Plankton Parade

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Plankton isn't just a tiny cartoon character, it's also a very important food source for animals around the world. Budding scientists discuss the types and functions of plankton, including where they are found, how they are caught, and why they are important to study. Then, kids walk to the park with mini nets in hand and attempt to catch plankton for classroom observation. The lesson concludes as they write a friendly letter to a friend describing their scientific methods and discoveries.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 8th
Subjects
Life Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Number of Slides
8
Instructional Strategy
Hands-on Activity
Technology
Scientific Equipment
Year
2010