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Engage your students in an ongoing life science investigation by using the included PowerPoint as a spring board to the unit and the clues after each lesson. This pack includes the following…
--A PowerPoint to introduce the unit
--“Mystery of the Disappearing City” bulletin board
--28 word wall words to use throughout the unit
--Assessment checks with rubrics for simple scoring
--Additional resources and enrichment ideas
--Seven investigations with clear and concise directions including engaging scenarios for each one to last up to six weeks!
Investigation One: Life Cycles
A hands-on investigation to get your students to notice similarities between animal and plant life cycles
Investigation Two: Animal Groups
An interactive game to help your students recognize why animals live in groups or in solitude
Investigation Three: Fun with Fossils
Investigation Four: Survival Characteristics
An interactive game challenging students to notice how some animals are more likely to survive than others
Investigation Five: Animal Inspired Technology
Challenge your students to create new technologies inspired by animals
Investigation Six: Changes in the Environment
Students will be engaged in a writing activity to take the point of view of specific environmental changes
Investigation Seven: Healthy Habitats
Challenge your students to create a model habitat of their favorite animal
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