Human Inventions and Whale Adaptations!
In this earth science activity, students match the Gray Whale's needs with a human invention listed on the bottom of the sheet that allows them to do what whales do naturally. There are ten fill in the blanks.
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Human Impacts on Environments and Non-Renewable vs. Renewable Resources
Elementary schoolers examine the influences that humans have on the natural environment along with the influences that natural environments have on people. After a class discussion on renewable and non-renewable resources, human...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
How Whales Breathe, Communicate... and Fart with Their Faces
Dr. Joy Reidenberg is an expert in comparative anatomy, but also quite relatable to preteens! Here, she lectures on echolocation by likening it to "farting with the face!" She explains with film, actual whale voice recordings, diagrams,...
6 mins 4th - 8th Science
Who Gets to Invent and How Do Inventors Change Our Lives?
Students examine the way various inventions have changed their lives. As a class, they create a timeline of the most important inventions during their lifetime and another timeline of how old they were when it was invented. ...
2nd - 6th Science
Why Do Animals Have Such Different Lifespans?
Is it true that larger animals have longer lifespans than smaller animals? Does an animal's habitat help shape the length of its life? And does the ability to adapt and evolve allow living things to expand their lifespans? Watch a video...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable