Animal Report Due on Thursday May 23rd
Unit - Classifying animals
Invertebrate vs vertebrate
Animals can be classified into two main groups - those with a backbone and those without.
Food chain - Food web
How living things can change
How do we classify flowering and non flowering plants?
Plants are classified into major groups such as those that produce seeds, and those like ferns and mosses that produce spores according to their physical characteristics.
Line of inquiry: what is classification?
Upcoming classwork- Bill Nye - classwork
How Do Plants bring Earth to Life
Describe structures in plants and their roles in food production, support, water, nutrient transport, and reproduction. Recognize that plants use energy from the sun, air, and water to make their own food.
(Depth of Knowledge 3)
Vocabulary: cone, budding, leaves, environment, flower, reproduce, germinate, nutrients, stem, roots, seed
Line of Inquiry: What are some plant structures? What is the cycle of life? What factors impact the growth of plants? How do plants reproduce?
Standards: Explain that stars can be different; some are smaller, some are larger, and some appear brighter than others; all except the Sun are so far away that they look like points of light. (DOK 3)Identify the Sun as a star that emits energy; some of it in the form of light. (DOK 2)
Investigate that the number of stars that can be seen through telescopes is dramatically greater than those seen by the unaided eye. (DOK 2)
Line of Inquiry: I can describe the properties of stars, including size, color, and brightness.
New Vocabulary words
sun, stars, light, radiant energy telescope, force, gravity, color