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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on adaptations that desert animals must make in order to survive in the harsh desert environment. Each student studies a certain creature and reports on specific adaptations it has made, and then a game is played to introduce students to these concepts. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. Students conduct research by sampling organisms in a nearby freshwater habitat to determine how an organism's behavior and adaptation relate to its habitat, and how freshwater habitats have different characteristics depending on whether water is still or moving. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science
 
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This Classroom Connectors lesson plan teaches students to identify ways in which plants and animals are affected by and respond to various environmental stimuli, including light, water, and gravity. The site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time required, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson. The Classroom Connectors address content with an activity approach while incorporating ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Biology
 
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This Classroom Connectors lesson plan teaches students the meaning of extinct and endangered, and explores the causes for extinction or endangered species status of animals living in the area. Goals, objectives, an outline, time needed, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson are provided. Classroom Connectors address content with an activity approach while incorporating themes necessary ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science
 
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This Classroom Connectors lesson plan teaches students about ways to protect endangered species, as well as the concept of carrying capacity and its importance for wildlife and people. This site provides goals, objectives, an outline, time needed, materials, activities, and closure ideas for the lesson. Classroom Connectors address content with an activity approach while incorporating themes necessary ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology
 
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This two part activity will allow students to investigate biological diversity in the area of their school. They will first prepare a taxonomic key to distinguish between the four insects or spiders that they have selected. All of the keys are combined and students then perform a transect study of a neighborhood field or school playing ground. Finally as a class students will compile a list of the ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Field activity
Subject: Biology, Ecology
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on recent dinosaur excavations in Argentina and why this is a good place to look for dinosaur fossils. Students read articles, conduct research, and complete worksheets to find out information about what is found in Argentina and why. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Geologic time, Paleontology
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on the science of paleontology, how scientists have made conclusions about the lives of dinosaurs, and the scientific techniques used for gathering information about dinosaurs. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Paleontology
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on a current controversary among scientists over whether dinosaurs were warm-blooded or cold-blooded. Students research both sides of the argument and then present a debate over this topic. It includes objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Biology, Paleontology
 
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This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on icebergs and water salinity, as well as the environment of the continent of Antarctica. Students research this area and do an experiment demonstrating the relationship between water salinity and ice floating or sinking in the ocean. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, ... Full description.
Grade level: Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Cryology, Ecology
 
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