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28 resources with the keyterm living organisms

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Rotting Away

For Teachers 2nd Standards
What happens at the end of a plant's life cycle? Show kids the natural way that plants show that they're decomposing, as well as the importance of compost, with a lesson about living organisms. After reading Log Cabin by Anne Schreiber,...
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Sense of Place

For Teachers K
Explore the five senses with a kindergarten lesson on gardening. After taking a walk through the class garden, kids note what they see, hear, feel, taste, and smell, and then decide what is living in the garden versus what is not living....
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Clean it Up!

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Harness the power of bacteria. Scholars see how using organisms that exist in nature can help solve human problems in the process known as bioremediation. They research and discuss several successful examples, such as using oil-eating...
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Living and Non-Living Things in the Environment

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine living and non-living things and observe a plant growing in the classroom.  There are many additional resources to assist learning and extension work, they can read books, interact with PowerPoint presentations, and...
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Getting to Know the Ecosystems of Houston

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore and explain the ecosystems in the city of Houston. In this ecosystems lesson plan, 5th graders explain how living organisms depend on each other and use adaptive characteristics to survive.
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Living Things and the Environment

For Teachers 6th
Can a whale live in the desert? Different animals live in different habitats, 6th graders use a variety of sources to find out why. They read the book Whales Giants of the Deep, visit the National Geographic web site, and create a...
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Dig Into Soil

For Teachers K - 4th
Students discuss what is found in soil. In this science lesson, students observe the soil outside and write down information in regards to location, vegetation, and topography. Students experiment with the soil and its many properties...
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Soil, the Forgotten Resource

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students discuss soil understanding that is is often overlooked as a natural resource. In this science lesson, students recognize that we depend on it for energy in the form of foods. Students experiment with six boxes of soil to help in...
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Terrariums: A Look at the Living and Nonliving World

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine life in a terrarium and relate it to life in a larger environment. In this terrarium lesson, 3rd graders examine how living and non-living things work together by examining the changes in a terrarium. They make...
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Living & Non-Living

For Students 4th - 5th
In this living and non-living organisms worksheet, students read 5 informational signs and decide whether 10 objects or living or non-living and circle their answer underneath each one. Students participate in a scavenger hunt where they...
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It's Alive!! Or, Is It?

For Students 7th - 8th
In this cell worksheet, students complete 5 word scrambles and 8 true-false questions about the characteristics of living organisms and compounds found within cells.
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Paper Towers

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students have the opportunity to use model-building as a way to help comprehend the forces and phenomena at work in the world around them. They describe gravity as a universal force that pulls everything toward the center of the earth....
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What's In A Name?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of the binomial system of nomenclature for classifying organisms. Students travel on a field trip to observe organisms displayed and their common names. Students complete several classroom activities and...
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For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders use online tutorials, class discussion, presentations and scientific articles to explore types of cells along with cell structure, function and behavior. They explore ethical questions related to cells and disease.
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Assignment on Life Processes

For Students 8th
In this life processes worksheet, 8th graders create a children's book about the 7 functions of life that all living organisms have, complete with examples of living and non-living things.
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Living and Nonliving Organisms

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners view a PowerPoint about living and non living organisms. In this organism categorization lesson plan, students play a matching game on the PowerPoint.
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Viruses Quiz

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science activity, students will test their knowledge of viruses. Students answer ten multiple choice questions pertaining to virus characteristics.
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Classifying Living and Non-Living Objects

For Teachers K
Students investigate living organisms and define the properties of a living species.  In this life characteristic instructional activity, students examine plants in their class and discuss whether or not they are alive.  Students create...
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Living / Non-living

For Teachers 1st
First graders shoot photographs of living and non-living things. For this living and non-living organism lesson, 1st graders discuss the attributes of living things, take digital photographs of living and non-living things, and design a...
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Cells: The Units of Life

For Students 9th
In this biology worksheet on cells, 9th graders name who the first person was to use the word cell and describe in what materials this person saw cells. Then they determine what instrument uses light and two or more lenses to view cells.
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Investigating Local Ecosystems

For Teachers K - 2nd
Pupils investigate the habitats of local plants and animals. They explore some of the ways animals depend on plants and each other. Students observe living organisms in a local ecosystem and create detailed drawings and descriptions of...
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Monitoring Energy Expenditure

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students use heart rate monitors and complete a swimming and running test. These tests allow students to obtain personal data, to manipulate the data through calculations of various parameters, and to graphically represent the data.
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Living Organisms

For Teachers 1st
First graders investigate living things that are part of a class aquarium. They make observations and answer guided questions about each organism. Students read a Science textbook and engage in a class discussion about the content. Then...
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Living Organisms

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine pond water samples using hand lenses while working in small groups. They find specimens of living organisms in the water samples. Finally, the draw a picture of the organisms and label them using descriptive...