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69 resources with the concept researching animals

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Animal Diary

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a diary of an animal. In this creative writing lesson, students read the book Diary of a Worm and conduct a brief research session on their animal. Students fill in a template with facts and create an animal diary.
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Kangaroo Research

For Students 4th - 5th
Did you know that there are over a hundred species of kangaroos? After previewing kangaroo species, young researchers select one to use as the basis of illustrated report on this marsupial.
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Goat Research

For Students 4th - 5th
French-Alpine, Toggenburg, Saanen, Angoras, and Cashmeres. After a quick search of different breeds of goats, pupils select one breed to use as the subject of a research report in which they elaborate on such points as diet and domestic...
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Animal Care Facility

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students simulate caring for animals. In this animal care lesson plan, students role-play taking care of research animals at a laboratory.  Students write an animal care manual.
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Adventures in Nature: Animal Research

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders develop a presentation.  In this animal research lesson, 6th graders learn how to create a PowerPoint presentation and then use this knowledge to create a presentation on an animal of their choice.  They must include...
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Global and Environmental Issues: The Effects of a Changing Earth on Animals

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research animal habitats. In this environmental lesson, 3rd graders discover how animals adapt to environmental changes. After researching animals using the Internet, students construct a research paper.
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Lions and Tigers and Bears - Oh My!

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Research animals and develop a non-fiction presentation. Students will complete research on a particular animal and determine the animal's characteristics as well as habitat before choosing a differentiated project to present using the...
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Pandas, Flamingos and Blogs

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners use the computer to discover animals. In this animal lesson, students look at online webcams to view animals and write in a daily blog discussing what the animals are doing. They use either Pixie or PowerPoint to create an...
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Diary of a Wombat

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students create a diary entry from an animal's point of view. In this creative writing activity, students read the book Diary of a Wombat and conduct brief research on an animal of their choice. Students create a diary entry based upon...
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A Wild Family Album!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a scrapbook style family album for a selected animal. They complete an interactive Internet activity on research reports, fill out a graphic organizer, diagram a food web, and complete their scrapbook that includes...
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Cold and Warm Blooded Animals

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars research facts about a cold or warm-blooded animal in order to designa report either as PowerPoint or word processed document. They use online resources and insert images in to the report. They include the specified...
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Animals as Pets: Everything You Need to Know

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Students complete internet based research on pet care in order to prepare a written and oral presentation for the class. They examine the life span, environment, food and grooming of the pet they chose to research. They complete the...
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Power Point Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a multimedia animal research presentation based on the include criteria for both information and sideshow format. They follow directions on slide set-up from creating a slide to transitions and musical insertion.
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Homeschooling Lesson: Sea Turtles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write down the names of common turtles and observe pictures of various types. In this sea turtles lesson plan, students review names and features of these animals, label and draw a picture. Students research habitat, migration,...
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Animal Kingdom: Discovering Those We Live With

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students research different kinds of animals, answer short answer questions about them, and create animal summaries in groups. In this animals lesson plan, students list strengths and weaknesses of their animals.
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Sticklers

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore biology by participating in a habitat identification activity. For this sticklers lesson, students utilize land markers as part of an organism simulation in which they examine the habitat of a specific species. Students...
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The New Zoo

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore animal characteristics by researching the animals in a zoo. In this video documentary instructional activity, students view the local zoo and create a documentary about a single animal they found at the zoo. Students...
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Animals of China and in Asia

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students write an animal report. In this research lesson, students use varied reference materials to find information about animals that live in China and Asia. They write a report about an animal and complete extension activities such...
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What is Special About Me

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students compare and contrast the similarities and differences of the animals they see in photographs. In this animals lesson plan, students then research one of the animals on specific national websites and compare the physical features...
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Animal Research Paragraph

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate animals. In this animal research lesson, students choose an animal to research online and record facts from at least 3 types of resources. Students complete a webbing tool, write a paragraph, and use MS word or...
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Panther Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students research a website to learn about the Florida panther. In this animal research activity, students use the scavenger hunt directions to search a website about Florida panthers. Students also solve word puzzles within the activity.
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Animal Book Reports with a Twist

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners research animals. In this animal research lesson plan, students use Internet and print sources to research their selected animals and learn how to use the social bookmarking site Delicious to keep track of their resources....
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Fish

For Students 5th - 6th
In this animal research worksheet, students read 3 paragraphs about fish facts. Students then research fish and write an essay about fish.
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Introductory Animal Research

For Students 1st - 4th
In this introductory animal research worksheet, students cut out the 24 cards regarding types of animals, what they eat, where they live, the climate they live in, how they reproduce, and their impact on humans. The cards may be used to...