Rates and Causes of Mortality in Classroom and Wild Monarch Larvae
Pupils observe, record and analyze the mortality rates of the monarch larvae that are being held in a controlled environment versus those that are in the wild.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
New Review Caterpillars and Climate: How Temperature Affects Feeding Rate In Insects
Do you eat more when you are hot or when you are cold? Young scientists observe the eating pace of two caterpillars at different temperatures. The differences in endotherm and ecotherm animals' ability to adjust to temperature change...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Reebops: A “Model” Organism for Teaching Genetic Concepts
In a sweet simulation, junior geneticists examine the chromosomes of a fictitious Reebop marshmallow animal, combine chromosomes to produce offspring, and then make a model of the resulting Reebop baby. Phenotypes include number of...
6th - 12th Science
New Review Pulling for Biodiversity
It might seem impossible that with more than 14 million species found on Earth, biodiversity is diminishing—but it's the truth. Young scientists explore how invasive species are so destructive to native biodiversity. They compare...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Changing Planet: Adaptation of Species (Birds and Butterflies)
A video about the impact of climate change on butterfly populations and a PowerPoint about butterfly and bird adaptations warm science learners up for the activity to follow. Using a variety of tools that reprsent unique styles of bird...
5th - 9th Science
Can't Wait - Gotta Migrate:The Monarch Butterfly
Learners study the migratory behavior of the monarch butterfly and to carefully develop a scientific method for answering one question concerning their behavior. They perform many meaningful tasks which help them explain the Monarch...
6th - 8th Science