Teacher Appreciation Freebies Roundup
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Living things: Science and my first freebie!
We will begin our unit on "The Needs of Living Things" after Christmas break, but I like to start out the unit by talking about the differences between living and non-living things. While students think they are pretty good at identifying living and non-living things, the question I pose to students is, "How do you know?" I've come up with 4 simple questions for students to ask themselves when determining if something is living... Does it eat? Does it need air? Does it grow? Does it…
Yummy Plant Parts, Egg-cellent word work and Texas Symbols
Extension of plant unit: edible plant parts. Links to anchor chart, door/wall display craftivity (with free download). Thanks "First Grade Wizards" (Nina)!!
Food Chain Stacking Cups
animal photos via alamy snake via flickr cc: Matt Reinbold Awesome idea from Earth Mama's World: Food Chain game out of styrofoam cups! Just glue images on to your cups and write the name of the organism on the rim. Mix them up, have kids put them in order, and stack them! If you have older students, and are working with more complex wood webs, have kids stack cups in a pyramid shape, rather than nested.
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Chromosome Cutout Activity
This is a quick, 1 PAGE chromosome cutout and glue activity. Students will cut out two sister chromatids to show how a single chromosome replicates into a double chromosome. Students will identify the following terms: chromatid, sister chromatids, centromere, replication, and double vs. single ch...