In the Scheme of Things
Fifth graders examine the food webs of different animals. They discuss the characteristics of those animals as well. They work together to develop their own definition for the word niche.
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Genome: The Secret of How Life Works
What do you have in common with a fruit fly? About 60 percent of your DNA. The resource, divided into two units, is intended for grades four to eight and another for high schoolers. Both units include eight lessons covering the genome as...
4th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
World Cup Introductory Activities
Here are a few nice introductory activities that will provide your learners with background information on the popularity and prevalence of futbol in Brazil, as well as the type of climate that players will have to face in the 2014 World...
3rd - 10th Math CCSS: Adaptable
One of These Things is Not Like the Other
Oftentimes, things that appear similar on the surface are actually very different. With a microscope or microviewer, kids can see these subtleties first-hand, then create a game for others to differentiate between materials. Depending on...
5th - 12th Science
Solar System Learning Activities
Replete with background information and handy links, what you'll find here is a wide scope of activities and resources to support study of our solar system. You could build an effective, cross-curricular study out of the pieces you'll...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Poetry Lesson: In Our World
Students explore language arts by completing a creative writing activity. In this poetry lesson, students identify the issues facing our environment and discuss ways to save our planet. Students read a previously written environmentally...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts