Life Science Taskcards / Early Finisher Activities - 1 Year

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36 Activities to use with Interactive Science Notebooks - 1-2 activities per week! Each activity can take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, depending on how detailed and thorough you want your students to be. The activities are all very fun and promote active, constructivist learning.

I will soon be working on Interactive Notebook Activity Packs for other subjects as well so stay tuned, and follow me for updates!

Here is the complete list of activity titles:

Introduction to the Lab and the Scientific Method
“Silent Item Race”
“Safety Symbol Creation”
3. “Mapping the Scientific Method”

Characteristics of Life + Classification
1. “Creating an Animal Classification Chart”
2. “Imagination Classification”
3. “Investigating Taxonomy”
4. “Classifying Leaves”

Human Body Systems
1. “Human body vs. Plant and Animal Cells”
2. “Creating a Monster!”
3. “Road trip: Mapping the Body Systems”
4. “Comparing Body Systems”
5. “Testing Reaction Times: Math Inclusion”
6. “How does our body interact with the environment?”

Transport in Multi-Cellular Organisms
1. “Mammals vs. Fish: Digestion”
2. “Transport in a Creature”
3. “Transport Board Game”

Ecosystems, Photosynthesis, and Respiration
1. “Carbon Cycle Comic”
2. “Food Chains vs. Food Webs”
3. “Drawing and Understanding Photosynthesis”
4. “Photosynthesis and Cellular Respiration: Interactions”
5. “Inferring and Creating an Energy Pyramid”

Structure and Function in Cells
1. “Giant Cells!”
2. “Writing a life story: Single-celled organisms”
3. “Real Comparisons: The Building Blocks of Life”

Genetics
1. “Picture it: Dominant vs. Recessive Genes”
2. “Mitosis vs. Meiosis: Comparing and Contrasting”
3. “Mendel’s Laws”
4. “Researching Mutational Mysteries”
5. “Genotypes vs. Phenotypes”

Interactions within Ecosystems
1. “Abiotic vs. Biotic Scavenger Hunt”
2. “Saving Habitats - Make a Plan!”
3. “Examining Human-Environment Interactions”

Adaptation + Evolution
1. “Evolutionary Mystery”
2. “Analyzing Adaptations”
3. “Symbiotic Comparisons”
4. “If I Could Turn Back Time (to Evolve)”

Also check out my guide to creating and using Interactive Notebooks in your classroom:

http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Creating-and-Using-Interactive-Science-Notebooks-Teachers-Guide-950415
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Teaching Duration
1 Year

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Life Science Taskcards / Early Finisher Activities - 1 Year
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Life Science Taskcards / Early Finisher Activities - 1 Year
Life Science Taskcards / Early Finisher Activities - 1 Year
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