Leopard Seals and Penguins: A Delicate Balance
Students research basic information about leopard seals and the Antarctic ecosystem. They draw diagrams of the Antarctic food web and predict factors that could potentially change its structure. They write paragraphs describing their drawings.
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New Review Biome Basics with a Disastrous Twist
Bored with your current biome bag of tricks? This bundle is a bountiful bag of biome fun! Travel the globe with seventh graders and explore the biotic and abiotic factors that define our world's biomes. Then, introduce a little chaos to...
7th Science CCSS: Designed
How Many Penguins Does It Take? Studying Carrying Capacity and Limiting Factors
Students are introduced to the concept of population fluctuation. In groups, they participate in a penguin activity in which they discover how populations are affected by various factors. They relate what these new terms mean for a...
4th - 12th Math
Rising Temperatures Threaten Penguins
Students examine the continent of Antarctica, then read a news article about the decline in the Antarctic penguin population. In this current events activity, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and vocabulary activity,...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History