in your class explore standard and expanded form while comparing decimal values. This unit is taught while examining Olympic events.
Fourth graders are given a set of cards with sea animals and their diets. They form a food web by passing yarn to a predator or prey. They write a summary that explains the disappearance of the giant tortoises.