Terrarium Teacher Resources
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Rain Forest Terrariums
Fifth graders make rain forest terrariums in order to observe a simulated mini-environment. They place the layers and plants into container and place where it can be observed. They observe the closed water system in the container before discussing evaporation, transpiration, and condensation.
5th Science 7 Views 13 Downloads
Cycles and Starting Mealworms
Here is a fascinating lesson about the life cycles of plants and animals, and other cycles found in nature. Learners explore the cycle of the moon, the tides, and other sequences of events in every day life. The big activity is the construction of a habitat for mealworms.
4th Science 11 Views 20 Downloads
Simulating the Greenhouse Effect in a Terrarium
Students identify what factors effect global warming and how the greenhouse effect occurs. In this environmental lesson students view videos then complete an experiment using a terrarium to observe greenhouse gas.
7th - 12th Science 7 Views 127 Downloads
Making and Observing Life in a Terrarium
Learners understand the parts of the terrarium and why they are important in establishing an ecosystem. In this ecosystem lesson, students recall background information on aquariums, terrariums and the water cycle. Learners explain the differences and similarities between aquariums and terrariums.
K - 4th Science 8 Views 37 Downloads
Explore the wonderful world of earthworms as your class learns about the requirements of animal life. After building soda bottle terrariums, students observe worms over the course of a couple weeks, building an understanding that all animals need food and water to survive.
K - 3rd Science 29 Views 17 Downloads
Water: A Neverending Story
Students investigate the water cycle. For this water cycle science lesson, students participate in a series of activities that demonstrate evaporation, precipitation, and condensation. Students describe their observations using water cycle vocabulary.
K - 5th Science 5 Views 116 Downloads
Science Unit Lesson Five
Sixth graders review how and which plants operate in terrariums. In groups, they follow instructions to make their own terrarium and place different types of plants in it. To end the lesson, they review the steps in the water cycle and take a field trip.
6th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Nature: Planting Terrariums
Students observe and experiment using a terrarium. In this scientific lesson plan, students build a nature terrarium. Students then observe their terrarium over a period of time to discover what makes the plants grow. A science experiment is included.
K - 6th Science 7 Views 17 Downloads
Ho'opiha - Growing in Knowledge: Terrarium Project
Students explore environmental protection by conducting a research experiment in class. In this botany instructional activity, students identify the necessities for growing a plant indoors and create a small terrarium for their plant. Students observe their plant over several weeks and later create a presentation based on their experience.
1st - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 14 Downloads
Making a Terrarium
Learners construct and maintain model of natural habitat, suggest improvements to the model of the natural habitat to make it more realistic and habitable, and demonstrate careful observation and recording of how animals survive in their habitat.
2nd - 5th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Making A Terrarium
Students make a terrarium from common household items that are brought to class. They can be creative with materials but the method is set for how the mini-lab is set up. Students read a book about an ecosystem to stimulate the topic for discussion by creating context.
2nd - 5th Science 5 Views 12 Downloads
Introduction To the Elements of the Water Cycle
The basic elements of the water cycle and how water is recycled through our environment is focused on in this lesson. Your students construct classroom terrariums and learn to make and record observations relating to the water cycle. They create a classroom big book about the water cycle with watercolor illustrations.
4th Science 55 Views 276 Downloads