Grade 2: Understanding Life Systems
Growth and Changes in Animals Science Kit.
Call Number: TBD
Covers the following:
Strand A: STEM Skills and Connections
Strand B: Growth and Changes in Animals
In this kit, students investigate the physical characteristics of animals, and how they grow and change through their lives. Animal locomotion will be explored, as well as the effects that animals have on human society, and vice versa. This kit provides materials for five activities.
This lesson guides students through an exploration of animal differences, similarities, and environmental adaptations.
Teaching tips for teaching animal adaptations with PBS games and video clips. There are clips of teachers demonstrating how to teach certain concepts.
A guide that focuses on black bears. Five lesson plans are included with worksheets and discussion questions.
"A video that covers all the traits of mammals, fish, birds, amphibians, and reptiles. Various examples of each animal group are included, as well as fun facts about each group."
Teacher Resource Room, Floor 1, QL 668 .E2 B66 2002. Includes foam pieces of the model, English and French notes, and an activity card. You can also check out Science Models: Life Cycle of a Butterfly.
Bear on the Train
Teacher Resource Room, Floor 1, PS 8573.A916 B42 1999. Story kit. Includes the book by Julie Lawson, 1 activity card, 1 bear mask. In a plastic bag.