Oceans & Sea Life: Week 1 (as a printable word document)
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Trip to library to gather books and materials relating to study.
Introduction to Oceans – Lesson Plan 1:
All activities on lesson plan, including locating nearest ocean, bay, etc.
Label Oceans on blank map and color
Ocean vocabulary – write in science notebooks:
Older children look through maps and atlases, finding each of the vocabulary words.
Introduction to making books – Brainstorm ideas – Books about:
Oceans or specific oceans
Marine animals or certain marine animal
Sea-related poetry or quotes, illustrated
Ant: Science Sheets 001, 002 – Grade 2
Tumblina: Science Sheets 001- Grade 2, & 003 – Grade 1
Lefty: Science Sheet 003 – Grade 1
(All from http://www.learningpage.com)
Review Oceans – See if they can remember where each is, and a little about each
What is a Fish? – Lesson Plan 2:
Vocabulary – write in science notebooks:
Using Fact Files from (http://www.learningpage.com) determine which are fish and color them.
Make graph from fact files, determining which are fish, mammals, birds, invertebrates, reptiles.
Learn the different parts of a fish, coloring the labeled printout
Fish Study Continued:
Review parts of fish by coloring and labeling 2nd printout
Fish Art – Go Fish
Ant: Science Sheets 003, 004 – Grade 3
Tumblina: Science Sheets 004, 005, 006, 007 – Grade 1
Lefty: Science Sheets 001, 002 – Grade K
Adopt a Sea Creature – Lesson Plan 3
All activities on lesson plan
Great White Shark
California Sea Lion
Northern Elephant Seal
Color Fact File Sheet of Animal Chosen
Make painting of animal chosen
Write or draw pictures of as many things you can think of that begin w/same letter as animal
Adopt a Sea Creature Continued
Make a lapbook or scrapbook page about your animal
Field Trip to Pier Aquarium – after church