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  • This unit contains reading comprehensions, science experiments, graphing, creative activities, and much more, all related to the topic of hair.
  • This activity asks students to label the parts of a dolphin.
  • Students read a story about a typical day in one man's life, then isolate the over 20 uses of electricity, concluding by rewriting the story without electricity.
  • Assemble the skeleton and correctly label the parts.
  • What are joints? How do they work? This introduction includes a page of teaching suggestions.
  • What is the best thing that you can do if a hurricane is approaching? Learn about hurricane safety with this informative reading comprehension lesson.
  • "The best defense against a tornado is being prepared..." Learn about tornados with this informative reading comprehension.
  • Reading comprehension: the lives and work of queens, drones, and workers; the waggle dance; and other interesting honeybee facts.
  • What causes cavities? How can they be prevented? Answers to these questions and more can be found in this fact-packed reading comprehension.
  • Lined pages for recording facts, ideas, sources, materials, notes, experimental process notes (hypothesis, etc.). A great prompt tool.
  • Informative science-based reading comprehension.
  • Flowers help plants to reproduce.
  • 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.
  • Reading comp of the laws of forces and motion, illustrated, simple experiments, short response and completion questions, vocabulary crossword.
  • 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 existence of zoos. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings available in the Zoo Theme Unit.
  • In this paragraph and essay writing activity you will satisfy your curiosity about animal exhibit safety. 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 available in the Aquarium Theme Unit. See PowerPoint "A Visit to the Aquarium".
  • 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 the stages of growth of an animal species. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. This activity helps students compare and contrast animal subspecies. Based on the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series. Common Core- ELA - Reading for Informational Text -Integration of Knowledge and Ideas - Standards RI7 RI8 RI9

  • 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 asks students to consider the fishing line issues and offer a solution. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates of the Birds of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Paragraph and essay writing assignment for middle school, junior high and high school students. This activity helps students compare and contrast fish from different biomes. Check out Birds of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.ELA Standards RI7 RI8 RI9

  • Three page reading comp describing history of oiled bird rescue and the procedures and techniques used; multiple choice and short answer questions.
  • Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about amphibian order of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the PowerPoint presentation Amphibians of the Animal Kingdom found in the Theme Unit: Living on Planet Earth.
  • Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about a fish of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the PowerPoint presentation Fish of the Animal Kingdom found in the Theme Unit: Living on Planet Earth.
  • This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about reptile orders. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Reptiles of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about aquatic invertebrates of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about the wingless insects and bugs of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about aquatic invertebrates. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • This assignment develops basic research skills that provide background information for future writing or reports. This activity helps students learn about wingless insects and bugs. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Invertebrates of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Satisfy your curiosity and write your own ideas about an assigned topic. This activity helps students learn about aquatic birds of their choice. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Birds of the Animal Kingdom PowerPoint presentation found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • PowerPoint with Audio. Part of the Living on Planet Earth series. This presentation includes colorful images and illustrations that describe how plants make their own food through the process of photosynthesis. It also provides basic concepts as to how plants and animals breathe and obtain nutrition.
  • A matrix to help students organize research material for a report on an endangered animal. Use with abcteach Endangered Animal Research Report Form.
  • A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring five endangered mammals of Africa. Includes teacher's note, a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary and middle school students and a page of completion questions for elementary students. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
  • A puzzle, created from abcteach's Soil-Food Web, that helps students understand the relationship of soil, soil nutrients, microbes and food.
  • A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring four endangered mammals of Australia, plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of 7 short answer questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
  • A one page color illustrated fact sheet featuring five endangered fish of North America, plus a page of 6 discussion questions for upper elementary/middle school and a page of 7 short answer questions for elementary students. Also includes teacherís notes. Part of an abcteach series of fact sheets on endangered species.
  • A two page explanation of the scientific method with multiple choice and short answer questions and a writing prompt. abcteach The Scientific Method Vocabulary Set 2 may be useful with this reading comprehension.
  • Instructions for a science project of raising amphibians in an aquarium, with report form. Part of abcteach's Where We Find Science: Science in Water 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 thing derived from plants. One of many focused and fun creative writing offerings based on the Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations found in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
  • Use your knowledge and research to solve this crossword puzzle about different wild animals.

  • 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.

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