Fourth graders study insects in their habitats looking at survival characteristics and whether the insect is a predator or an herbivore. They investigate characteristics that improve the survival of a species and its ability to reproduce.
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Wants and Needs Poetry with Interpretive Painting
A creative and inventive instructional activity on cinquain poetry and painting. Elementary schoolers make a list of things they want and things they need. Then, they write a cinquain-style poem about the most important item from the...
K - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Section Four: How Can We Protect Biodiversity?
Look into the future with a lesson on biodiversity and natural habitats. Learners read articles about different perspectives when it comes to planning future development, and decide which angle is the highest priority in a group...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Makes Cents to Me: Penny Drive
St that people have wants and must find ways to get them. For this philanthropy lesson, students understand the ways people get things and arrange a penny drive to help others. Students arrange an artistic project to reflect on their...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Racing with the Sun: Creating a Solar Car
As the cost of oil continues to rise and the environmental impacts of emissions become more widespread, the demand for alternative energy sources for cars is huge. In an engaging and challenging week-long lesson, your upper-elementary or...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable