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420 resources with the concept life cycles

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Darwin Inspired Learning: Ages 11-14

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Inspire young scientists to investigate the natural world, promote an understanding and excitement about how the environment works and how we affect it with four unit modules. Scholars investigate Darwin’s research into bees, consider...
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ScienceWeb Australia: Years 9-10

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Science Web Australia presents a collection of three units designed for English speaking high schoolers and utilizing resources available online. The first unit focuses on ecosystems, the second on plate tectonics, and the third on the...
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Our Universe

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A five-lesson unit introduces young astronomers to the current understanding of the universe. They learn about the evidence scientists use to support the Big Bang Theory, explore the life cycles of stars, and examine technologies that...
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 7-9, Unit 3

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Living things and ecosystems respond to and are affected by climate change. In this collection of four lessons, students learn about how researchers—now and in the past—have used plant lifecycle events to understand climate. Pupils...
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STEM: Elementary Inquiry

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Encourage scholars to investigate and think critically with a collection of 14 STEM lesson plans. The following inquiry-based lessons explore the concepts of life cycles of plants and animals, measurement, magnets, evaporation,...
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The Lion King—The Broadway Musical Study Guide

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Musicals have been adapted from stage plays, novels, and movies. With The Lion King, Disney transforms its animated film into show-stopping, live-action musical theatre. The guide Disney provides to accompany a study of the award-winning...
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Population Modeling

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are you Excelent with spread sheets? Video begins with an explanation of populations and life cycles of both plants and animals. Then it walks through how to model generations of a population by using a spreadsheet. It is the 15th in an...
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Hedgerows

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Hedgerows prevent soil erosion, capture pollutants running off fields, store carbon to help combat climate change, and provide homes for predators of many pest species. The biodiversity lesson begins with an activity that discusses why...
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Square Foot Fall Garden

For Teachers 1st Standards
First graders learn the basic needs of plants and identify geometric shapes while planting a fall garden. Combining math and science in one lesson, the resource guides kids through starting their class garden as they discover the...
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Rotting Away

For Teachers 2nd Standards
What happens at the end of a plant's life cycle? Show kids the natural way that plants show that they're decomposing, as well as the importance of compost, with a lesson about living organisms. After reading Log Cabin by Anne Schreiber,...
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Creating a Butterfly Garden and Habitat

For Teachers 1st - 4th
This complete set of instructions for creating your very own butterfly garden and habitat is so cool! With some seeds and the handy resources in this activity, you and your class will be able to determine which type of habitat is best...
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Life Cycle of Salmon

For Teachers 4th - 12th
After eight years of roaming in the ocean, salmon go back to the freshwater stream of their birth place to lay their own eggs. They jump, swim, and dive through obstacles to travel upstream. The salmon stop eating, lay their eggs, and...
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Study Jams! Gymnosperms: Seeds in Cones

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Two very hip teenagers walk through the forest collecting evergreen cones. One teaches the other about gymnosperms: cycads, ginkoes, gnetophytes, and conifers. He tries to convince his friend how amazing cones are, while she defends...
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A Whole Lotta Changin' Goin' On

For Teachers K - 2nd
Here's a fabulous lesson on the life cycle of a butterfly. Youngsters are able to identify and understand the four stages of life. They construct models of a caterpillar and write a sequence story about the life of a butterfly. This...
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The Thrush's Nest

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A gorgeous collection of slides follows the changes within the nest of a thrush over a month's time. Beginning with a single egg on March 15th, frequent photographs looking down into the nest are displayed. Finally, on April 14th, the...
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Butterflies, Butterflies, Butterflies

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Transform your class into a butterfly museum! Research different types of butterflies, their habitat, and life cycle. Interactive components such as PowerPoint presentations, Claymation movies, and webpages add pizzaz to the museum...
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Life Cycle of a Butterfly: Kidspiration

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders view a video about butterflies and recall its life cycle. They will also complete a Kidspiration slide show to illustrate the life cycle of a butterfly and study a word list of butterfly vocabulary to include in their...
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Butterfly Life Cycle

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Create colorful butterfly models that display the stages in a butterfly's life with young learners. They will identify the stages in a butterfly's life cycle. Then they will create a butterfly model, arranging the stages of a butterfly's...
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The Life Cycle of Butterflies, Day 2

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders extend their knowledge of life cycles to other animals. They demonstrate their understanding that at the beginning of an animal's life cycle, some young animals represent the adult while others do not. They will...
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Lesson Plan: Plant Life Cycles

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scientists view videos to watch the changes through the life cycle of a plant. Then they will germinate seeds on a sock and in a plastic bag. Finally, they answer questions about the sequence of plant growth and record changes in...
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Jeopardy: Science

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Need a science activity for a rainy day? This Jeopardy game is a perfect way to keep students entertained while they are stuck inside for recess. The five categories are: Things that Grow, Animals, Geology, Weather, and It's Electric....
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Brine Shrimp: Getting to Know a Salt Water Arthropod

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Gather small observations of arthropods. Using brine shrimp, pupils observe the life cycle of arthropods. Learners set up saltwater aquariums and observe the brine shrimp over a three-week period. To finish, they compare and contrast how...
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Chapter 2: Learning About Adolescence

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
 The Native American symbol, The Circle of Life, represents life's spiritual, physical, mental, and emotional well being. By way of deep discussion, and two games, the lesson uses the Circle of Life to explore the stages of maturity,...
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Call of the Wild: Grades K-4

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
The sound a frog makes lets people know what it's up to. A two-part lesson begins by discussing the life cycle of a frog and the individual stages with drawings. The second part has learners listen to the frogs' different sounds and what...