The Critter Connection: Mealworms
In this critter connection activity, students explore, analyze and discuss the world as seen through the eyes of a meal worm. Students collect and study a few meal worms.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Worms: A Farmer's Best Friend
The earthworms on your school campus are an educational resource! Youngsters learn about the benefits worms bring to farmers, and listen to a book revealing the interesting truth about these slimy annelids (titles recommended). Then,...
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Living Things and Their Needs: The Math Link
Enrich your study of living things with these cross-curricular math activities. Following along with the story Tillena Lou's Day in the Sun, learners will practice addition and subtraction, learn how to measure volume and length, work on...
K - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable
Camouflage!: Collecting Data and Concealing Color
Help young scholars see the important role camouflage plays in the survival of animals with a fun science lesson. Starting with an outdoor activity, children take on the role of hungry birds as they search for worms represented by...
2nd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Rocks and Minerals in Our Lives
Young geologists discover the important role that rocks and minerals play in our everyday lives through this series of hands-on activities. Starting off with a lesson that defines the difference between plants, animals, and minerals,...
K - 6th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Reduce Our Carbon Footprint, Let’s Compost!
Roll up your sleeves and get a little dirty with this elementary and middle school compost lesson. All you need is a large plastic container, a couple old newspapers, some organic waste, and a few hundred worms and you're ready to start...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing the Life Cycles of a Mealworm and Tadpole
Studying the life cycles of animals can be a motivating experience. This lesson, which focuses on meal worms and tadpoles, could be used to promote learners' writing and critical-thinking skills. They begin by using pictures to identify...