Students take a field trip to the beach and, in groups, collect samples of sea life. They use laptops to classify what they find and develop computer-generated tables and graphs.
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Section Three: What's the Status of Biodiversity?
Biodiversity is essential for every habitat, but many species are at risk due to pollution and other factors. Explore several different species native to Illinois in a gallery walk with posters that learners have created after research...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Magic Isle: Lesson Plan 3
Middle schoolers complete a writing assessment task to demonstrate their ability to craft a narrative based on a variety of informational texts. They view West of the West's documentary Magic Isle, read three print resources about the...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
WET Science Lesson #11: How Light Affects Water
Scientists listen to the story of Wadja Egnankou who works to save African mangrove forests. They experiment with refraction and the introduction of particulate matter to water. They conclude with creative writing about the need for a...
4th - 7th Science
Beachcombing: Getting to know the Seaside Creatures.
Young scholars explore the internet world of Second Life and complete a beachcombing activity where they classify seaside creatures. In this seaside creatures lesson plan, students fill out activity sheets about what creatures they might...
7th - 8th Science