In the new NGSS science standards, there are many grade levels that have some focus on interdependent relationships in ecosystems. This unit is packed with activities, science lessons, worksheets, quizzes, book and video links, STEM projects and more. Take a look at what it includes:
1. Fossorial animals sheet
2. What animals need sheet
3. Prairie dog problem sheet
4. animal senses sheet
5. STEM activity
6. Building tunnels book connections sheet
7. Interdependent Relationships Vocabulary Quiz and answer sheet
8. Net Geo Community Life Flap book
9. Team activity: prairie dog community building
10. Animal Ecosystems Report
11. ground hog and prairie dog comparison activity sheet and answer key
12. Ground Hog Weather School Book Connection writing activity
13. ground hog and prairie dog can are have sheets
14. Shadow activity and sheet (shadows over time)
15. Creating Shadows in the Classroom activity and sheet
16. Shadows in our school day assessment sheet and writing prompt
17. Ground hog math sheet
18. Ground hog prediction cards for voting and labels for graph
19. Resources sheet for videos and books and sites I used
Use this during February to talk about Ground Hog's day, use it to add to you Ecosystems unit, or to finally find something to tie in the new NGSS science standards. Any way you see it...it can be ground hogs day over and over again.
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