What is an Insect?
Learners examine insects and identify physical characteristics of insects. They perform observations of insects, then use a worksheet imbedded in this plan to answer questions about them.
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Section One: What is Biodiversity?
Four intriguing and scientific activities invite learners to explore the natural resources of their town. The activities cover concepts such as genetic traits, organizing species in a taxonomy, the differences between different species...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Water Cycle: Waterwise Gardening
What is the relationship between soil moisture and the presence or absence of mulch? is the driving question of a guided inquiry-based lesson. Pupils investigate the affects that mulch has on soil and apply their findings to how plants...
2nd - 3rd Science CCSS: Adaptable
Bee Pollen Popular
The world would be a much different place without the help of pollinators. Read about the important role bats, hummingbirds, and various insects play in plant reproduction, exploring the interdependence of living things in an ecosystem....
1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Working Tools of Insects
The animal kingdom is full of interesting organisms that have unique ways of surviving. Children read about different insects that have special tools for building homes and protecting themselves. When finished, learners identify the main...
3rd - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable