This is a science unit plan for 1st grade about different biomes/habitats and what the characteristics and adaptations are of the animals that live there. It is a technology based unit using resources like Nearpod, Adobe Spark, LMS, etc.Title Image: MathKnight -at- TAU, Nov. 11, 2015, Animals of Israel, CC-BY-SA-3.0
Ask the students general questions about inventions. Present the book "Pop! The Invention of Bubble Gum." Show the students other books about bubble gum. Generate enthusiasm for creating your own inventions. Make bubble gum from scratch using bubble gum making kit.
This resource gives a description of how Genius Hour could be implemented into the lower elementary grade K-2. It gives ISTE standards, mini-lesson for helping students choose a topic and complete their research. It has links for an exit ticket and rubric that can be used for lower elementary students. It also contains a reflection on what I have learned about Genius Hour in the Classroom.Resource Photo: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/
This unit walks students through the research process from pre-writing to publishing using cars as the topic, but it could be adapted for any basic research subject. The final project allows them to publish to the world creating an Adobe Express web page.Diagram of an Internal Combustion Piston Engine, By User:Wapcaplet - Own work, made with Blender, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=182044A modern assembly-line, By Marek Slusarczyk, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=116381370
Knowing when it’s okay to share personal information and when it’s not can be difficult. This video defines personal information and how to protect it in terms young children can understand.
The teacher will read But I Heard it on the Internet! by Toni Buzzeo to the class. Then, students, working in groups of three, will use the "Gizmo" criteria discussed in the book to evaluate three pre-selected websites. Students will then rank the websites as Good, Better, or Best and write statements to support their ranking choice using vocabulary from the Gizmo.
Lesson 1:Choose Animal research topicIntroduce World Book OnlineLesson 2Use Utah's Online Library to research animalLesson 3Introduce creating presentation in KeynoteLesson 4Create presentaton in KeynoteLesson 5Share presentations Thumbnail Photo by Glenn Carstens-Peters on Unsplash
This is the 3rd lesson in a unit where the students learn about a moment in history then create a geometric symbol as a quilt block representing that moment. Students will evaluate, select and extract information and fill in a graphic organizer on their topic. The unit outline is included as an attachment.
Students will list three or more types of evidence of prehistoric cultures that encouraged archaeologists to investigate the marshes around the Great Salt Lake. Students will also explain why it is important not to disturb archaeological remains.