Reflection: Complex Tasks Life Cycles Lesson 3: Chicken & the Egg - Section 4: Explore


Giving my students the opportunity to explore a real egg instead of just diagraming and labeling parts definitely made the lesson more meaningful. Students got a hands on understanding of how all the parts work together in order to sustain life, and in the process, they gained a deeper understanding of the life cycle. 

  Using a model helped students understand
  Complex Tasks: Using a model helped students understand
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Life Cycles Lesson 3: Chicken & the Egg

Unit 12: Animal Life Cycles
Lesson 3 of 8

Objective: Use a model to investigate the life cycle of a bird, focusing on the unique role the egg plays in enabling the species to survive.

Big Idea: All organisms have unique and diverse life cycles but all have in common birth, growth, reproduction, and death.

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Science, models, investigation, egg, Graphic Organizer, life cycles, animal
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