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80 resources with the keyterm living things

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Plants and Animals: Alike and Not Alike

For Students 5th
After reading an informative paragraph that outlines some of the differences between plants and animals, fifth graders attempt to correctly categorize 12 words in a word bank. They must put them in the plant, or animal category. This...
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Telly Plays The Triangle

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Big Bird gives Telly a lesson on living vs. non-living things in this film. Telly is afraid to play a musical instrument, a triangle, he is holding because he thinks he might hurt it. After Big Bird tells Telly the triangle isn't living,...
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Plants and Ecosystems

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
The relationships within and between ecosystems can be explored. after examining an area for living and non-living things students complete the same examination in the forest ecosystem. Students identify abiotic and biotic elements in an...
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Living Things Coloring Page

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
A simple assignment requires little life scientists to identify what is alive. Rain is falling, the sun is shining, birds are flying, fish are swimming, and students simply circle the items that are living.
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Getting nosy

For Students K - 2nd
A nose knows! Connect animals to their noses with a fun science activity. Animals include elephants, rats, pigs, and even humans. For a science exploration, kindergartners answer questions about what they can smell. A great addition to...
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Does It Move On It's Own?

For Students 1st - 3rd
Young scientists look at drawings of six animals, then match up a word that describes how they move. The words are: hop, crawl, swim, fly, run, and jump. They also answer two additional questions about the animals and how they move. A...
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Being Alive

For Students K - 2nd
Young biologists use a activity to fill in the blanks of five sentences. Each one needs a word from a word band at the top of the resource. All of the sentences are about things that are alive, and how we know they are alive. The words...
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Plant Word Shapes (2)

For Students K - 3rd
In this parts of a plant worksheet, students look over 10 word shapes and then fill in each box with its appropriate plant part from the word box at the bottom of the worksheet.
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Can Young Children Distinguish Between Living and Non-living Things?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
What does it mean to be living? Help your young scientists identify living and non-living things as a result of their learning through discovery. Observation of and interaction with a set of natural phenomena in their community will make...
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Looking At Plants and Animals

For Teachers 3rd
Even though the presentation is connected to a particular textbook, it could be used in any lower elementary classroom to review plants. There are diagrams and colorful graphics that make it attractive and engaging.
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Non-living Things

For Students K - 2nd
Very young scientists circle the things on the worksheet that they think are living things. Most of the pictures are of non-living things. A handy worksheet to use during any initial discussion about living vs. non-living things.
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Feed Me!

For Students K - 2nd
When youngsters are learning about the basic needs of humans and animals, this instructional activity could come in handy. In it, pupils circle the pictures of a living thing that is eating food. There are eight pictures all in all, and...
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Nature's Life Cycle

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Become a member of the Pollution Patrol and stand up to litter! After discussing the life cycle of seeds and discussing how plants figure into the food chain, young conservationists engage in several activities involving podcasts,...
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In the Company of Wild Butterflies

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discover the life cycle of a butterfly and explain the different stages.  In this exploratory lesson students watch a video and create insect art and they will get an opportunity to view live specimens of butterflies. 
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Basic Needs of Living Things - Lesson Two

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study and identify the basic needs of a variety of organisms. Terrariums and aquariums are used to demonstrate what plants, animals, and fish need to stay alive. These two classic models are used to effectively convey what...
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Basic Needs of Living Things - Lesson One

For Teachers 4th
An interesting way of teaching about basic needs of different organisms awaits your fourth graders. Pupils take part in class discussions and demonstrations which should lead to a greater understanding of how to determine basic needs. As...
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Living Things

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Alive or not? After viewing this presentation, life science learners will know how to answer this question. They are introduced to the seven processes of living systems and the classification hierarchy. Because it only covers...
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Dinosaurs

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders classify and analyze living things by structure and function and make predictions based on observations rather than random guesses. They make predictions about where dinosaurs lived and correctly place their databases onto...
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What Do Plants Need?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students experiment with plants. In this plant lesson, students research the needs of plants. Students determine if all plants have the same requirements for growth.  In small groups, students experiment with different plants.
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What's Wild

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discover the differences between wild and domestic animals. In this animal lesson, 3rd graders chart the differences in the animals and look through magazines for pictures of wild and domestic animals to glue to a poster....
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Draw an Alien in Natural Habitat

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students apply prior knowledge of living things, structures of living things and how living things sense and respond to their environment. In this habitat lesson, students review the basic needs of organisms to survive. Students create...
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Plants are Growing and Changing

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore living things. In this agriculture lesson, students read the book A Tree is a Plant and participate in an experiment to explore the patterns of change in living things. Students continue to observe the plant throughout...
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The Martian and the Car

For Students 5th - 8th
In this living things worksheet, students determine 5 things about a car that makes it seem like its a living thing and 5 things that prove it is not a living thing. This worksheet has 10 short answer questions.
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Classification

For Students 6th - 12th
In this classification worksheet, students use information describing the ways biologists compare living things to complete 4 matching questions.