Use these 40 PowerPoint slides in this organisms and habitats resource to teach, reinforce or assess your students! Easy to read text, plus engaging pictures halp make learning and reinforcing concepts pure fun.
Please note that the PowerPoint is NOT editable. It has been saved in PowerPoint Show to protect the copyright on the artwork. It will also launch immediately into the PowerPoint program to help save you set-up time. The second click on each slide displays the answer to the question in red.
There are a number of ways to use this organisms and habitat resource in your classroom.
As a Teaching Tool:
Ask students to search in their text book, alone or in teams, to find the answer to each question. A second click on the slide will show the answer. To introduce a particulaer concept, such as "decomposer", show only that slide and ask students to find the definition in their book. Then continue with your study of decomposers. Come back to the PowerPoint for each new concept.
Divide your class into two teams. Go back and forth, giving each team every other slide. Each team must work together to decide on the answer.
As you click through the slides, as students to write the answer on an answer sheet, then self-check when the slide is clicked a second time.
This resource addresses many state standards for third, fourth and fifth grades, however it also covers the following Next Generation Common Core standards for third and fourth grades:
Develop models to describe phenomena
Patterns of change can be used to make predictions
Plants and animals have both internal and external structures that serve vaarious functions in growth, survival, behavior and reproduction
A system can be described in terms of its components and their interactions
This resource includes:
40 slides in PowerPoint Show
This resource addresses the following concepts:
If you would like to see the task cards that go with this resource be sure to check out:
Organisms and Habitats Science Task Cards and More
If you are interested in other resources in the "Science and More" series, below are a couple to check out.
Weather Science Task Cards and More
Rocks and Minerals Task Cards and More
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Organisms and Habitats PowerPoint by Jan Bernard is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License