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 […]
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 […]
Photo credit: Unknown source Research provides a solid way for students to learn about the systems of the body. As teams they can create a presentation to share what they learned with others. For the muscular system, they can use these guiding questions: What is its main function, and what other functions are provided?, What […]
Photo credit: The History Channel As students learn about the various systems of the body, I like to break up some of the work on packets with some small labs and with 4 episodes from the series titled Evolve from the History Channel. I like to show the episode titled “Skin” when students learn about […]
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Photo credit: DepositPhotos This Kahoot provides an opportunity for students to review the different forms of energy, and how one form of energy can transform into another.
Here is a weblink to an example of the type of energy booklet that this years 6th graders are creating: https://spark.adobe.com/page/JGrjNCXUCIcHC/ They are using pictures and their own words to answer the same four questions for all 9 forms of energy. Where does the energy come from (the answer is essentially the same for all […]
Photo credit: Best Physics Tuition Centre This Kahoot will help students review concepts related to electromagnetism.
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’ […]
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. […]