Animal riddle

Animal Riddles

Students will research an animal and create a riddle to showcase their knowledge and engage other students in the natural world.

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Cycle Stories

In this lesson, students tell the story of a scientific cycle by recreating the adventure of its "main character".

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Hibernation Hotel

In this lesson, students learn details about a specific animal’s hibernation and design a hotel room with everything the animal needs for a successful hibernation.

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Animal Interviews

Students research the characteristics, adaptations, and habitat of an animal and share their findings in a question and answer session with the animal.

Soil – Diary of a Worm Comic

Soil - Diary of a Worm

Students create a media campaign to educate about the layers, components, inhabitants, and benefits of soil.

Here’s to Your Health

Here's to Your Health

Students will research a health issue, write an essay, and transform their argument into a public service announcement.

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Create a Creature

Students apply what they have learned about animal characteristics and adaptation to create a new creature and introduce it to the scientific community.

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Animal Diaries

In this lesson, students write and design a diary for an animal to teach others about its unique physical characteristics and adaptations.

Fastballs, Free Throws and Physics

Fastballs, Free Throws and Physics

Students will create an animated video that showcases how physics concepts apply to their favorite sport.



Students will create an infographic poster to share knowledge and data about an issue they are studying.

Don’t Let the Earth Down

Don’t Let the Earth Down

Students will write persuasively on a conservation issue and create a public service announcement to promote their cause.

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Design a Polar Park

Students design enclosures for animals that live in the Arctic or Antarctic regions, to reflect what they have learned about animal habitats and characteristics.

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Fantastic Field Guides

In this lesson, students explore the plant and animal species where they live and design their own field guide to teach others about the species in this habitat.

Visit Our Solar System

Visit Our Solar System

Students will learn about the planets as they create a sample travel journal that explains what it would be like to visit one of the planets.

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How Does Your Garden Grow?

Students design a functional and beautiful garden for a particular audience, developing a scale model, determining costs and materials, and creating a guide explaining how to care for the garden.

Magical Metamorphosis – Butterfly Life Cycle Stories

Magical Metamorphosis

Students explore the life cycle of a butterfly as they write and illustrate stories that show the stages of a butterfly’s metamorphosis.

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Diary of a Snowflake

In this lesson, students create a 6-sided snowflake and write diary entries about its life.

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Healthier School Lunches

Students will learn about nutrition and create a sample menu for a week of healthy school lunches.

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Students design and create upcycled products using materials collected at home and school.

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Habitat Snow Globes

In this lesson, students design a snow globe highlighting a specific habitat, showing the plants, animals, and organisms found there.

Take a Tour of a Biome

Take a Tour of a Biome

Students learn about the five biomes through as they create a travel brochure.

Design a Rainforest Postcard

Design a Rainforest Postcard

Students develop a clear understanding of rainforest regions globally through research and the creation of postcards.

Animated Chemical Bonding

Animated Chemical Bonding

Students create animations to demonstrate understanding of a chemical process.

It's My Body

It's My Body

Students will create a multimedia report about the systems of the human body.

Eureka! I've got an Idea!

Eureka! I've got an Idea!

Students will learn about the value of scientific thinking as they study inventions and create a Web site about an inventor.

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