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Other

Description:

In this activity (on page 2 of the PDF), learners will pair up and take a notebook outdoors to a selected location to observe and record a list of living things that they see, writing descriptions of unknown species for identification later. After all teams have had a chance to explore the BioBlitz zone, they gather to go over everybody’s findings and make a master list. The duration of this activity can be lengthened to suit the needs of learners. Relates to the linked video, DragonflyTV GPS: Biodiversity.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

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Language:

English

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