Schoolyard safari ppt

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Science Journal

Name

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What do I know?

Students brainstorm and record their prior knowledge of minibeasts.

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In Our Schoolyard.Which animals do you think you will find in our schoolyard? Please circle.

snails spiders moths slugscockroaches wasps

earthworms grasshoppers mosquitoes ants cricketssilverfish

slaters cicadas beetles millipedes butterfliesflies

dragonflies centipedes ladybirds birds lizardsaphids

bees

Why do you think you will find these animals?

The school yard is a good habitat for the mini-beasts to live. There is lots of moist soil, many leaves, trees, flowers, holes and dark areas for them to live safely and provide them with food.

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In Our Schoolyard.Which animals do you think you will find in our schoolyard? Please circle.

snails spiders moths slugscockroaches wasps

earthworms grasshoppers mosquitoes ants cricketssilverfish

slaters cicadas beetles millipedes butterfliesflies

dragonflies centipedes ladybirds birds lizardsaphids

bees

Why do you think you will find these animals?

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Scanned maps drawn by teams while on safari.

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On the satellite map of our school yard, mark where you found each animal. Use a different coloured

mark for each different animal. Record your Legend.

LEGEND

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Our Schoolyard.

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1. How many different kinds of small animals did you find?

2. Which animals did you see lots of?

3. What were the animals doing as you watched them?

4. Were any animals difficult to see?

5. Did any team find an animal that other teams didn't?

Discussion

Our team found ______ different kinds of animals.

We saw lots of ____________.

The animals were ____________ while we were watching them.

The ___________ were hard to see because

All teams found the same kinds of animals.

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Earthworms

Snails

Ants

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Wordle Example

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Sketches:EarthwormSnail Antbefore researching.

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Sketches:EarthwormSnail Antafter researching.

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The Earthworm:

anus:opening for waste

clitellum:enlarged part that contains the eggsmouth

paired setae:tiny hairs

prostomium:tiny flap at front of mouth

segment:divisons of the body

castings: waste product

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The Ant:

abdomen:segmented tail of the ant

thorax:chest area

antennae:sense organs

compound eye:hexagonal shaped eyes

head

jointed legpetiole:small lump betweenabdomen and thorax

mandibles:jaws to chew food

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The Snail:eyespots:eyes at the tipof the tentacles

foot:soft muscular partto help movement

shell:hard spiral protective covering

head

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