Animal Habitats STEM Unit of Work K-2

Animal Habitats STEM Unit of Work  K-2
Animal Habitats STEM Unit of Work  K-2
Animal Habitats STEM Unit of Work  K-2
Animal Habitats STEM Unit of Work  K-2
Animal Habitats STEM Unit of Work  K-2
Animal Habitats STEM Unit of Work  K-2
Animal Habitats STEM Unit of Work  K-2
Animal Habitats STEM Unit of Work  K-2
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Engage and Excite young learners with this hands on UNIT of WORK

This Animal Habitats unit of work looks at the different animals in three habitats. Forest/Jungle, Ocean and Desert. Students will be led through researching the habitats and using craft to create an animal from each habitat before working in collaborative groups to build a model habitat and animal puppets. Students will demonstrate their learning through a play at the end of the unit. This is a very hands on unit and in each lesson involves producing something.

NGSS - CCSS - AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM ALIGNED

INCLUDED

7 x 1 hour lessons

Lesson overviews

Lesson Learning Intentions

Full details of Curriculum Alignment

Full list of resources for each lesson

Worksheets

Animal Habitat Card game

Design Plan worksheets

Poster for Design Questioning

Certificate of Participation

Assessment Ideas

Anecdotal Notes Printable

Full color and greyscale versions

Each lesson is structured with

Engage/Introduction This is the teachers chance to get the students excited for the lesson. Lots of fun ideas and quick and exciting activities.

Explore This is the main teaching and exploring part of the lesson. Where students participate in activities and test their designs.

Learning Reflection This is the students chance to present or explain what happened, what they observed and what they learnt. This is an important part of verbalizing and consolidating learning.

Lesson 1 - Introduction to Habitats

Students are introduced to the animal habitat game. Students discuss and draw their favorite animal. They draw the habitat of their animal

Lesson 2 Forest/Jungle

Read a book or show a clip about the forest or jungle. Locate the amazon rain forest on a map or globe. Students draw a forest or jungle background and create paper plate parrots

Lesson 3 - The Desert

Read a book or show a clip about the desert. Locate the Sahara desert and any more local deserts on a map. Students draw a desert background and create a paper plate snake

Lesson 4 - The Ocean

Read a book or show a clip about the ocean. Locate your closest ocean on a map. Students draw an ocean background and create a paper plate jelly fish

Lesson 5 - Animal Puppets

Students will be given one of the studied habitats and asked to create an animal puppet to match their habitat

Lesson 6 - Habitat Creation

Using cardboard and craft materials students will create the habitat to match their animal puppets

Lesson 7 - Puppet Play Presentations

Using the animal puppets and background, students practice and perform a play about their animals and habitat

All lesson are organised onto ONE PAGE to make it easier to follow - see preview

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CURIOSITY and the HUNGRY MIND

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50 pages
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