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194 resources with the keyterm species

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The Unique Rain Forest

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore the unique Rain Forest. In this Rain Forest lesson, students watch a video about the dangers the Rain Forest faces. Students create a Rain Forest mobile. Students choose  plants or animals from the Rain Forest then write...
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Classification Practice-Animals

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use pictures of animals to make a classification system. In this classification lesson plan, students are given pictures of different animals. They create a classification system for the animals and identify what they have in...
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Virtual Lab

For Students 8th - 9th
In this virtual lab worksheet, students go to a given website and finding the lab title, complete the provided questions. Students analyze and conclude information about comparing hominoid skulls.
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A Close Look at Darwin's Finches

For Students 9th - 12th
In this evolution worksheet, students use Darwin's finches as an example of adaptive radiation. Students complete 2 short answer questions.
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Dichotomous Key

For Students 6th - 12th
In this species instructional activity, learners use a dichotomous key to identify the 8 different species of "Norns," a fictitious animal group.
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Comparison of Evolution Mechanism

For Students 8th - 10th
For this comparison of evolution worksheets, students read information about Lamarck's hypothesis of evolution and Darwin's hypothesis of evolution. Students then rate the scenarios given as either supportive of Lamarck's or Darwin's...
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Organizing Life

For Students 7th - 12th
In this taxonomy learning exercise, students learn about Linnaeus' system for classifying living things. Students complete 2 fill in the blank and 2 short answer questions based on what they read.
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Digging Into Science Lesson Plans

For Students 5th - 7th
In this biology worksheet, students identify and write the various species that are still present today. Then they define evolution using three words. Students also describe what a fossil is and give some examples related to a particular...
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Life Has A History

For Students 6th - 9th
In this biology worksheet, learners identify and match various classes of species found today. Then they explain why biodiversity exists today on earth and define evolution. Students also describe who a paleontologist is and what they do.
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Mollusk Matching

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students look carefully at shells and observe the differences between species and the names of common shells. Then they identify and complete a Mollusk Matching handout included in the lesson and write the letter of each shell in the...
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Teaching Kids about the Environment

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify the species of plants and animals found in an environment. They compare these findings to plant and animal species found in an unlike environment. Students acquire and compare soil samples from the two sites chosen.
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Peter Rabbit Meets Charles Darwin

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students start to think of evolution in terms of populations. The class follows a cartoon scenario of a rabbit population in which there is selection and change of gene frequency. They receive copies of the scenario or the whole thing...
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Warning: Endangered Animals!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research species of endangered animals around the world and complete a fact sheet. They write a script/storyboard using fact sheet information. They create a multimedia presentation to save an endangered species.
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Create a Creature

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students design, build, draw, or bake a creature of their choice and present to the class. They write a paper including the creature's habitat, method of getting energy, their creature as a producer or consumer, predator or prey species...
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Coral Reefs

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research an inhabitant of a Caribbean coral reef using a list of common organisms that live on or near it. Students then write a description of their organism and draw a picture or a 3-D model of it. Eventually they all work...
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Tag and Recapture

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders participate in an activity in which colored jelly beans represent fish in a lake--10 green jellybeans per "lake" representing tagged fish. They draw from the beans (fish) and record the number of tagged fish they draw...
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Biology and Conservation of Sea Turtles

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students observe a Powerpoint demonstration about sea turtles. In groups, they conduct simulated experiments in shrimp trawling by using candies in cups of water to represent sea animals. Using a spoon as a net, they examine the animals...
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The Great Jellybean Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore natural selection and its influence on the populations to fine tune traits and characteristics. The acquisition of traits developed out of need is examined through a game played in class.
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The Value of a Garden

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the history of taxonomy, the work of Carl Linnaeus, and the factors involved in the decline and extinction of a variety of botanical species.
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Biological Relationships - Coral Reef Memory Game and Chain Game

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students familiarize themselves with the interconnectedness of species within an ecosystem, and to use this knowledge to evaluate how the removal or decimation of one species can have far reaching effects.
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ESPN CRIB (Endangered Species Protected Now)

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students research the habitat of threatened and endangered species. They design habitat models for zoo exhibits. They examine causes for the extinction of different species. They present their findings and exhibit to classmates.
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Endangered Species: What Are They And How Can We Help Them?

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students research endangered species online and prepare a presentation identifying species, and the reasons why species are becoming endangered,
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PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SUCCESSION IN AMERICA'S FORESTS

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine forest organisms, features of some of the different types of forest, classify organisms based on the type of forest they come from, and explore how certain species are connected with other, particular species...
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Cardboard Tree and Endangered Animals Lesson

For Teachers K - 1st
Students create endangered animal figures and their habitats.