Type:

Interactive, Graphic Organizer/Worksheet, Unit

Description:

The contents of this file were developed as a continuum and this unit may take from five to ten weeks to complete depending upon the goals of the teacher and interests of the students. While some learning experiences may be used as stand-alone lessons, others build upon prior learning experiences. All materials for this unit must be obtained locally. This file should be used as a supplement to the Teachers' Manual.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

environments habitats classification ecosystems food chain

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0
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SCI.5.2.C: Science

collect information by detailed observations and accurate measuring;

SCI.5.2.D: Science

analyze and interpret information to construct reasonable explanations from direct (observable) and indirect (inferred) evidence;

SCI.5.3.A: Science

in all fields of science, analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using empirical evidence, logical reasoning, and experimental and observational testing, including examining all sides of scientific evidence of those scientific explanations, so as to encourage critical thinking by the student;

SCI.5.4.A: Science

collect, record, and analyze information using tools, including calculators, microscopes, cameras, computers, hand lenses, metric rulers, Celsius thermometers, prisms, mirrors, pan balances, triple beam balances, spring scales, graduated cylinders, beakers, hot plates, meter sticks, magnets, collecting nets, and notebooks; timing devices, including clocks and stopwatches; and materials to support observations of habitats or organisms such as terrariums and aquariums; and

SCI.5.9.A: Science

observe the way organisms live and survive in their ecosystem by interacting with the living and non-living elements;

SCI.7.5.C: Science

diagram the flow of energy through living systems, including food chains, food webs, and energy pyramids.

SCI.7.10.A: Science

observe and describe how different environments, including microhabitats in schoolyards and biomes, support different varieties of organisms;
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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of -0001-11-30.

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This resource received a 3* rating because it is part of Terrariums and Vivariums, which received a rating of 3-Exemplary in the Curriki Review System and which you can see here: http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_cabocesmst/TerrariumsandVivariums

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