This is an overview of the digestive system and how our nutrients are digested!
1. List the different nutrients
2. Identify organs in the digestive system and describe their function.
3. Identify which organs digest each of the nutrients and what enzymes are used.
What are the nutrients you would find on a food label?
When they are digested, what do they get broken down into?
What are the organs of the digestive system?
What enzymes are found in the digestive system? What, specifically, do they break down?
Where are the three nutrients each digested? Which enzymes are involved?
What are some disorders of the digestive system?
What are the role of probiotics in the digestive system?
What does it mean if someone is lactose intolerant and can’t eat dairy?
In this lesson, the students go on an expedition to The Natural History Museum and learn about organisms’ adaptations to their environment. The students discuss living and dead organisms’ biology and work alone to create their own biologically adapted animal.
Google Expeditions are immersive 360 degree photo stories designed for use in the classroom. For more see: https://www.google.com/edu/expeditions/
This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the origin and history of the Aztec civilization from their first settlement in Tenochtitlan to their fall by the Spaniard colonizers in 1519.
After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including a crossword, fill in the gaps, True or False exercises and a fun crossword. The text can be used for IGCSE and TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. This handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key included.
This Reading Comprehension worksheets can be assigned independently or they may be used to compliment #GoogleExpeditions related virtual trips.
These handouts are suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers.
After carefully reading each text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False exercises, crosswords, gap filling exercises, word searches, definitions match and speaking prompts . The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handouts can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Full Answer keys are included
Students will discover Santa’s home, workshop and sleigh. Students will be able to practice their observation and listening skills to engage in a class discussion across different subject matters. Students will count, identify shapes, identify colors, and learn about animals. The Expedition is designed to be read in order, as the content rhymes. Students will practice their rhyming skills with a worksheet. This lesson also includes a coloring and writing activity, as well as a science worksheet.
To download the lesson plan and activities, go here: https://goo.gl/nTbpqB
Why don’t you take your class to see the 7 New Wonders of the World? This is a great exercise for improving your students’ persuasive writing. Using the worksheet, students can take notes about the destinations they visit in preparation for creating a persuasive tourist brochure. Remember to provide your students with some key facts along the way, so that they can include these in their brochures.
The lesson plan contains the following content:
1. Lesson plan
2. Worksheet to be completed during the expedition
3. Travel brochure template with notes
4. Blank travel brochure for students
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An intro into the nervous system for 9th grade Biology.
1. List the different sections of the brain and describe their functions.
2. Describe the different types of neurons.
3. Label the different structures of a neuron.
4. Describe what happens in a synapse between two neurons.
5. Define neurotransmitter and describe their role in cell communication.
Starter article as stimulation for the topic, and worksheets for up to 4 different groups to work on.
Starter article gives details of a failed Arctic expedition with some literacy style short questions. Details of the task also given.
Groups then work on planning the individual elements of the expedition (When I used this the class had also studied diet - if you haven’t done this, that part could be omitted) on the relevant work sheets (I would recommend printing on A3).
A lesson plan that follows the 6E+S system of lesson plan designing. It can be used to teach ICT extensively or the history of Egypt, Africa, Middle East, The French Revolution, and Napoleon Bonaparte. It consists of 7 stages that use technology within.
The staff and pupils in a school have been snowbound after a heavy storm. A group of students and teachers decide to go out to search for help...
A short narrative which could be used for guided or shared reading or as a modelled text to highlight or teach different objectives (see teaching points below).
GRAMMAR: past tenses, including past perfect; fronted adverbials (lots of these, especially +ing verb starts); adjectives and adverbs for descriptive detail; connectives (contrast and time); relative clauses
PUNCTUATION: commas around clauses
STRUCTURE: paragraphing, including short paragraphs and sentences for dramatic effect; balance of action, dialogue and setting
CONTENT & THEME: adventure, rescue, overcoming fear; character; figurative language (simile, metaphor)
This package includes a Fact Sheet about Columbus, Pictures and Guidelines and Directions to make a book to document Columbus' expedition. Students will practice reading skills to find the info needed for their book and match it with the pictures. They will also practice their writing skills to summarize and rephrase the most important facts of Columbus' expedition. Cutting and pasting pictures will help them stay focused and engaged. This resource is suitable for ESL intermediate students aged 10 -13 and for social studies students in grade 4 to 6.
A fully resourced scheme of work titled 'Extreme Expedition' designed for years 7-9 (KS3). This unit of work focuses on the tropical rainforests of the world. Lessons focus on where tropical rainforests can be found, their characteristics, how plants and animals have adapted to the rainforest, the goods and services the rainforest provides, what impact deforestation is having and how Madagascar is trying to sustainably manage its rainforest. The lessons reflect the requirements for the EdExcel 1-9 GCSE. Each lesson objective is fully resourced with a PowerPoint presentation, worksheets, activity sheets and success criteria to ensure progress is tracked throughout the lesson, making it easy to set strengths and targets. Within this scheme there is also opportunity for assessment with a mid topic assessment focussed on graphical, numerical and statistical skills and tiered end of topic assessments. End of topic assessments are tiered to ensure all learners can access the questions and each is accompanied with a mark scheme and feedback sheet to ensure students are clear of their strengths and what their area for improvement is.
This word search is a great way to review the important terms and important persons of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The solution to the puzzle is included.
♦ Fort Mandan
♦ Louisiana Purchase
♦ Meriwether Lewis
♦ Thomas Jefferson
♦ William Clark