Learners use compass directions and mathematical reasoning to come up with strategies to complete the "Animal Data" game. They collect and display data on a graph.
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New Review Using Empirical Data in the Classroom: Raptor Migrations!
Raptor flight patterns align with seasonal changes in net primary productivity. Here is a thought-provoking lesson that uses empirical data from a video to help scholars understand raptor migrations, producers/consumers, and ecosystems....
6th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Zoo Animal Probability Graph
Capture the engagement of your young mathematicians with a collaborative graphing activity. Using a deck of zoo animal picture cards, students select a picture from the deck, record the chosen animal on a graph, and then replace the card...
1st - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Observing Monsoon Weather Patterns with TRMM Data
Follow a fabulous slide show on how monsoons form and how satellite technology is being used to observe the phenomena, explaining why they occur. Afterward, visit the TRMM (Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission) website to access actual...
6th - 8th Science
There's No Such Thing as a Free Lunch
Although mosquitoes are prey to millions of animals, they are also a deadly predator to humans. Through a simulation game, groups of learners explore predator-prey relationships. Over rounds, data is collected and used to create graphs...
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Blue Crabs - The Blue Crab's Chesapeake Journey
A plethora of information about the blue crabs of Chesapeake Bay will amaze and delight your marine biologists. They learn, through direct instruction, about the characteristics and life cycle of this fascinating arthropod. A highlight...
6th - 8th Science