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199 resources with the keyterm organisms

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Under the Sea

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students imagine and describe fictitious sea animals that might live in the ocean. After reading an article, they reflect on new discoveries found in the ocean recently. Using the internet, they research the interdependence of animals...
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How Does an Organism Obtain its Energy?

For Teachers 5th
How energy is passed from one organism to another is the focus of this science lesson. Young scientists discuss how they get the energy they need to live, then take a closer look at food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids in order to...
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Food Chains

For Teachers 4th
Learners take a look at the relationship between organisms in food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids. After an opening demonstration by the teacher, pupils are split up into groups. Each one is assigned an environment such as:...
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School Forest

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the concept of biodiversity.  In this biodiversity instructional activity, 6th graders discover a variety of planets and animals that live in forests, and how a rotting log benefits that environment.  Students also...
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An Introduction to Microbes - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to define microbes and identify the five main groups of microbes. They are able to give examples of ways in which microbes have impacted or currently impact human life. Students are able to explain that not all microbes...
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Fruit Fly Ranch Activity

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders describe how the traits of an organism are passed from generation to generation. They distinguish between asexual and sexul reproduction. Students identify traits through genes and those resulting from interactions with...
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Habitat Assessment

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders demonstrate the effects of varying environmental components on plants and animals: chemical, physical and biological characteristics of a habitat. They find chemical, physical and biological characteristics of the lake at...
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Exposure!

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students investigate that chemicals may affect different people in different ways. They also realize that their perceptions of dangerous materials may not be realistic and that the news media may not provide all the information needed to...
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Fish and zooplankton habitat through remote sensing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners are exposed to the variety of ways in which scientist use remote sensing and it used in everyday life. They investigate about zooplankton and fish. Students list the two important groups of organisms in both aquatic and marine...
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Wetlands - Pond Study

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Observe a pond's tiniest life forms. Zoom in on Daphnia, also called water fleas, a type of crustacean that often dwells on the pond floor.
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Dissolved Oxygen Introduction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are shown how dissolved oxygen enters the water. They are taught the difference between a water sample that has been exposed to the air and one that has not. Students brainstorm what organisms need to survive. They use dissolved...
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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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Classification Scheme

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss different classification schemes for living organisms. They group common household items to discover many ways to classify organisms. Students compare/contrast characteristics of each classification.
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Food Chain

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders role-play various organisms from a food chain to illustrate how a food chain works. In relay style, 3rd graders fill their cups (stomachs) and, in turn, fill a larger organism's cup (stomach) to visualize the importance of...
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What A Tangled Web We Weave

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners of many ages discuss how all organisms rely on other organisms for their survival. They construct a food web and energy pyramids, and write an informative essay about the food web that they have designed.
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Keys and Webs

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore and classify organisms found in a Rocky Mountain Ecosystem. Through discussions, students examine the effects upon an ecosystem if a component was removed or a new component was added. As a class, they survey reasons...
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Peek at the Chesapeake!

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students research organisms that live in the Chesapeake Bay ecosystem. For this science lesson, students choose an organism and research how it is affected by humans. Students create a presentation of their findings.
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Weathering and Erosion

For Students 7th - 9th
In this earth science learning exercise, learners use the clues given at the bottom of the sheet to help them solve the crossword puzzle on weathering and erosion. They identify the various factors that cause erosion in different places.
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A Home for a Cricket

For Teachers 1st
First graders build a habitat for crickets after studying animal survival needs. They care for and observe the crickets in the classroom habitat.
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Food Web-You Are What You Eat!!

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders study foods and the organisms that eat that type of food.  In this food chain lesson students create a pamphlet, research pictures of food chains and construct food webs.
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Can Fishing

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate aquatic organisms. In this fishing lesson, 5th graders use can-fishing rigs to observe animals in their natural habitat. Students consider ways to solve a problem and discuss their findings. 
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Beach Combing: Evidence of Life

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students comb the beach and gather remnants of unfamiliar life forms to make speculations about the origins of their discoveries. In this environments awareness lesson, students work in groups to search for evidence of life on the beach....
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Applied Science-Techonology Post Lab

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students study animals. In this machines and tools instructional activity, students study animals to figure out how various tools were created for humans to use. They are read the story An Elephant Never Forgets its Snorkel to help spark...
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Hidden Animals

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students predict the safest seashore substrate for animals. In this animal habitat experiment, students predict, test their hypothesis, and record data about how wave shocks affect animals living on either sand, gravel or rock.