ERIC Number: ED491254
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Mar
Challenging Science and Literacy Activities for K-9 Students - The Cricket Chronicles: Student Edition
Matthews, Catherine E.
Rowman & Littlefield Education
This is an extensive integrated unit of study focused on that common and familiar insect-the cricket. In this edition, students are provided with more than 30 activities on crickets, which will help them learn science content and skills including: (1) Taxonomy; (2) Anatomy; (3) Ecology; (4) Mark and recapture techniques for estimating population size; (5) Reading biological distribution maps; and (6) Caring for living organisms in the classroom. Many activities involve hands-on science investigations while other activities involve reading, writing, and using graphic organizers to compare crickets to kids and other insects. Learning logs are included to help students complete all activities.
Descriptors: Entomology, Ecology, Literacy, Hands on Science, Anatomy, Science Education, Science Activities, Instructional Materials
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
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