Biology

Objective: Study living organisms and all their wonders!

  1. Zoology:
    Study animals in books together.
    Choose one and draw a food chain or food web
    Classify the animal and study further those animals related.
    Learn about vertebrates and invertebrates.
    Research where in the world the animals can be found.
    Draw and label the body parts of different animals.
    Think about what makes each animal special.
    How is one different from another and how are they similar?
    Play with toy animals and make a pretend habitat for them.
    Choose an animal to imitate; move, sleep, eat, and live like them.
    More Resources:
    Interactive Website: Zoology
    Google Earth: Animal Quiz Sounds; Animals of the World;
    Printable: Zoological Society of Milwaukee Coloring Sheets
    Article: Endemic Animals Around the World
    Weekly Lesson Schedule: Introduction to Zoology
    Printable: Vertebrates and Invertebrates
    Interactive: What is a vertebrate?
    Printable: Dinosaurs
    Interactive: Paleontology
  2. Botany:
    Take walks and examine every plant and every tree and all their lovely parts
    Take pictures of different trees and learn more about them
    Collect leaves and compare them, watch them change
    Go on a plant treasure hunt for colors of the rainbow
    Paint/draw or fold flowers
    More Resources:
    Activity: Dissect a flower
    Google Earth: National Parks
    Website: The Life Cycle of a Plant
    Video: The World’s Most Spectacular Plants
    Video: Photosynthesis
    Video: What is Algae?
  3. Microorganisms
    Video: Microorganisms | The Dr. Binocs Show
    Video: Life in a Drop of Water
    Video: Bacteria, Viruses, and Fungi
    Article: All about micro-organisms
  4. Cells:
    Article: Guide to Teaching Kids About Cells
    Article: Curious Kids: what are cells made out of?
    Video: Cells for Kids
    Video: All About Cells and Cell Structure
    Video: Inside the Cell
    Video: Biology: Cell Structure
  5. Human body:
    Explore self and identify parts, functions, and systems of your body
    Ask questions about these human components
    Video: Human Body 101
    Video: Human digestive system
    Video: Human body organs for kids
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