A Design You’ll Dig: Designing a Habitat for Worms
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Students discover how worms contribute to the balance of the environment. In this composting lesson, students study the composting and decomposition processes. Students then create habitats for worms that allow them to do their jobs.
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Marvellous Mini-beasts – Design a Species
Here is a creative activity that teaches kids how species evolve different characteristics for survival. The lesson begins as the class discusses and examines the adaptive traits of mini-beasts or insects. Then, in small groups, they...
2nd - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Chemical Reactions and Engineering Design
Construction leads to habitat loss and local wildlife suffers. Scholars must build a reptile egg incubation device that meets many constraints. Various experiments help them discover the chemical reaction needed to reach the proper...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Getting the Most out of Teaching with Newspapers
No matter what subject you're teaching, you'll find some fun and innovative ideas for using newspapers in your classroom with a helpful resource. Based on Getting the Most Out of Teaching with Newspapers by Rebecca Olien, the series of...
4th - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Roly Polies Came From the Sea to Conquer the Earth
Roly polies or pill bugs? No matter what you call them, these organisms are unique. Biology scholars discover a true evolutionary success story in a video about tiny, land-dwelling crustaceans. The narrator describes their journey from...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable