A Quick Way To Identify Common Insect Orders
Students identify insects by order after particpating in a powerpoint lecture on spot id techniques. They illustrate the spot id characterisitcs the use a sample of prepared specimens to name the orders.
6th - 10th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Use of Dichotomous Keys to Identify Stream Organisms
What kind of organisms are living in the stream? After an explanation on how to use a dichotomous key, groups of three to four use the keys to identify macroinvertebrates from a local freshwater stream. Using the the concept of Stream...
8th - 12th Science
Accelerate young physicists' learning with this collection of problem-solving worksheets. Starting off by teaching learners to identify the given information and variables in physics problems, this resource goes on to challenge them with...
9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Field Guide to Schoolyard Insects and Their Relatives
Your entire class works together to create an illustrated insect field guide. The intent is that they venture outside of the classroom, find a critter, and then research it using reference materials, insect books, and the Internet for...
6th - 8th Science
Plankton to Penguins: Antarctic Food Web
A well-written lesson plan, second in a series of four, gets high schoolers exploring how the Antarctic food web is impacted by climate change and the associated melting of polar ice sheets. It begins with a PowerPoint presentation about...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable