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ArcticLive: science from the Arctic

ArcticLive: science from the Arctic

ArcticLive - Connect to the latest science from the frozen north XL Catlin Arctic Live, 1-10 May 2018 Come and join XL Catlin Arctic Live, a unique education event connecting classes globally to the UK Arctic Research Station on Svalbard. By signing up to the free live broadcasts, schools will have first-hand access to an extreme environment in the northernmost research community in the world. From the comfort of their classrooms, students can interact live with polar educators and the British science expedition team working on ocean plastics and ocean acidification in the Arctic. When and where: 1-10 May 2018 at the UK Arctic Research Station funded by NERC and managed by the British Antarctic Survey. Live sessions: Teachers can sign up to any of the 30 YouTube live broadcasts (age differentiated) streaming over five days, including: live science investigations interviews with marine scientists ‘Ask-Me-Anything’ with a polar educator Registration: It is free for teachers globally. Select the preferred session(s) by signing up at XL Catlin Arctic Live 2018. Teacher Guidance: The Arctic Live 2018 teacher guidance (PDF) provides instructions to connect, lesson ideas and links to engaging education resources. Join the conversation using #ArcticLive.
NERC
Literacy in science activities KS3/GCSE

Literacy in science activities KS3/GCSE

A selection of activities to support students literacy and increase their engagement in science. To be used in class, as homework or during tutor time for enrichment. the resources will help build a better understanding of science in the media and how the language of science was developed. This will support learners throughout their science career beyond A level
sophiemunday
Spiders Guinness Book of Records 2017 Comprehension KS2

Spiders Guinness Book of Records 2017 Comprehension KS2

Fascinating text about spiders (most venomous, smallest, largest webs, noisiest spider) from the Guinness World Records of 2017. Ideal for an English or Science lesson, whole class reading/guided reading, homework, tuition or intervention. The comprehension questions focus on assessment domains 2B (retrieval questions) and 2D (inferential questions). Includes flashcards of key words and phrases to help with explicit vocabulary teaching. The flashcards come with pictures drawn by a professional children’s illustrator, contextualised sentences, definitions from the Oxford dictionary, word origins, root words, prefixes, suffixes, synonyms, antonyms, word family, phrases/idioms and word classes.
benserghin
Camouflage: Animal Adaptations - PowerPoint and Activities

Camouflage: Animal Adaptations - PowerPoint and Activities

Learn all about camouflage with this dynamic and animated PPT presentation. It’s a nonfiction resource full of information, photos, illustrations, videos, and fun facts. The presentation is designed for teachers, students, and parents. When it’s over, challenge the kids with some higher-level thinking activities devised to hone problem-solving skills. It works extremely well as an independent reading resource for iPads, iPhones, tablets, etc. The presentation can be read or viewed as an animated digital book. In this informative and engaging PowerPoint presentation you and your children will learn all about… What adaptations are Physical and behavioral adaptations with detailed examples of each Camouflage as a physical adaptation Two purposes of camouflage (to hide while searching for food; to hide to escape from becoming food). How camouflage evolved depending on the type of animal and its habitat Furry mammals employ different types of camouflage than aquatic ones. Four main types of camouflage adaptations Blending in or concealing Coloration – fur, scales, feathers, skin, etc. o Some animals change coloring depending on the seasons o Some can change their coloring quickly depending on their surroundings (chameleons, octopus, etc.) Disruptive coloration – stripes, spots, patterns, etc. Disguise, or appear like something else (walking stick, leafy sea dragon) Mimicry, some animals mimic different or more dangerous animals (some nonpoisonous snakes look like poisonous ones, some moths have designs on their backs that look like large eyes, etc.) Interesting facts and much more When the presentation is over have your kids expand on what they’ve learned with three higher-level thinking activities. Please feel free to email me directly at r_nyg@yahoo.com if you need any assistance. The original cover photo is by Free-Photos on Pixabay and is in the Public Domain under a CC0 Creative Commons - Free for commercial use - No attribution required license. It can be found on Pixabay here - https://pixabay.com/en/animal-reptile-chameleon-lizard-691223/ The modified photo used for the cover is by werner22brigitte and can also be found on Pixabay in the Public Domain under a CC0 Creative Commons - Free for commercial use - No attribution required license. It can be found on Pixabay here - https://pixabay.com/en/animal-reptile-chameleon-lizard-3249231/
RyanNygrenRKN
Ecosystems (Rainforest) 10 lessons- SEN, ASD

Ecosystems (Rainforest) 10 lessons- SEN, ASD

This is a collection of 10 lessons I made for Science- Biology- Ecosystems (focusing on the rainforest). Including an assessment at the end. Brief overview: 1-Introduction to the rainforest- climate of the rainforest 2- Climate of the rainforest- the equator 3-Introduction to ecosystems- why animals and plants need each other 4- Food chains and food webs 5- Predators and prey of the rainforest 6-Animal adaptations 7-Plants of the rainforest 8-Plant adaptations 9-Animal research 10- End of topic assessment A brief SOW, including description of the lesson activities is included, all powerpoints for every lesson, objectives, and worksheets to go along with them. I’ve used symbol communication in all of the powerpoints and most worksheets to aid understanding for SEN & ASD students or students with low level literacy skills. This was originally made for a year 7 & 8 class, with Year 1, year 2 and year 3 levels in literacy, so the resources aren’t too wordy and what they need to do is made really clear.
SophieLR12
The Cookie Jar Forensic Science Mystery-The Crime Scenario

The Cookie Jar Forensic Science Mystery-The Crime Scenario

Welcome to The Cookie Jar Mystery An exciting adventure in the world of forensic science! The Cookie Jar Mystery is a fun, forensic science mini-course consisting of six separate modules designed to engage middle school students. In Mrs. Johnson’s classroom, a curious crime has taken place: her favorite cookie jar has been broken and not surprisingly, some of her delicious, homemade cookies have been eaten! As a scientist and teacher, Mrs. Johnson realizes that this unfortunate incident provides a “teachable moment”—an opportunity to teach students how to use the tools of forensic science, understand the crime, and find the guilty party! In The Cookie Jar Mystery, instructors and students participate in the investigation, aided by the clues and developments in the case revealed in the ongoing story of Mrs. Johnson’s classroom. Although every module moves students closer to a final conclusion and the guilty suspect, each module is fully self-contained, providing a complete science module/lab, all of the activities and assessments to support student understanding, and an engaging chapter in the story of the crime. Module Structure in Five Easy Steps: Teaching Forensic Science Overview: Easy classroom set-up, list of materials to acquire, background information for the teacher, and learning objectives. More to the Story: Engaging Students:A stand-alone, read-aloud “chapter” in the ongoing story of the middle-school crime: the breaking of Mrs. Johnson’s cookie jar, the theft of cookies, and the pursuit of justice. Hands-On Activities: Experiments that range from developing observation skills to fingerprint detection, understanding DNA and much, much more! Data Collection and Analysis: Students develop a working theory of the crime by recording their experimental data on handy,activity-related “case notes”, then discussing their findings with their fellow classroom “detectives.” Assessment, Standards, and Extensions: Strategies on how to assess student understanding, procedures and content of each learning activity are included. A standards correlation sheet clearly demonstrates how The Cookie Jar Mystery’s activities meet national standards in Science and ELA. Module extensions, resources, and additional reading are recommended in each module. Each module contains a glossary of terms introduced. To kick off the series in Module 1: The Crime Scenario, students are introduced to the classroom caper through discovery of clues at the re-created crime scene. Students learn about the steps of the investigation, observation, and the identities of the four suspects in question. Each lesson comes with a complete supply list and all the handouts for each activity. Many of the supplies needed are found in most classrooms, other can be found at science suppliers and your local grocery store.
fmdebritz
Charles Darwin Comprehension

Charles Darwin Comprehension

A comprehension activity on Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution including information on his voyage to the Galapagos islands and study of diversity in finches.
Pennine65
KS2 News Comprehension: Animal behaviour

KS2 News Comprehension: Animal behaviour

This lower KS2 comprehension looks at recent research into left- and right-handed cats and the predatory behaviour of the amazing Pelican Spider. These stories allow students to work on their reading and literacy skills while discovering more about this fascinating area of biological science. First News comprehensions are excellent for guided reading, SATS preparation, and improving critical literacy in the classroom. First News reading comprehensions use current event to make literacy relevant and exciting in the classroom. Each comprehension contains an article taken from First News, the award-winning weekly newspaper for children, and a selection of engaging questions written by education experts. **This is a First News Level One activity aimed at Lower KS2 (Years 3 and 4). Each week, First News creates three levels of literacy activities based on news stories: ** Level One for Lower KS2 (Y3 & Y4) Level Two for Upper KS2 (Y5 & Y6) Level Three for KS3.
FirstNews
Insect  Worksheet Freebie

Insect Worksheet Freebie

<strong>Insect Worksheet Freebie </strong> This download is a sample from my complete lesson on Insect Life Cycles This download includes 4 page worksheet and answer pages. If you liked this please have a look at the full lesson or even the Life Cycles Unit Bundle Thanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/member/Charleei">here</a></strong> <strong>Some of my other products:</strong> <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/six-science-lessons-products-bundle-pack-11147925"> Big Science Bundle Pack </a></strong> <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-space-workbook-11180019"> Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook </a></strong> <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/science-investigation-booklet-11146853"> Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit </a></strong>
TheGingerTeacher
Animal Life Cycles Complete Unit Lesson Bundle

Animal Life Cycles Complete Unit Lesson Bundle

<strong> Animal Life Cycles Complete Unit Lesson Bundle</strong> This download includes complete lesson plans and resources for 10 lessons on animal life cycles. The lessons focus on different types of life cycles and consolidating knowledge before comparing and discussing the life cycles. Included are 10 lesson plans for the whole unit of work, PowerPoints for each lesson, class activities and handouts. Brought all together and save 30% For a full preview of this bundle please see my Youtube Channel Thanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me here <strong>Some of my other products:</strong> <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/six-science-lessons-products-bundle-pack-11147925"> Big Science Bundle Pack </a></strong>. <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-space-workbook-11180019"> Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook </a></strong>. <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/science-investigation-booklet-11146853"> Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit </a></strong>.
TheGingerTeacher
Animal Life Cycles Complete Unit Lesson Plans

Animal Life Cycles Complete Unit Lesson Plans

<strong> Animal Life Cycles Complete Unit Lesson Plans</strong> This download includes complete lesson plans for 10 lessons on animal life cycles. The lessons focus on different types of life cycles and consolidating knowledge before comparing and discussing the life cycles. Included are 10 lesson plans for the whole unit of work. <strong>Please note: This purchase is just for the unit lesson plans! It does not include the resources for each lesson. Each individual lesson with complete resources is available in my store along with the whole unit as a bundle.</strong> Thanks for looking Please remember to leave feedback, for updates and promotions you can also follow me <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/member/Charleei">here</a></strong>. <strong>Some of my other products:</strong> <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/six-science-lessons-products-bundle-pack-11147925"> Big Science Bundle Pack </a></strong>. <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/-space-workbook-11180019"> Complete Space and the Solar System Workbook </a></strong>. <strong><a href=" https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/science-investigation-booklet-11146853"> Complete Dialogues and Play Scripts Writing Unit </a></strong>.
TheGingerTeacher