Beginning of the Year Activities for Life Science

Biology Roots
Grade Levels
5th - 8th
Resource Type
Formats Included
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8 pages
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Biology Roots


These activities are designed for middle school life science during those first few days of school when you are trying to ease the class into science mode. This zip folder contains 5 activities in Microsoft word (.doc) format so that you may adapt them to suit your classroom needs.

These are also appropriate for lower level high school biology.

The following activities are included:

1) Mystery Jars- the Power of Observation (teacher directions, student sheet, and key template).

2) Life: What is it?

3) It's Alive

4) Ticket to Leave (Alien life form)

5) Bacteria: What do you know?

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Beginning of the Year BUNDLE for Life Science (includes this product).

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Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
Not Included
Teaching Duration
3 days
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