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Study of a Rotting Log
Discuss the amazing ecosystem contained in a rotting log, then take your biology explorers out to examine one up close and personal! A two-page student field study guide provides a procedure for examining the log and a data table in which to record observations.
6th - 12th Science
Greenhouse Gas Line-up
The actual lesson plan itself is not unique; groups discuss and rank different sources of energy in order of their cumulative greenhouse gas emissions. They compare their prediction to real data. What makes this resource valuable, is that it provides a vocabulary list, extension ideas, and links to relevant websites.
7th - 9th Science
Jeffrey and Sloth: Six Traits of Writing
Use drawings as inspiration. Have learners doodle for 10 minutes before beginning the lesson. Then, have them use their doodles to inspire a story. Several writing activities are included here to play with writing. One of my favorites asks learners to write a story starter on a blank piece of paper, put the paper into a hat, and have each learner randomly draw one from the hat to start their story.
4th - 8th English Language Arts
Biomes of the World (and Canada)
Students explore environments by analyzing food chains. For this biome identification lesson, students define a list of environmental vocabulary terms such as tundra, rain-forest and desert. Students create a fictional self sustainable food chain that is built on one specific biome or environmental setting.
2nd - 7th Science
Website Scavenger Hunt
Students use the internet to complete a species scavenger hunt. In groups, they answer questions given to them about sea lions, rockfish and killer whales. As a class, they identify any questions they have and discuss the role government should have in protecting species.
9th - 12th Science
The Frozen Gridiron
Students conduct research for this lesson plan is based on viewing the Historica Footprints, Normie Kwong, Russ Jackson, Ron Lancaster and Angelo Mosca. The first Grey Cup game was played on a cold, blustery day in December 1909. The 1950 Grey Cup-The Mud Bowl-was such a mess at one point that a referee mistakenly thought a Winnipeg player was drowning in a puddle.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
the Journey of the Pacific Salmon in the Open Ocean and Fishing
Third graders discuss salmon and their life cycle. In this salmon life cycle lesson plan, 3rd graders recognize the difficulties researching the life cycle of salmon as they migrate. Students conduct an experiment and create a game.