Diversity of Living Things

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Portage & Main Press, Jan 1, 2001 - Biology - 108 pages
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The lessons in this module introduce students to the classification system for living things. Students investigate the animal, plant, fungus, protest, and moneran kingdoms, to observe, identify, compare, and classify various living things. As well, they explore the field of archaeology through a study of fossils.Also included:* Materials lists; * Activity descriptions;* Questioning techniques; * Activity centre and extension ideas;* Assessment suggestions;* Activity sheets and visuals. The module offers a detailed introduction to the Hands-On Science program (guiding principles, implementation guidelines, an overview of the skills that young students use and develop during scientific inquiry), a list of children's books and websites related to the science topics introduced, and a classroom assessment plan with record-keeping templates.
 

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Contents

Introduction to Classification
26
The Animal Kingdom
30
Comparing and Contrasting Animals
42
Investigating an Arthropod Colony
50
The Plant Kingdom
59
Adaptations
63
Fungus
72
Pond Study
76
Bacteria
88
Fossils
92
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About the author (2001)

Jennifer Lawson, PhD, is the originator and senior author of the Hands-On series in all subject areas. Jennifer is a former classroom teacher, resource/special education teacher, consultant, and principal. She now teaches in the Faculty of Education at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

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