Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding Getting Ready to Play Fox and Quail - Section 1: Engage


The QR reader on the iPad is such an engaging piece of technology. When it comes to spending time researching and reading in the middle of the afternoon, fourth graders attention spans are often shot. So I am always looking for a fun way to make the informational text more exciting. Keeping the QR code content a secret gave this activity a fun little twist. T 

  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: The Fun of a QR Code
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Getting Ready to Play Fox and Quail

Unit 7: Animals: Structures and Processess
Lesson 10 of 13

Objective: Students study how specialized senses and adaptations help animals survive.

Big Idea: In this lesson, students use a mystery QR code to lead them to understand how a specific animal has specialized senses and adaptations that help it respond when hunting or fleeing.

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Science, game, ourdoor activity, adaptation, structures, adaptations of animals, animal
  65 minutes
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