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Animal Habitat Poem

For Teachers 4th
Groups of pupils circulate through five animal habitat stations and add information to the circle map located in each station. Then, they are shown the form of a lantern poem, and go to the computer lab in order to construct an original...
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Animal Habitat Dioramas

For Teachers K - 5th
What a better way to have learners show what they know than with a diorama? Kids research an animal, its habitat, ecosystem, and environment in order to create a three-dimensional diorama. Have older children write a short paper on their...
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Using Math To Make Decisions About Animal Habitat

For Students 4th - 6th
In this animal habitat worksheet, students read, analyze and solve 5 scenarios involving mathematics and animal habitats. Students work out each decision they decide as correct and write out a proposal for each one.
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Invent an Animal

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners recognize how animal adaptations help animals survive in their environment.  In this characteristics lesson, students create an original animal that can adapt to a specific habitat. Learners create a model of their animal. ...
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Wildlife Habitat Checklist

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Take a walk on the wild side with a project about animal habitats. After kids observe a chosen animal in its home, they describe the animal's food and water sources, shelter, and how it raises its young. They then write a short fictional...
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Habitat Happenings

For Teachers K - 1st
Explore animal habitats with your class. They will investigate animal habitats and select an animal to research, provide details on, illustrate, and create a written piece on. They write sentences to create a story about an animal...
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Scavenger Hunt: Home Sweet Habitat

For Students 4th - 6th
In this animal habitat worksheet, students participate in a scavenger hunt that involves an in-depth study of animal habitats and then correlates that concept to the student's own personal habitat's.
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Animal Feet

For Teachers 4th
The study of animal's feet, and how they are a reflection of how they have adapted to their environments, is the focus of this science lesson. Young scientists see that there are three categories of feet: webbed, clawed, and hooved. They...
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Animal Habitats

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Explore animal habitats and reinforce speaking, listening, reading comprehension, and writing skills with a unit that focuses on the Arctic, desert, ocean, prairie, and rainforest. Enthusiastic scientists read informational text to...
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habitat Powerpoint Project and Webquests

For Teachers 4th
Using a provided PowerPoint template and a list of relevant web sites, 4th graders create an animal habitat presentation. This instructional activity includes relevant web sites, vocabulary, PowerPoint template, rubric and full lesson...
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African Savanna Habitat Diorama Craft

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Set the stage for a unit or lesson on the African savanna by creating a cute habitat diorama. Cheetahs, lions, zebras, and elephants are all present in a shoe-box-sized craft that requires your learners to color, cut, and paste. These...
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Habitat Basics

For Teachers 1st
First graders get out and explore two different habitats to examine how each one meets the needs of the plants and animals that dwell there. They discuss what they've learned about animal habitats as they explore the outdoor environment....
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Habitat is Home

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students complete a picture to show things found in their homes.  In this habitat lesson, students discuss and make a class picture of an animal habitat and its four basic needs.  Students sing a song. Students create their own habitat...
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Exploring Animal Camouflage

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Uncover the hidden mysteries of the animal kingdom with an elementary science lesson on camouflage. After spending time outside investigating animals in their natural habitats, the class creates a terrarium in order to observe the...
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Which Animal Lives Where?

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Use this instructional activity in your classroom for a quick and easy way to review animal habitats. Young children use magazine clippings, pictures provided, or other resources to create a collage depicting an animal habitat. This is a...
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Animal Keynote Report

For Teachers 4th
Learners produce a research project on an animal. Using the Internet, they find pictures and information about animals. They are also given a list of items that should be covered in their report, including the appearance of the animals,...
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Animal Classes and Their Ecosystems

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore animal characteristics by participating in an environment identification activity. In this animal habitat lesson, students discuss a range of different wild life and the ecosystems that they are a part of. Students view...
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Animal Habitat Bar Graph

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this graphing worksheet, students examine a prepared bar graph and record which habitat their chosen animal lives in: desert, city, forest, ocean, prairie, or fresh water. There are no directions but it appears that a class could use...
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Animal Habitats

For Teachers 1st
Learners explore animal habitats in this collaborative instructional activity. First, they read Who Lives Here? by Dot and Sy Barlowe. Next, they get into groups to do research on one of three habitats, ponds, grasslands, or deserts....
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Animal Necessities

For Teachers 1st Standards
An animal habitat is like the neighborhood where animals live. It's a place they can get everything they need to survive; air, food, shelter, and water. Explore animal habitats with your first graders. In small groups, they create a...
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Sunken Animal Adaptations

For Teachers 2nd
Challenge your students with this game involving animal behavior. This creative resource uses an ocean theme to motivate learners to review material relating to animal adaptations, habitats, camouflage, migration, and much more. There...
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Habitat for Endangered Wildlife and You

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Compare and contrast your habitat with that of endangered plants and animals! Learners discuss what a habitat is actually comprised of, describing what theirs looks like. They fill out a graphic organizer explaining what they eat, how...
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4th Grade Animal Report

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Congratulations, your learners have just been hired as zookeepers at the San Diego Zoo! Their first job is to help set up new exhibits by researching and giving a presentation about different animals. Provide each young researcher with...
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Forest Habitat Fragmentation

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discuss the loss of animal habitats and the importance of refuge areas for them. They collect small pictures of animals found in their state and glue them to an outline of their state according to their range. Finally,...

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