Photo credit: PBS kids & WGBH Educational Foundation In Break it Down, students direct specific decomposers to specific food sources in the jungle, in order to make soil, that is rich in organic material.
Photo credit: Nessy Learning LLC Two Sounds of TH is a short video from Nessy that helps students understand the rules that TH has two different sounds, depending on whether the TH is at the beginning or the ending of a word.
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 […]
Photo credit: If you think you have what it takes to be a trivia master, play Know it All! This game asks trivia questions related to the following categories: English, Math, Reading, Science, & Social Studies. The first one to 1,000 points wins!
Photo credit: In Other Words is a game where the player is provided the letters of one word, and these need to be scrambled to form a new word. Sometimes it is as simple as swapping the first and last letter and bringing down the vowel, but don’t get stuck on that choice, as the […]
Photo credit: Click States is a game that students can play to learn about where the states and capitals are within the United States. They can also learn the nicknames of the states. Disclaimer: This game is only for review and beating a timer. It does not teach the information.
Photo credit: Coin Collector is a fun game for adding up a dollar in change. It has the feel of Mario Bros. There is $1.64 is blocks that can be hit. The player is provided an amount that they need to match, by hitting the correct coin combination. The counter adds as the coins are […]