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31 resources with the keyterm pond

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What Is in the Water?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students compare bottled water qualities to water found naturally in a pond habitat. They research their state's laws/regulations in regard to bottled water and study the advertising, cost, and quality of brands of bottled water. They...
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Water Holes to Mini-Ponds

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students compare two mini-ponds. In this environmental awareness lesson, students build two mini-ponds from water holes. Students add fertilizers to one and not to the other. The results are observed and compared. This could easily be...
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Pond Life Word Search

For Students 6th
In this pond environment worksheet, 6th graders search for 55 science words which are hidden in the word search puzzle. The words include insects which live in pond environments.
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Constructing Food Chains

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students explore different habitats and the food chains within.   In this food web instructional activity students construct food chains for different habitats.
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Ecosystem Study

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students collect an ecosystem in a jar from a local pond and record what happens in the ecosystem. In this ecosystem lesson plan, students observe the food chains and human impact that occurs in ecosystems. Students also take readings at...
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At the Pond

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
In this following directions worksheet, students observe animals in and around a pond. They identify animals that are in out under, and next to the water. Students may color the picture on worksheet.
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Fresh Water Science

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students take a field trip to a local pond and collect samples of water and organisms to take back to the classroom. They design and set up a pond aquarium in the classroom.
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Surface Water/Groundwater

For Students 5th - 8th
Water wizards write short answers and fill in the blanks about Earth's surface water and groundwater. They also identify the condition of the soil in a diagram. Use these two worksheets as a reading comprehension assignment if your...
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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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Pond Water Survey

For Students 5th - 12th
In this survey worksheet learners complete a series of short answers to questions on data collection, volume and populations of organisms.
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Life at the Pond

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils identify the bugs collected from the pond. In this biology lesson plan, students observe the living and nonliving organisms in the pond environment. They write a reflection about why nature is important and must be preserved.
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Explore a Pond

For Students 4th - 6th
In this explore a pond worksheet, learners observe a pond and then draw pictures of all of the animals and plants they see around the pond and in the water.
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine if different temperatures effect the growth and survival rates of aquatic plants and evaluate the optimal temperature for the growth of aquatic plants.
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Creatures From the Black Lagoon

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders make observations at a beach zone, bayou, pond, lake or drainage ditch, or other wetland.
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Plastic Bag Pond

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students investigate the pond water from a local water source. They collect the pond water from the bottom or near vegetation in order to obtain the best sample possible. Then they use microscopes in class in order to examine the life...
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World of the Pond Crossword

For Students 5th
In this pond life worksheet, 5th graders read 13 clues and place the correct answer in each space within the crossword puzzle. Students must fill in the answers inside the puzzle boxes.
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Locomotor Lakes, Rivers, and Streams

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners explain lakes, rivers and streams using jumping and leaping skills. This integrated lesson plan reinforce scientific knowledge of ponds, rivers, lakes and streams.
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Pond Life Identification Kit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore ecology and biodiversty. They use the wet-mount procedure to make several slides to view using the microscope and draw what they see.
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Explora-Pond: 1st Grade Shore Count

For Teachers 1st
First graders experience addition through the exploration of a virtual pond. They categorize the various plants around the pond, count the number of various types of plants on the pond shore, and calculate the number of shrubs.
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World of the Pond Data Sheet

For Students 4th
  In this pond worksheet, students study aspects associated with pond water and pond life.  Students complete 26 fill in the blank questions to complete the data chart of observations.    
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Pond Poems

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students watch the video In the Small Pond and write a poem about the pond. In this pond poem lesson plan, students also illustrate their poem.
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Brain Teaser - Pond

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this logic worksheet, students solve a word problem using logic about ducks in a pond in a certain order. Students complete 1 problem.  
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Living Creatures Up Close

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students study pond creatures. In this animal sciences lesson, students take a walking field trip to a local pond to collect small insects. Students study these insects under a microscope, conduct research on their insect, and create a...
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For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this mazes worksheet, students analyze how to help a whirligig beetle to the center of the pond through an interesting circle maze.