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Elementary Life Science: More about Arthropods

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195.6 MB   |   20 audio files, 8 PowerPoint™ presentations, 7 videos, and 179 pages

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What does a habitat provide for an arthropod? What plants would I find in a vegetable garden? Learn about a garden habitat and then create a wall display or a pop-up display.

Find out about the stages of an arthropod's incomplete OR complete life cycle and then create two simple booklets. Choose from English text or Spanish text, color or blackline images.

Learn about the different producers and consumers in an arthropod's food chain and create a model of a food chain for a ladybug or a cricket. Model the unique mouthparts of arthropods using easily collected materials.

WHY BUY THIS UNIT?
  • Fun activities that need simple materials;
  • Three teacher backgrounds;
  • A great web page with more information and activities;
  • Student texts saved with a variety of reading levels;
  • Text recordings for students who benefit from hearing the text;
  • All essays and worksheets saved in English and Spanish;
  • Four assessments: quick, pencil-and-paper, for a struggling student,
     or a capable student;
  • An overview video to see an overview of the wealth of resources included with the unit.


Would you like to introduce your students to habitat, life cycle, and food chain for animals? Consider these products in our store: FROGS, BIRDS, ARTHROPODS, WHALES, and CATS.

This product could be used in a unit to meet NGSS 3-LS4-3•, 3-LS1-1º, 5-PS3-1♦, 5-LS2-1◊.

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CHECK OUT ALL THE GREAT RESOURCES IN OUR STORE FOR ARTHROPODS
   • An Introduction to Arthropods Introduce arthropods with science, math, language, and movement activities.
   • All About Arthropods Model exoskeletons, molting, animal colors, and the systems in a cricket's body.
   • More About Arthropods Create models of a garden habitat, arthropod life cycles, and food chains.
   • Arthropod Predator Game Review the charactertistics of an arthropod with a fun, quick game kids will ask to play over and over.
   • Arthropod Review Spinner Review the characteristics of an arthropod with this spinner.
   • Food Chain Mobile for an Arthropod Create a food chain mobile for a cricket, a primary consumer, or a ladybug, a secondary consumer.
   • Life Cycle Mobile for an Arthropod - FREE
   • I Have Who Has Arthropod Game - FREE


• 3-LS4-3 Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.

º 3-LS1-1 Develop models to describe that organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.

♦ 5-PS3-1 Use models to describe that energy in animals’ food (used for body repair, growth, motion, and to maintain body warmth) was once energy from the sun.

◊ 5-LS2-1 Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, and the environment.
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20 audio files, 8 PowerPoint™ presentations, 7 videos, and 179
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1 Month

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Elementary Life Science: More about Arthropods
Elementary Life Science: More about Arthropods
Elementary Life Science: More about Arthropods
Elementary Life Science: More about Arthropods