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  • In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about marine mammals. Create a report that helps others understand what you have learned using a variety of resources. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Mammals of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • A three page glossary of common terms associated with the Internet. Includes an exercise to add additional words and definitions.
  • PowerPoint with Audio. Part of the Living on Planet Earth series. This presentation includes colorful images and illustrations to explain how plants have adapted to living in soils with high concentrations of minerals. These plants are growing near salt water, in irrigated fields and in soils containing volcanic rock.
  • PowerPoint with Audio. Part of the Living on Planet Earth series. This presentation includes colorful images and illustrations to explain how plants defend themselves against animal attack. It even describes why and how some plants eat animals! Plant Kingdom, Animal Relationships Part 2 of 2 units.
  • A puzzle, created from abcteach's Soil-Food Web, that helps students understand the relationship of soil, soil nutrients, microbes and food.
  • A small black and white poster illustrating the parts of water.
  • A small color poster illustrating the parts of water.
  • A set of vocabulary building tools and activities for words related to the Scientific Method. Includes word list, spelling practice or definition worksheet, word search in the shape of a telescope and a crossword puzzle.
  • In this writing assignment students are exposed to the elements of promotional script writing, then asked to create a 30 second script for T.V. or radio advertising a scent related product made from a plant. One of many focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing assignment students write a case study of a notable plant within their geographical region or local community. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing assignment students study an extinct plant species and discuss the affect it has had on a geographical area or a human community. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing assignment students investigate and write a case study of an endangered plant species and discuss the importance it has in their community. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Students create a single-paged informational flyer describing proper care of a specific plant. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Students create a single-paged sales and informational flyer for the sales, use and/or preservation of a plant product. This assignment encourages a deeper understanding of the value of plants to an economy or culture. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Students create a single-paged sales and informational flyer describing the qualities of a clothing product made from plant fibers. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing assignment students use their own ideas to define the abstract term defense in relation to plant survival strategies. One of many focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this writing activity students research and explain how banana fibers are used to create a variety of products. One of many focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this writing activity students describe how to prepare, cook and serve food from plants. One of many focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Writing and following directions are important skills to have when putting something together, repeating an experiment, or learning new techniques. This activity helps students describe how paper products are made from any number of plants and recycled plant products. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students communicate their ideas, observations and opinions regarding their favorite nature environment such as the woods, park or beach. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students explore opposing viewpoints and strengthens the ability to research topics and empathize with others. Argue for or against the irradiation of food to protect people against food-borne illnesses. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment asks students to consider the ecological impact of biofuels. One of many focused writing offerings based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing activity students will satisfy curiosity about fabrics made from plant fibers and create a report using a variety of resources. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing activity students will satisfy curiosity about how some plants grow from seed and create a report using a variety of resources. One of a series of focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations, in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • A two page text explains the history and science of the big bang theory and the reasons scientist consider it valid. Includes a vocabulary exercise of related scientific terms and a set of short answer questions.
  • Use your knowledge and research to solve this crossword puzzle about different wild animals.

  • Two printable cards with graphics for writing facts about water or evaporation.
  • You know what you weigh on Earth (even if it doesn't make you happy!!)--but what would you weigh on Mars? on Pluto? Students combine science and math in this fun gravity lab.
  • Use this worksheet to help students review the six kingdoms.
  • Fill in amphibian-themed sentences using words from a text box, then use those words to decipher a secret message.
  • What is the difference between enamel and dentine? How can you tell a molar from an incisor? What are they for? Learn these answers and more with this reading comprehension.
  • What causes cavities? How can they be prevented? Answers to these questions and more can be found in this fact-packed reading comprehension.
  • Step-by-step building of a catapult from craft sticks; this unit presents the elements of a science project (research, hypothesis, etc.) that can be used for this catapult experiment and applied for other science projects in the future.
  • Ten pages to help organize a science project.
  • A one page reading comprehension about the three methods by which things are invented and details of actual discoveries, with 4 pages of exercises.
  • A one page reading comp with four experiments for understanding air pressure, with completion and matching questions.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. Writing and following directions are important skills to have when putting something together, repeating an experiment, or learning new techniques. This activity helps students describe an animal behavior that helps it survive. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. A case study requires that you investigate and describe the experiences of one or a few in a way that helps your reader understand that there are many others in similar circumstances. Develop an understanding of the relationships between humans and animals. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Aquarium Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium".

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  • PLEASE check other areas of the site for more MIDDLE SCHOOL materials. Many materials are multi-aged. Check out the theme units and teaching extras, book units, etc.