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These digital science activities cover habitats, aquatic ecosystems, terrestrial ecosystems, community, and population. These resources are 100% online and can be used on Google Classroom and Google Drive. This Google Slides resource also includes an answer key.
This product includes:
♥ Short answer: KWL chart
♥ Drag-&-drop: match the definition with the vocabulary word (habitat, ecosystem, community, population, terrestrial, aquatic)
♥ Drag-&-drop: sort the five essential parts of a habitat (food, space, shelter, water, air)
♥ Drag-&-drop: sort the ecosystem whether its terrestrial or aquatic
♥ Research: find the weather/types of plants/animal/and geographical examples of the rainforest
♥ Research: find the weather/types of plants/animal/and geographical examples of the grasslands
♥ Research: find the weather/types of plants/animal/and geographical examples of the forests
♥ Research: find the weather/types of plants/animal/and geographical examples of the deserts
♥ Drag-&-drop: sort the animal and plant into the correct terrestrial ecosystem
♥ Drag-&-drop: finish the cloze sentences on aquatic ecosystems
♥ Image search: find images of each aquatic ecosystem (marshland, ocean, pond, river, stream, swamp)
♥ Drag-&-drop: sort each example as either community or population
This products covers Virginia VA SOLs:
VA SOL 3.6: The student will investigate and understand that ecosystems support a diversity of plants and animals that share limited resources. Key concepts include:
3.6A: aquatic ecosystems
3.6B: terrestrial ecosystems
3.6C: populations and communities
These Google Classroom products can work whether or not you have technology in the classroom. If you are in a 1:1 technology classroom, this product is perfect for you! It will also work great if you only have a few computers in your classroom. Students can use these products during literacy centers and rotate off computers. You can even use these whole-group if you have a SmartBoard or a projector!
How do I use this product?
You will be given the link to the Google Drive product. You can either email it to your students, or post on your Google Classroom! Check out my blog post to see how to upload it if you're unsure.
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Please email me with any questions at Glitterinthird@gmail.com if you need more information!