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Create A Creature

Create A Creature

Create a new creature based on the adaptations of existing creatures from the same biome.

Not Like The Others: Natural Disasters

Not Like The Others: Natural Disasters

Students will determine which type of natural disaster is not like the others.

The Pros and Cons of Producers and Consumers

The Pros and Cons of Producers and Consumers

Sure, students might know the difference between a producer and a consumer… but have they considered how they feel about each other? What, in a producer's opinion, are the pros and cons of a consumer?

Creating A Realistic Flower and Pollinator

Creating A Realistic Flower and Pollinator

Your students will create a new flower, designed to attract a specific pollinator.

The Tournament of Biomes

The Tournament of Biomes

Want to move beyond memorizing the characteristics of biomes? In this lesson, students work through a Tournament of Biomes, explaining which biome wins in each round (based on criteria you choose). In the end, they crown a 👑 Champion Biome!

Create A Civilization: The River

Create A Civilization: The River

The Nile, the Tigris, the Euphrates, the Seine, the Thames, and now... your river!

The Personalities of Rocks

The Personalities of Rocks

What would an igneous rock be like? Would it get along with a sedimentary rock? Could they handle the hot personality of a metamorphic rock?

Not Like The Others: Creatures of the Tundra

Not Like The Others: Creatures of the Tundra

Students will determine which creature of the tundra is not like the others.

Animal Adaptation Tournament

Animal Adaptation Tournament

Which animal has the most interesting, most valuable, or strangest adaptations?

Concept Attainment: Walnut vs Clouds

Concept Attainment: Walnut vs Clouds

Students will be working with examples and non-examples to arrive at the topic of living vs non-living things.

Concept Attainment: Hornet vs Tiger

Concept Attainment: Hornet vs Tiger

Students will be working with examples and non-examples to arrive at the topic of invertebrates vs vertebrates.

Notice, Wonder: Climber

Notice, Wonder: Climber

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Not Like The Others: Penguins

Not Like The Others: Penguins

Students will determine which type of penguin is not like the others.

How Renewable Is That Resource?

How Renewable Is That Resource?

Which resource is more renewable? And which is easier to find?

Plant Adaptation Tournament

Plant Adaptation Tournament

Who will win in a tournament of eight plants with Interesting adaptations!?

What’s In My Brain: Owl vs Eagle

What’s In My Brain: Owl vs Eagle

Students will be working with examples and non-examples to deduce the topic of nocturnal vs diurnal animals.

Precipitation Tournament

Precipitation Tournament

Eight types of precipitation battle it out in this tournament.

Notice, Wonder: Green Circles

Notice, Wonder: Green Circles

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Notice, Wonder: An Orange Thing

Notice, Wonder: An Orange Thing

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Notice, Wonder: The Cliff

Notice, Wonder: The Cliff

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Concept Attainment: Japan vs Jamaica

Concept Attainment: Japan vs Jamaica

Students will be working with examples and non-examples to deduce the topic of archipelagos.

Natural Disasters Tournament

Natural Disasters Tournament

Who will win the tournament of Natural Disasters!?

Not Like The Others: Types of Volcanoes

Not Like The Others: Types of Volcanoes

Which of these types of volcanoes is not like the others?

Notice, Wonder: Forest

Notice, Wonder: Forest

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Notice Wonder: Blood Falls

Notice Wonder: Blood Falls

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Notice, Wonder: Michael

Notice, Wonder: Michael

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Not Like The Others: Types of Rocks

Not Like The Others: Types of Rocks

Which of these rocks is not like the others?

Not Like The Others: Snakes of the Rainforest

Not Like The Others: Snakes of the Rainforest

Students will determine which snake of the rainforest is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: Birds of the Tropical Rainforest

Not Like The Others: Birds of the Tropical Rainforest

Which of these four birds is not like the others?

Notice, Wonder: Etna

Notice, Wonder: Etna

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Not Like The Others: Ants of the World!

Not Like The Others: Ants of the World!

Students will determine which type of ant is not like the others.

Not Like The Others: Rainforests

Not Like The Others: Rainforests

Which of these rainforests is not like the others?

Not Like The Others: Deserts

Not Like The Others: Deserts

Which of these deserts is not like the others?

Notice, Wonder – Critter

Notice, Wonder – Critter

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

What’s In My Brain: Crocodile vs Tree Frog

What’s In My Brain: Crocodile vs Tree Frog

Students will be working with examples and non-examples to deduce the topic of Reptiles vs Amphibians.

Not Like The Others: Flowers

Not Like The Others: Flowers

Students will determine which flower is not like the others.

What’s In My Brain: Coral vs Water Lilies

What’s In My Brain: Coral vs Water Lilies

Students will be working with examples and non-examples to deduce the topic of Saltwater vs Freshwater Organisms.

Notice, Wonder: Vortices

Notice, Wonder: Vortices

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Not Like The Others: Birds of the Desert

Not Like The Others: Birds of the Desert

Students will determine which desert bird is not like the others.

Notice, Wonder: Krzywy Las

Notice, Wonder: Krzywy Las

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

What’s In My Brain: Tree vs Tree

What’s In My Brain: Tree vs Tree

Students will be working with examples and non-examples to deduce the topic of Deciduous vs Coniferous.

What’s In My Brain: Narwhal vs Penguin

What’s In My Brain: Narwhal vs Penguin

Students will be working with examples and non-examples to deduce the topic of Arctic vs Antarctic.

Notice, Wonder: Silver Torch

Notice, Wonder: Silver Torch

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Notice, Wonder: Bloom

Notice, Wonder: Bloom

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Notice, Wonder: Scales

Notice, Wonder: Scales

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Notice, Wonder: Kuiseb

Notice, Wonder: Kuiseb

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Notice, Wonder: Witch’s Fingers

Notice, Wonder: Witch’s Fingers

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Notice, Wonder: Craters

Notice, Wonder: Craters

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Notice, Wonder: Butterball

Notice, Wonder: Butterball

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Notice, Wonder: Skylight

Notice, Wonder: Skylight

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Not Like The Others: Cephalopods

Not Like The Others: Cephalopods

Students will determine which cephalopod is not like the others.

Notice, Wonder: Barringer

Notice, Wonder: Barringer

A mysterious image. Slowly reveal it. Let your students wonder!

Not Like The Others: Rivers

Not Like The Others: Rivers

Students will determine which river is not like the others.