If-Then Adventure Story: The 6th Extinction!

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Photo credit: applieddigitalskills.withgoogle.com Students create an If-Then Adventure Story, incorporating the benefits of plants & animals, and problems that are contributing the rapid extinction of organisms. Benefits of Plants & Animals Purify water & soil Used as a food source Medicine Used for work Provide oxygen to breath Keeps pests down Pollinate food crops Keep […]

Biomes Slideshow

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Students work in teams to create a Google slideshow to explain what a biome is and describe 4 types of biomes that we are likely to see at outdoor school (meadow, coniferous forest, deciduous forest, and wetland). Each student is responsible for at least one slide. All four biomes must be explained, with examples of […]

Animal Adventure Games

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Photo credit: PBS kids (& Kratt Brothers Company Ltd.) The Kratt Brothers have paired up with PBS kids to provide games for students, like Rhino Bowl, which help them learn about animal adaptations. Below are links to games for several different animals. Photo credit: PBS kids (& Kratt Brothers Company Ltd.) In Aardvark Town, students’ […]

Articles About Fusion, Plasma, & Magnetic Fields

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Photo credit: newsela Here are some articles to introduce students to the concepts of fusion, plasma, and magnetic fields. Students can select the reading difficulty level that best suits their abilities. Some articles also have a Spanish option. If not, Google Translate is an add-on that does a good job translating into many other languages. […]