Lesson details

Grade
3
Subject

Science

English Language Arts

Topic

Communication

Habitats affect the diversity of organisms

Science and Engineering Practices

Subtopic

Answer scientific questions, test predictions and develop explanations

Communicate ideas to others

Meaning and Context-Exlpore and create meaning through interactions

Meaning and Context-Participate in discussions

Science and engineering practices, processes scientific inquiry

Use mathematical thinking

phenomena, processes, and relationships

test devices or solutions

Recommended Technology: 
  1. Computer
  2. Smart Board
Other instructional materials or notes: 
  1. Two liter bottles with lids
  2. Seeds
  3. Soil
  4. Sand
  5. Rocks
  6. String
  7. Foil
  8. Popsicle sticks
  9. Small paper cups
  10. Glue
  11. Tape
  12. Scissors
  13. Jars
  14. Nets
  15. Water
  16. Worms
  17. Paper
  18. Pencil
  19. Markers/colored pencils

Biodome

Duration: 
Multiple days
Lesson type: 
Project Based Lesson
Lesson overview: 

The students will be working together in teams to create biodomes. They will be adding plants, animals, and decomposers to their biodomes. 

Essential Question: 

What is a biodome? What would a biodome contain for a local environment? 

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