Reflection: Trust and Respect Macro-Structures of Animals - Bi-Peds - Section 2: Active Observation and Investigation


It is super-important that you prepare a student to demonstrate these activities for the class. It can be very embarrassing for a child to be asked off-the-cuff, and the demonstrations may suffer as a result. I also, always, prep my class that this is a scientific observation and not a time to laugh or ridicule a fellow student. Without these explicit instructions, I find demonstrations of this type tend to become unmanageable with comments being thrown out, especially if you have a class clown.


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Macro-Structures of Animals - Bi-Peds

Unit 2: Animals Are Structures Too
Lesson 2 of 10

Objective: Students will understand how the macro-structure of a plant or animal supports its efficiency and survival.

Big Idea: Animals and plants have macro- and micro-structures that support their ability to survive.

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Science, diffusion, engineering, How do I develop a classroom culture that encourages classroom engagement and curiosity, Osmosis, structures, scientific drawing, animal, bone, cell
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