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29 resources with the keyterm physical characteristics

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Animal Classification: A Collaborative Sorting Activity for Key Stages 2 & 3

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Introduce the logic behind a dichotomous key or administer a group performance assessment with a fun and challenging classification lesson. With explicit instructions for the teacher and for collaborative groups, as well as engaging...
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Understanding "The Stans"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore and locate "The Stans" in Central Asia to create, write and illustrate maps, graphs and charts to organize geographic information. They analyze the historical and physical characteristics of Central Asia via graphic...
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What Do Koalas Need to Survive?

For Teachers 1st
First graders take a field trip and examine the Koala and his habitat.  In this Koala lesson, 1st graders read Possum Magic and discuss the foods of Australia.  Students view the habitat of a Koala and record what it eats, its physical...
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Crustacean Critters

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the habitats of hermit crabs. In this crustacean lesson, students discover what animals need to survive. Working with live hermit crabs, students explore how hermit crabs have adapted to their habitats.
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Mammal Morphology - Bats, People, and Other

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this physical characteristics worksheet, students compare bats and humans by putting a + sign in the chart for whether or not bats and humans have the same characteristics. Students do this for 17 characteristics and answer 3 questions.
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Hop To It!

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore grasshoppers. In this grasshoppers lesson, students measure the jumping distance of live grasshoppers. Students then record the jumping distance of people in their group. Students record the distances and students share...
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The Is No Such Thing as a Perfect Pumpkin

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore using descriptive words to describe physical appearance. In this appearance lesson, students look at pumpkins and discuss how there is not a perfect pumpkin. Students also hypothesize about what the perfect pumpkin's...
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Animal Signs Word Search

For Students 4th - 6th
Although this animal and environment word search has little educational merit, it may serve as a vocabulary review tool for scholars new to these terms. The words students must find include camouflage, interdependent, muskrat, food...
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Shark Quiz

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this sharks worksheet, students complete 10 multiple choice questions about the Great White Shark and its physical characteristics, diet, life span, and more.
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Gorilla Quiz

For Students 4th - 6th
In this worksheet, students complete 11 multiple choice questions about gorilla's physical characteristics, life span, and weight. Answers are provided.
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Water Snails

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study water snails. In this water snails activity, students research the habitats of water snails. After conducting research, students investigate water snails in their habitats and generate scientific observations.
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Naked to the Eye

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study microorganisms. In this microorganism lesson, 6th graders explore the form and function of these organisms. Students use magnification during experiments on bread.
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Kansas Land

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover the geographic regions of Kansas. In this geography lesson, 4th graders explore the different regions of Kansas and determine how the different geography affects daily life in Kansas.
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If These Walls Could Talk: Seeing a Culture Through Human Features

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students read Talking Walls and discuss the walls presented and their importance to the culture. In this geography lesson, students locate and label each country/continent discussed in the book on a world map. Students take a walk and...
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Mountain Magic: Identifying the Basic Physical Characteristics of Mountains

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students read about and identify on maps the physical characteristics of mountains. In this mountains lesson plan, students also write about the characteristics using personification.
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Mammal Morphology: bats and people

For Students 4th - 8th
In this mammals worksheet, students compare and contrast the physical characteristics of bats and people by filling out a chart. Students complete 17 rows in the chart and answer 3 short answer questions.
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Island Inquiry: Based on the Northern Mariana Islands Quarter

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research two physical and/or human characteristic topics of the Northern Mariana Islands in groups of four students. In this social studies lesson, students analyze how to write magazine articles and research the two topics of...
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My Science Box

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners investigate snails and their physical and behavioral characteristics.  For this investigative lesson students create a pie chart to show the results of their findings.
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Earth's Land and Water

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students describe physical characteristics of bodies of water and landforms. In this land and water lesson plan, students model land and water with modeling clay and also discuss why people live near bodies of water.
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Marshland Ecosystem

For Teachers K - 12th
Young scholars classify animals based on their physical characteristics and eating habits.  For this animal identification lesson plan, students investigate the life forms shown on a Parisian ceramic basin, and discover ecosystem the...
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Reactions of Group 1 Metals With Water

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this elements worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer comparing observations of lithium, sodium, and potassium. Then students determine how these elements react with water. Students complete 3 fill in the blank questions.
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Factors That Shaped Indiana

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders construct a model of Indiana which displays the effects of the glacial period on the state's physical structure. Students work in groups to plan and execute their model based on an established rubric.
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ESOL Interpersonal Communication

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine vocabulary words pertaining to the physical and personal characteristics of self, family, and others. They pronounce the vocabulary words and determine comparative adjectives for the words that are polite. They write...
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Unknown Element Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work with a partner to determine the identity of an unknown element based on given descriptions. Groups use classroom textbooks, encyclopedias, and science internet sites to identify their unknown element then write a report as...