Scientific Reasoning, Investigation, and Logic


Force, Motion, and Energy


Matter


Living Systems

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Students will use a variety of Internet sites to research classification and complete a crossword puzzle.
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Students will determine if facts about living organisms are true or false. This can be done whole-class with a SmartBoard or individually by students.
Inspiration template: Answer key:
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Studnets will use Inspiration to create a Tree Diagram detailing the characteristics of the different kingdoms.
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Students will use the Encyclopedia of Nature to study plant cells, cell structure, and photosynthesis.
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Students will use the Encyclopedia of Nature to learn about the 5 Kingdoms of Living Things and begin the process of classifying organisms based on their characteristics.
SMARTBOARD ACTIVITY:
Students sort a variety of animals into two categories.
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Students are given a scrambled graphic organizer containing examples and characteristics of the five different vertebrate categories. They need to unscramble the information and sort it into the correct categories. This can also be used as a SmartBoard activity.
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Lesson plan for Encyclopedia of Nature
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This is the classroom version of the Vertebrates Graphic Organizer for use when individual student computers are not available.
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Lesson plan for Encyclopedia of Nature


Interrelationships in Earth/Space Systems


Earth Patterns, Cycles, and Change


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