Characteristics of Life ZOMBIES

Characteristics of Life ZOMBIES
Characteristics of Life ZOMBIES
Characteristics of Life ZOMBIES
Characteristics of Life ZOMBIES
Characteristics of Life ZOMBIES
Characteristics of Life ZOMBIES
Characteristics of Life ZOMBIES
Characteristics of Life ZOMBIES
Grade Levels
Product Rating
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

9 MB|13 pages
Share
Product Description
Tired of the Martian and the Car? Still need students to analyze living and non-living things? Try Zombies! Which characteristics of life do they show? Which ones are they missing? Have students apply concepts from their Cornell Notes to evaluate the status of a zombie. On the flip side, students read about biotic and abiotic factors in an environment, and determine how the environment affects the zombie population. Wrap it up with a supplemental scientific writing activity. Use claims supported by evidence and scientific reasoning to answer the prompt. Don't forget to nix counterclaims using your rebuttal.

CHARACTERISTICS OF LIFE
* Made of Cells
* Has DNA
* Respond to Stimulus
* Get & Use Energy
* Grow & Develop
* Maintain Homeostasis
* Reproduce
* Evolve

BIOTIC FACTORS & ABIOTIC FACTORS

INCLUDES:
- Directions for Use
- Cornell Notes / Teacher Key (1 page)
- Student Fill-in Notes (1 page)
- Guided Notes (1 page)
- Zombies Worksheet / Key (2 pages)
- Biotic & Abiotic Factors Article / Key (2 pages)
- Scientific Writing Activity & Rubric (6 pages)

CORNELL NOTES
Includes printable notes and student fill-in notes. Essential questions and related vocabulary included. Differentiated notes pages for students at all levels (I use the Student Fill-in Notes in my standard classes and the Guided Notes in my advanced classes. I allow my lowest students to highlight the Printable Notes).

WORKSHEETS & KEYS:
Practice the characteristics of life and identify biotic and abiotic factors that will determine the zombie population.

SCIENTIFIC WRITING ACTIVITY:
Teach students to make scientific claims supported by direct and indirect evidence. Use scientific laws and theories as reasoning to connect the evidence to the claim. Finally, shut down counterclaims with a rebuttal that refutes the counter-evidence.

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:
BIOLOGY BUNDLE Marzano Scales
GIANT BIOLOGY BUNDLE

GET TpT CREDIT TO USE ON FUTURE PURCHASES:
Go to your My Purchases page. Beside each purchase you'll see a Provide Feedback button. Simply click it and you will be taken to a page where you can give a quick rating and leave a short comment for the product. TpT gives you ONE credit for each dollar spent on a rated purchase. (And they round each item up to the nearest $.) Accumulate 100 credits, get $5 off.

Copyright © Carrie Hensley, Sunshine State Science 2017
All rights reserved by author.

TERMS OF USE:
This document is for personal use only and may only be used by the original purchaser. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school district is prohibited. Additional licenses can be purchased at a discount for others to use in your department. This entire document, or any parts within, may not be reproduced or displayed for public viewing. You may NOT electronically post this product online including to teacher blogs, classroom websites or school networks. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).
Total Pages
13 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A
Report this Resource
Loading...
$3.25
Digital Download
More products from Sunshine State Science
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up