Somewhere between third and fourth grade, students cover how animals adapt to their environments and what special characteristics they develop to enhance their survival. This is a wonderful time to use the internet to explore the amazing creatures that inhabit our world in all of their unique glory.
I put together a series of explorations for my lower school:
- Adaptations that help animals survive, laid out in an MS Word diagram
- An animal group (reptiles, mammals, amphibians, etc.) and their traits organized with an MS Word diagram
- A chapter summary to study for the test, organized into a table
Come back and visit the next three days and you’ll get all three of them. Or, sign up for an RSS feed and I’ll send it to you.
Jacqui Murray is the editor of a technology curriculum for K-fifth grade and creator of two technology training books for middle school. She is the author of Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy midshipman. She is webmaster for five blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, a columnist for Examiner.com, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, IMS tech expert, and a weekly contributor to Write Anything and Technology in Education. Currently, she’s working on a techno-thriller that should be ready this summer. Contact Jacqui at her writing office or her tech lab, Ask a Tech Teacher.