Structures, Processes, and Interactions of Organisms

Structures, Processes, and Interactions of Organisms
Structures, Processes, and Interactions of Organisms
Structures, Processes, and Interactions of Organisms
Structures, Processes, and Interactions of Organisms
Structures, Processes, and Interactions of Organisms
Structures, Processes, and Interactions of Organisms
Structures, Processes, and Interactions of Organisms
Structures, Processes, and Interactions of Organisms
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This unit engages students in inquiry-based activities to help them gain a conceptual understanding of life cycles, animals benefits from living in groups, adaptations and natural selection. Many opportunities for data collection and analysis are embedded in the mini unit allowing teachers to integrate math standards. Aligned to Next Generation Science Standards. Appropriate for grades 3-5.

Activities Include:

Activity 1: Life Cycles: Students work cooperatively to figure out the life cycles of three different organisms.

Activity 2: Animal Groups Poster Reports: Student research different animals and learn about the groups they live in. After their research, they organize a poster to share. An optional grading rubric is included as well as an extension activity about humans and groups.

Activity 3: What Butterfly? Students examine environments and then create an insect that can camouflage well in the chosen environment. Class data is collected and analyzed.

Activity 4: Classifying Camouflage: This inquiry-based activity allows students to classify pictures and descriptions of animals based on the type of camouflage they use.

Activity 5: Butterfly Islands: In this activity students will simulate being birds and eating butterflies from different colored islands. Extensions to the idea of natural selection are made. Opportunities for data collection and analysis are included.

Activity 6: My Beak is Better Than Yours!: Students will test different “beaks” and their suitability for different food.

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Animals Bundle: Adaptations, Ecosystems, and Biomes

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3rd Grade Entire Year

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56 pages
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2 Weeks
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