Distance Learning|Home Learning| 8 Weeks of Daily Science: Guess Who Game

Grade Levels
2nd - 5th, Homeschool
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Invite a platypus into your classroom!

Daily Science: 8 weeks of Guess Who, Marine & Freshwater Organisms


This packet covers eight weeks of your school year!

This can certainly be used as you transition to distance learning with your students.


Some examples of clues...

We are carnivores. We are an unusual fish as we do not have bones; instead, we have cartilage.


Males of our kind have sharp, venomous stingers on their rear feet that can kill a small predator or put a human in pain for weeks.

Excellent choice for

  • Morning Meeting activity
  • Science center project
  • Introduction to certain Science topics.

This collection includes EIGHT organisms that live in fresh or saltwater either sometimes or all the time.



Each organism has four clue cards, meant to be distributed throughout the first four days of the week, students make a guess each day, if they get it correct, their name goes on the wall of fame, Friday the organism is revealed.


Organisms include: blue whale, octopus, salmon, walrus, shark, coral, sea horse, platypus


Included in this packet:

  • Comprehensive vocabulary list
  • Colored and black line clue cards for eight organisms- you can purchase an additional four organisms (that's an entire month of clues) by clicking here
  • A wall of fame poster
  • Detailed descriptions of how to integrate this activity into your classroom
  • Clue card template if you write your own clues
  • Links to photographs of the organisms so you can choose the picture you want to use. Hover over the name card, hold Control + click to follow link to images.
Total Pages
28 pages
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page by page.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction. Examples of structures could include thorns, stems, roots, colored petals, heart, stomach, lung, brain, and skin. Assessment is limited to macroscopic structures within plant and animal systems.


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