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3rd Grade Life Science Lesson - ETEC 450

Bookmarks for 3rd grade science lesson on NGIS Standard 3-LS4-3 with a focus on how animals have certain characteristics that help them thrive in their habitat. This would be the first of a series, and would focus on students researching/exporing the features of different habitats. Students would use resources to look at all kinds of habitats and pick one they would research more in depth. 


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  • DK Find Out! | Land Habitats
    DK Find Out! | Land Habitats (Reference Material)
    This site is a good place for students to explore what habitats they are interested in. The first page is a great... More
  • Kelp Forest and Rocky Subtidal Habitats
    This resource has lots of information of the animals of kelp forests, it is a more advanced text but is good to look at... More
  • Animals of the Forest
    Animals of the Forest (Open (Access) Journal-Article)
    This is another detailed resource, unlike the Kelp forest one it includes lots of pictures. I particularly liked how it... More
  • Giant Pandas: Into the Wild
    This game could be fun for students but I also like how it embeds knowledge about what pandas need to survive such as... More
  • Switch Zoo: Teach and Learn
    This website has a few different simulations but the two that I think would be most useful is the habitat maker and the... More
  • Glogster
    Glogster (Presentation)
    This site allows students to create moving, colorful, multi-dimensional posters that could show the knowledge they have... More
  • Exploring Habitats!
    Exploring Habitats! (Assessment Tool)
    This is a teacher resource. It gives ideas for a sample lesson on this topic in a Madeline Hunter format but most useful... More
  • Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST) Homepage
    This is the reference material I used to evaluate one of my sources for accessibility. I looked under the 'Our Work' tab... More