Soar with Bats: A Science Explorations Activity | Scholastic.com

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This easy-to-navigate interactive lesson of bats includes activities, research, and informational text that captures the audience. Perfect for engaging young minds during the fall months.  

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Interactive bat-themed lesson can be used as a Halloween activity or at any time
  • The "Bat Library" is a good tool for students to inquire into related topics
  • Can be used as single lesson or part of a unit
Classroom Considerations

  • Make sure all scientists have their own observation journal to record information and a chance to explore the site on their own
  • Interactive whiteboard is highly recommended, but desktop computers or tablets would work too
  • Even though the resource indicates it can be used through twelfth grade, images, graphics, and resource tend to be best for primary grades 
Pros

  • User-friendly site for teacher to navigate to class
  • High-quality images
  • Can easily integrate cross curriculum of science and English 
Cons

  • None
NGSS