Biodiversity in Illinois-Pond Habitats

Second graders construct a pond habitat in the classroom using a small swimming pool partially filled with water, real cattails, a tree log adjoining, and plastic animal life appropriate to a pond setting. They examine the frog in detail and discussed lifecycle and characteristics along with identifying common frogs and toad of Illinois and the vocal sounds they produce.

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Grade
2nd
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning