Seashore and Tidepool Habitat (Biome) - Comprehensive Unit:
This unit introduces young children to the seashores and tidepools. As teachers, we know how much children are fascinated with real animals. So, we used photographs of live seashore critters. The photographs in this unit are from an award-winning photographer.
Unit Highlights Beginning reader eBook (At My Seashore) PowerPoint Seashore habitat information PowerPoint Graphing practiceOctopus craftHorseshoe Crab cycleIntroduction to food chainsSeashore bulletin boards - displays
PowerPoint – At My Seashore
This 15-page PowerPoint presentation includes simple text for beginning readers. The text and photos are from the previously published eBook: My World: At My Seashore.
PowerPoint – The Seashore Habitat
This PowerPoint introduces seashore and tidepool habitats. It introduces concepts such as: what is a seashore, what animals live at the seashore, horseshoe crab life cycle, food chains and other features of the seashores and tidepools. 13 pages.
7 full page color photos and information related to various tidepool animals. Also included is a color photo of a tidepool scenic, life cycle of a horseshoe crab, seashore food chain and seashore vocabulary words (for the PowerPoint presentation of the eBook: At My Seashore).
Large Tidepool Bulletin Board Display
This provides directions and materials for an art display approximately 3x5 feet.
• Create a tidepool habitat background from Kraft or construction paper. Included are suggestions for creating a bulletin board background showing an example of a tidepool scenic.
• Included are 9 colored photographs of tidepool animals to place on your display.
• Included are 9 colored photographs of tidepool animals with the animal’s name to place on your display.
• Option for the classroom to add their own art to the tidepool habitat background.
• Student use the best word to complete simple sentences about seashores.
• Students use the five senses [see, hear, taste, feel and smell] to complete simple sentences about seashores.
• Students color a seashore animal.
• Students count animals on a printout. They make a simple bar graph from the results.
• Children make an octopus art craft from simple household materials.
Meets State Standards for Science:
• Life cycles and adaptations of living things to their environment.
• Compare the ways living organisms depend on each other and on their environments - such as food chains.
• Help students develop informational science literacy skills.
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The bundled product includes this unit and 3 others habitat units.
Habitat Bundle Units (Biomes) - PreK – Grade 2
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