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Animal Diaries

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Launch this lesson with Doreen Cronin's Diary of a Worm! Discuss the format and content of a diary, and ask learners if they've ever kept a diary before. Then, after an introductory discussion, have learners choose an insect or another...
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Is There Room for Everybody?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the capacity of animals able to live in one habitat. In this habitat lesson, 3rd graders play a game that shows the food chain and the interactions between animals in an area. Students discover that food is a major...
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Undersea Plant and Animal Life

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners study the various species found in and around oceans. They examine the variations in underwater life, determined by ocean depth. Afterward, they create dimensional relief boards of seascapes. In addition, they write a play about...
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Where Does Food Come From?

For Teachers Pre-K
Distinguish between food and non-food items. Recognize that food is obtained from both plant and animal sources. Identify sources for some common animal foods then construct a simple food path from the farm to the consumer.
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Hides That Reveal

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students explore the culture of Native American people, their homes, use of animal hides, history, and culture. They create a teepee and pelts to represent their researched tribe. Students share their researched information with their...
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Words, Words, Words

For Teachers 1st
First graders select an animal that he or she would like to know more about. They generate a series of questions for further study. The class explores sources of information and discusses different types of research.
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Responses to Changes in the Environment

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study ecosystems, and see how plants and animals must adapt to changes in their environment in order to survive. Pictures of the snow shoe hare in the winter and summer are shown. Learners determine that the change in...
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Classroom Critters Developing Our Writing Skills

For Teachers 2nd
Students investigate animals and how it adapts to its environment. They write notes and gather information on a chosen animal. After research is completed, students create a report about the animal's characteristics, appearance, food,...
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Watch Them Grow

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explore the growth of plants and animals. Through research and observation, students create a habitat for specific plans and animals. As a group, they examine the similarities and differences of living things. Students identify...
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Animals in the Media

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Sure to activate young minds, this resource asks learners to consider how media influences their personal points of view. Pupils examine how animals are portrayed in the media to understand why they feel the way they do about those...
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Odd One Out

For Students Pre-K - K
One of these animals is different, but which one is it? Pre-readers examine four sets of objects to determine and circle the one that is different. This isn't designed to trick your eye; scholars are looking for a horse standing amidst a...
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Animal Instincts

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the difference between studied behavior and instinct. In groups, 4th graders use website links to research information about a selected animal. They create a story about the life of their animal during the four...
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Animal Behavior - Why Do Dogs Drool?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore types of studied behavior animals acquire. Using a Smart Board file, students simulate rewarding a studied behavior. To further reinforce studied behaviors, middle schoolers play "Pavlov's Dog" on an internet...
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Animals and Engineering

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study animal classification and their interactions.  In this animals and engineering lesson students study animal communities and how engineers use this knowledge to create new technologies. 
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Preschool Coloring Sheet - Monkey

For Students Pre-K
What a fun picture to color! This learning exercise features a simple image of a cartoon monkey for preschoolers to enjoy coloring. The sight word monkey is included at the bottom of the page. 
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Preschool Coloring Page - Koala

For Students Pre-K
A darling image that any pre-schooler would love, this worksheet provides a simple and easy to color black line master copy of a koala. The word 'koala' is printed at the bottom of the page to help improve sight word recognition skills...
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Cats and Superstition: Fun Trivia Quiz

For Students 2nd - 6th
Answers to this quiz are very well cited, so if your class is studying Halloween, symbols, superstition, world cultures, or cats, it could spark spirited discussion about comparative traditions.
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Drawing of Animal Of Student's Choice

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students create a drawing of an animal, real or imagined. They develop their artistic skills and work to develop exhibition quality art. After observing magazine pictures, students choose what they will draw. They create a background for...
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Animals on the Farm

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars work in groups to create a description of a farm animal. Other classmates try to guess the animal. The class discusses what farmers need to provide for each animal on their farm (food, shelter, veterinary care). Students...
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Describing Animals

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
While a short review of animals and their classifications, this could be useful when discussing this topic in the classroom. There is a list of questions at the end to help review the main ideas. Reptiles, amphibians, and mammals are...
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Cell Structure

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study plant and animal cell components.  In this cell instructional activity students identify parts of a cell, view a PowerPoint presentation and diagram a cell. 
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Discovering the Wetlands!

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students name wetland plant and animal life.  For this ecosystem lesson students go birdwatching and interpret native plants through art. 
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Earth Lesson Plans

For Teachers 1st - 7th
Students gain understanding of how a fossil is formed and why they are so important.  In this fossil lesson students create their own fossils.
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The Loneliest Animals

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the different species that are headed towards extinction.  In this animal population lesson students compare the causes of extinction, research an endangered species and present an oral report.