This is a unit plan on plant and animal adaptations intended to be taught to the 6th through 8th grade level over a two-week period. This unit plan addresses diversity, technology in the classroom, and accommodations/modifications. Clear learning targets are presented, and using their own voice, s
This is one of my favorite lessons!! I've compiled and embedded links to 7 short videos on Youtube that show examples of plant and animal adaptations and survival behaviors. Some of the adaptations are obvious and some the kids really have to dissect.Access to Youtube is essential with this lesson!!
My science centers are so detailed that you can simply walk around and facilitate while students teach themselves! The centers can also be used as a whole class activity with six separate lessons and a final project.
In this set, there are six centers, each focusing on a different topic. At the end
For this activity, students will compare body structures of a prairie animal to an aquatic animal. Then, they will compare the function of that body structure. Finally, students will write a brief essay comparing the adaptations of the animals. They will also include which adaptation that they thin
This is an awesome Jeopardy game that covers many of your Science Life Science standards in third grade. You will see questions on habitats, regions of Georgia, adapatations of plants and animals and pollution questions. Your students will love this game and beg for more.
This is a powerpoint detailing adaptations of living things. It discusses the many adapatations that animals and plants have in Georgia. It is geared to meet the Georgia Performance Science Life Standards. It also has a quiz at the end to check for understanding.