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34 resources with the keyterm ponds

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Meadow Madness

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners explore the evolution from a pond habitat to a meadow.  For this habitat lesson, students become familiar with a beaver meadow habitat.  Learners are aasigned an animal to research and find why the animal best survives in that...
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Wild and Wetlands

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Upper graders identify the major characteristics of a wetland. They explore the human factors that change a wetland and write a descriptive paragraph about wetlands. This comprehensive lesson also has an interactive "Watershed Game"...
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For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students observe the effects of eutrophication and determine why it is harmful to aquatic ecosystems. They create mason jar ecosystems to observe the growth of algae in pond water. In addition, they observe the effect of introducing...
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Aquatic Science

For Teachers 7th - 8th
What a terrific way to explore the pond habitat! Learners discuss the animal and plant life found in the Long Island area. They also discuss vocabulary terms, identify pollution concerns, and resource conservation.
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Animal Habitats

For Teachers 1st
Learners explore animal habitats in this collaborative lesson. First, they read Who Lives Here? by Dot and Sy Barlowe. Next, they get into groups to do research on one of three habitats, ponds, grasslands, or deserts. Finally, they...
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Fish Stick Puppet

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Here is a lesson on the many uses of water designed for very young learners. Pupils work together to identify the uses for water, learn that rain is a source of water for many people, that all living things need water to survive, and...
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For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders engage in a lesson to learn more about herpetile orgainsims. They have a background in these types before this lesson. Students gather specimens from various ponds, streams, and forest. The importance of the organisms to...
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Kansas Ponds, Lakes & Reservoirs

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students compare the ponds, lakes, and reservoirs of Kansas.  For this geography lesson, students use Google Earth to research the different ponds, lakes, and reservoirs in Kansas.  Students will discover that many of the bodies of water...
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Pondering Ponds

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students investigate ponds. In this pond life lesson, students read books about ponds and create a memory game using animals from the pond. Students identify things that are found in ponds and use their imaginations to create pond...
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Biodiversity of Ponds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the biodiversity in pond water. In this biodiversity lesson plan, students observe 3 samples of pond water using a pond water identification sheet. They record their findings and identify the organisms they find, the...
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Pond Succession Mural

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars recognize that natural environments are involved in a process of continual change, and create murals showing three major stages of pond succession. They review the idea of succession (the orderly, gradual, continual...
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Water, Water Everywhere (Pond Animals)

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine the characteristics of animals who live in a pond environment. In groups, they describe the various stages in the life of a frog and identify the characteristics of other pond animals. Using this information,...
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Pond Science

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students participate in a variety of activities surrounding their study of ponds. They visit a pond, collect organisms, view them under a microscope, perform simple chemical tests, and finally, create small ponds in the classroom.
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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, Where Do You Live?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students examine characteristics of four different habitats: grasslands, ponds, the Arctic, and forests.
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Above & Below the Pond

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students search for information and pictures about life in and around a pond. They visit a local ponds to sketch life that they see in the water and nearby. Students identify all plant and animal life. They find out what happens to pond...
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World of the Pond Word Search

For Students 6th
In this pond environment worksheet, 6th graders search for 24 words in the word search puzzle. Each word is about pond life and includes science vocabulary words.
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Pond Words

For Students 3rd
In this pond worksheet, 3rd graders study words associated with pond water and pond life.  Students complete 7 fill in the blank questions using the given words and their definitions at the top of the page.
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Frogs and the Pond

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners view a PowerPoint on frogs and ponds and fill out a worksheet to go along with it. In this frogs and ponds lesson plan, students also play frog and pond games on the computer.
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Aquaculture Production Systems Worksheet

For Students 6th - 10th
In this aquaculture production systems worksheet, students compare ponds, cages, raceways, and recirculating systems. Students compare these in 4 categories.
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Student Exploration: Pond Ecosystem

For Students 7th - 8th
In this student exploration-pond ecosystem worksheet, students use the Pond Ecosystem Gizmo to measure oxygen concentrations and temperature and record the data on charts.
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What Lives in the Pond?

For Students K - 2nd
In this pond introduction worksheet, students create their own 8-page mini-booklets regarding ponds and the life found in and around them.
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For Students 7th - 8th
In this water worksheet, students read an excerpt about the effects of pollution on the life cycle of a lake. Then they describe how lakes are affected by the pollution. Students also define why pollution has become such a problem for...
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Water Web-- Ponds

For Students 4th - 5th
In this social studies and science worksheet, students learn the importance of ponds in an area's watershed by reading and completing the 8 pages of questions and activities in this newsletter, which is put out by the Southwest Florida...
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Lake and Pond Study

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the habitat and community structure of a pond that could support Ospreys through games and worksheets. They then go on a field trip to a pond to evaluate the suitability of the pond as an Osprey habitat.