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Classification Activity 3: Plant Classification (Grades 2-5)
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After learning about and observing the differences between flowering and nonflowering plants, students go outside and search for plants in schoolyard, keeping notes and drawings of their observations.

Subject:
Biology
Ecology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Encyclopedia of Life
Date Added:
11/16/2017
Kitchen Humanities: Quick Tomato Dinner
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In this 8th grade humanities lesson, students prepare Quick Tomato Dinner while refining their tasting skills. Students use sensory vocabulary to make observations about the ingredients in the recipe before, during, and after cooking.

Subject:
Arts and Humanities
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Kyle Cornforth
Date Added:
03/16/2020
Skillbuilder 1: Meet a Creature (Grades 2-5)
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Students practice making observations, describing physical characteristics of organisms, and interpreting information. In pairs, students sit back to back; one student describes a creature and the other draws based on the partner’s description.

Educators Guide for this unit:
http://education.eol.org/lesson_plans/2-5_ScienceSkills_BioblitzSkillbuilderOverview.pdf

Lessons in this unit:
Biodiversity Skillbuilder 1: Meet a Creature
Biodiversity Skillbuilder 2: ID That Bird!
Biodiversity Skillbuilder 3: How Diverse is Biodiversity?
Biodiversity Skillbuilder 4: Modeling Classification
Biodiversity Skillbuilder 5: ID Using a Dichotomous Key

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Encyclopedia of Life
Date Added:
11/22/2017