Breath of Life
Fourth graders analyze the parts of the respiratory system in this five lesson plan unit. Gas exchange, finding their own breathing rater, their lung capacity, and the creation of anti-smoking literature form the basis of these lessons.
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Life Science Toolbox for Fifth Grade
Help build young scholars' understanding of living things with the tools provided in this comprehensive life science resource. Including a total of nine lessons that cover topics ranging from plant and animal life cycles to heredity and...
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