For Creative Minds: What Makes an Animal a Mammal?
Students read about categories of mammals and their features. Students then construct a marine animal, using given print outs in the lesson plan. Students then create adaptations for their mammal, using a web site reference for guidance.
3rd - 4th Science 6 Views 19 Downloads
Understanding Food Chains and Food Webs
Jump into an exploration of marine ecosystems with the first lesson in this four-part series. After first learning about crustaceans, mollusks, and other forms of sea life, young marine biologists view a PowerPoint presentation that...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Animal Camouflage
Uncover the hidden mysteries of the animal kingdom with an elementary science lesson plan on camouflage. After spending time outside investigating animals in their natural habitats, the class creates a terrarium in order to observe the...
Pre-K - 3rd Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Day in the Life of a San Francisco Native Animal
Before Google, before Sillicon Valley, before the Gold Rush, the San Francisco landscape was a biome filled with grizzly bears, mule deer, tule elk, coyotes, gray fox, gophers, and moles. To explore the early days of yesteryear, kids...
4th - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Animal Classification: A Collaborative Sorting Activity for Key Stages 2 & 3
Introduce the logic behind a dichotomous key or administer a group performance assessment with a fun and challenging classification lesson. With explicit instructions for the teacher and for collaborative groups, as well as engaging...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable