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Matilda Lesson Plans

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
A collection all about Roald Dahl's novel, Matilda, contains eleven lessons. Each lesson contains a theme and covers a different subject: literacy, social-emotional learning, science, and geography. Scholars work collaboratively and...
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Tales from California’s Channel Islands: Dark Water

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
As part of their study of the history of the Channel Islands, class members watch Dark Water, a documentary about a traditional Chumash ceremony. The documentary launches a series of lessons about this tribal nation that inhabited the...
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Roald Dahl Matilda Lesson Plans

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Fifty eye-catching pages contain six lessons about Roald Dahl's novel, Matilda. Each lesson has a theme and covers a different subject—literacy, social-emotional learning, science, and geography. Scholars analyze characters, examine...
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Mirroring Emotions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do you ever give your class the "teacher look"? Without saying a word, they become silent and engaged (hopefully). How do they know what you're thinking? Explore the concept of nonverbal communication and how it relates to our mirror...
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My Insect Report

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Is your class writing a report on insects? If they are, you have to check out this great set of worksheets. It provides a well-scaffolded system they can use to organize their research findings in order to compose a well-structured...
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Trait Tracker

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Help mice beat the odds with an exciting activity about traits. Biologists discover the role of diet and other factors on animal traits by participating in a simulation activity. Teams collect and evaluate data to understand how certain...
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Out and About

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Field guides are a like a window into an ecosystem. Young scientists collaborate to create their own field guides by recording observations from a local ecosystem. Ideally, they collect information over time to create a more complete...
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Going, Going...Gone?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Young environmentalists consider how scientists are attempting to save endangered species. They read about what causes extinction and steps to take to minimize the threats. 
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Bats: Maligned or Malicious?

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Most people couldn't name the positive qualities of bats. Learners discover how bats benefit the environment and then create a concept map to summarize the information. After their reading, they identify misconceptions people have about...
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At-Risk Species

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Certain behaviors make species vulnerable to extinction and others protect them. By studying species that are currently endangered, learners draw conclusions about these behaviors. They then apply their conclusions to healthy species and...
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Create a Fish

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Don't just teach learners to fish, but to create fish. The class discusses fish heads and predicts whether where the fish might live and what it eats. Given an index card with a fish adaptation written on it, pupils construct an...
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Who Is Faster?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Am I going to catch it? Individuals time how long it takes them to walk, jog, and run a given distance and calculate their speed. They then research two animals and find their speeds. Using a chart, pupils compare the speeds of the...
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Hellbenders Rock!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Some animal behaviors actually contribute to decreases in population. A hands-on lesson has learners explore the interaction of the hellbender amphibian with its habitat. The lesson uses a game app, video, and coloring pages to describe...
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Amazing Birds

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
What's so amazing about birds? Find out just how amazing birds are with a physics of animal behavior unit created by Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Have learners explore and tap into their observational skills and notice how birds fly, what...
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LS4B - Natural Selection

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Would you survive natural selection? A video lesson prepares teachers across multiple grades to teach the concept of natural selection. The instructor explains the components of the concept and offers helpful examples.
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Dark Water: Lesson Plan 2 - Grade 3

For Teachers 3rd Standards
A discussion of bioluminescence launches an investigation of animal adaptations. After re-watching the opening minutes of Dark Water, class members listen to a reading of What Do You Do with a Tail Like This, and then create a new animal...
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All About Rodents

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Get to the know the common house mouse and the Norway rat with an activity that reinforces reading comprehension skills. Scholars read a three-page document detailing key information about mammals, specifically rodents, and use their...
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The Gopher Tortoise

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Can you believe the gopher tortoise was around when the dinosaurs were walking the Earth. Learn all about this creature that is one of Florida's most popular reptiles. Hands-on-activities and a glossary full of scientific terms make this...
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Awesome Adaptations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Engaged learners discover how an owl beak works and how animals adapt to their environment. This task is part one of a three-part series. 
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Minibeasts

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Lead young scientists to discover insects outdoors. After investigating, students will record observations, learn about these fascinating creatures, craft, and role play.
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Penguin Fun Facts

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
What's black and white and can dive up to 1,800 feet under water? That's right, penguins! Learn this and many other amazing facts about these unique birds with this handy reference sheet.
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Fish Morphology

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
Life comes in all different shapes and sizes, and fish are no exception. Here, young scientists create fish prints as they learn how specific characteristics allow different species to survive in their particular habitats.
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Animal Adaptations

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Young scientists explore the animal kingdom from the safety of the classroom with this short research project. After first choosing an animal, children use the Internet to discover where it lives, what it eats, and how it has adapted to...
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Camouflage!: Collecting Data and Concealing Color

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Help young scholars see the important role camouflage plays in the survival of animals with a fun science lesson. Starting with an outdoor activity, children take on the role of hungry birds as they search for worms represented by...