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160 resources with the concept classifying

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Happy, Sad, Sleepy, Mad

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars learn not to overreact as they classify chemical reactions. Starting with learning the basics of classification and moving onto applying all of the correct scientific vocabulary, young scientists master chemical reactions. Six...
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Mud is Mud...or is it?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
We know that the type of soil varies by location, but does the seafloor sediment also vary, or is it all the same? Scholars compare photos of the seafloor from two different locations: the Savannah Scarp and the Charleston Bump. Through...
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Biology Before Darwin: Crash Course History of Science #19

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When did biology become a proper science? Travel back in time to the evolution of natural history during part 19 in an ongoing History of Science series. Pupils discover early pioneers in the study of plants and animals, the birth of...
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Classify Two-Dimensional Shapes

For Students 4th Standards
Four problems make up an assessment created to test learners' knowledge of two-dimensional shapes. Mathematicians observe shapes, list their attributes, and use a Venn diagram to classify them. A brief reflection piece closes the exam. 
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Mixtures and Nanotechnology

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What does size have to do with it? Learners analyze different mixtures, both homogeneous and heterogeneous, to discover the properties related to the size of their particles. The activity connects these properties to those of...
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All the Small Things

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars use sorting cards to try to define a pure substance versus a mixture. Risk becomes reward as they observe the differences and create a flowchart sorting matter into mixtures and pure substances (elements and compounds).
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PS1A—Structure and Properties of Matter

For Students 2nd - 12th Standards
It's time we get to the heart of the matter! Explore standard PS1A in an informative video. The narrator guides viewers through the basic ideas of the structure and properties of matter. then discusses helpful strategies for...
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Polygon Classification in the Coordinate Plane

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Classify this resource into the "Use" pile. Scholars use an interactive coordinate plane to plot polygons given coordinates for the vertices. They use properties to classify each polygon and answer a few challenge questions regarding the...
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Exploring Rocks and Minerals

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Investigate the properties of rocks and minerals through a rockin' hands-on activity. Learners test rocks for various properties and, using a guide, attempt to identify different samples. They use various properties including hardness,...
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The Science of Snowflakes

For Students 6th - 8th
Who can grow the best crystals? Challenge class members to develop strategies for enhancing growth in the crystals. Through a lab investigation, learners study the properties of crystals and test the effectiveness of different growth...
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Classifying Organisms Based On the Characteristics of the Five Kingdoms of Living Things

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Kids prefer candy over fried green spinach. King Philip can order five good soups. Mnemonic devices are very helpful for remembering taxonomy. The second lesson plan in a 10-part series teaches scholars about kingdom, phylum, class, and...
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Vertebrates and Invertebrates

For Students 4th - 6th
Spine or no spine? Vertebrate or invertebrate? Learners sort and classify a list of animals as vertebrates or invertebrates into a graphic organizer.

Classification of Solutions

For Teachers 8th Standards
Is there one, none, or more? Through discussion or activity, scholars find the properties of an equation that will determine the number of solutions. They then use the properties discovered to figure out the number of solutions for a...
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Birds and Mammals

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Is it a bird or a mammal? Scholars classify 30 animals as either birds or mammals in a worksheet designed to reinforce the concept of sorting.   
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Worksheet for Independent Practice: Classify and Categorize

For Students 2nd Standards
Accompany the story Splish! Splash! Animal Baths by April Sayre with a graphic organizer designed to reinforce comprehension through sorting and classifying. Scholars sort animals that live on land and those that live in the water, and...
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From A (Away) to Z (Zero)

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Schools generate a lot of trash. This lesson has groups collect data about the amount of trash that people generate at school over a period of time. They sort the trash and determine the amounts based upon type. The class determines the...
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Nature Walk: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 2)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Reinforce concepts such as long vowels, spelling patterns, sound clusters, double-final consonants, and syllables with a nature-themed unit. Through a series of extra support lessons, learners compare and contrast using a Venn diagram,...
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How to Classify Functions

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
By the time pupils get to upper-level math courses, they have experience with many different types of functions. How do they keep them all straight? The lesson classifies functions into their types and breaks down those types into...
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Let’s Look Around!: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 3)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Let's Look Around! is the theme of a unit created to provide extra support by way of chants, grand discussion, and practice worksheets. Topics covered include; double final consonants, blending sounds, plurals, high frequency words,...
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Kingdom Animalia: Classifying Animals

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Six lessons, extension activities, and an assessment make up a series of lessons curated to reinforce the concept of classifying animals. Each informative and interactive lesson attributes to the knowledge of the seven levels of...
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Urban Mouse Rural Mouse

For Teachers K Standards
Explore rural and urban environments over the course of four days. Each day offers a new look into how both environment compare and contrast. Activities include the observation and analyzation of images, a read aloud and grand discussion...
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How Plants Are Grouped

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Individuals classify, categorize, and sort plants based on how they pollinate with a handy worksheet. As they ask questions, elementary learners make observations of leaves by touching and looking closely at them, and drawing what they...
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Classification with Seeds

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Young children put their curious minds to work while they lead an open inquiry science experiment. Using analytical and classification skills, learners sort seeds by colors, measurements, sizes, and any other traits they can discern.
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Section One: What is Biodiversity?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Four intriguing and scientific activities invite learners to explore the natural resources of their town. The activities cover concepts such as genetic traits, organizing species in a taxonomy, the differences between different species...