Investigating Reproductive Strategies

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Pass on to your class knowledge about different aspects of reproduction with this simple life science lesson. From amoebas to grizzly bears, young scientists read about a variety of organisms as they investigate the advantages and disadvantages of sexual and asexual reproduction.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Create centers for the different animals, having students rotate through them as they read about the reproductive strategies of each
  • Extend the lesson by having the class members choose their own animal to research. They can present what they learned to the class
Pros

  • A graphic organizer is provided for comparing sexual and asexual reproduction
  • A completed version of the graphic organizer is provided to support teachers with holding a class discussion
  • Includes a collection of 12 reading passages that describe the reproductive strategies of different animals
Cons

  • None