NGSS Aligned Photo Question: Why Are Earthworms on the Sidewalk on Rainy Day prompt can be used as a science warm up, as a picture of the day activity, or at the beginning of a class or unit. You may wish to assign it as science homework, or use it as an activity for early finishers.
The question being posed is why do earthworms appear on sidewalks on rainy days? This question is aligned with NGSS Performance Expectations 5-ESS2-1, Disciplinary Core idea ESS2.A, and 4-LS1-1 Disciplinary Core Idea LS1-A.
Using earthworms as an example, a relation between the atmosphere and the biosphere is identified.
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