Animals in Winter
This project is designed to help students understand how different animals prepare themselves for the winter season. Through research and inquiry, students will choose an animal that experiences winter and explore its adaptations and behaviors for survival during the colder
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Slide2HomeIntroduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Teachers Introduction • It's a crisp cool autumn day, the leaves have fallen from the trees and the smell of winter is in the air. Your job is to become an animal, an animal that is about to experience the cold winter! How will you prepare? What animal will you become? Its up to you to decide. Choose an animal, and then get started. You'll have to explore to find out what your animal does to prepare for, and live through winter.
Slide3HomeIntroduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Teachers Task Your task is to work in groups of 4 to create a similar story to The Bear Snores On . Each group member must pick one animal to study and find out more about. Especially what their animal does in winter (hibernate, migrate, or stay active). After each group member researches an animal, they come together to create a catchy title ( The Goose Flies On ) and pick which animal will be the main character in the story. Then create the plot of the story: about these animals all meeting up in the winter time. Which animal would be "Snoring On", which animal would bring the food and what food would they bring. Which animal would miss the party because they were migrating?
Slide4HomeIntroduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Teachers Process Decide what animal you want to become... Will you be a MIGRATORY ANIMAL, like the Monarch? then click on the link to Enchanted Learnings migratory animals, choose your animal and begin answering the questions. Or… Will you be a HIBERNATING ANIMAL, like the Brown Bear? then click on the link to Enchanted Learnings hibernating animals list, choose your animal and begin answering the questions. Or… Will you choose to research an animal you might see walking about in winter...go for it, choose to be a DEER, a SQUIRREL, or another animal of your choosing...go to the Enchanted Learning Hibernating page and choose an animal that is "Not a True Hibernator.“ Begin answering the questions. Animal Worksheet http://www.enchantedlearning.com/coloring/Hibernate.shtml http://www.enchantedlearning.com/coloring/migrate.shtml
Slide5HomeIntroduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Teachers Evaluation Review the Rubric to see how you will be scored.
Slide6HomeIntroduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Teachers Conclusion Congratulations, you did it! You became an animal in winter. Now when you see, or don't see your animal out and about in winter you'll know more about where they are hiding or going.
Slide7HomeIntroduction Task Process Evaluation Conclusion Teachers Teachers By completing this WebQuest, students have learned how to research, record and organize information. 2.5 The student will investigate and understand that living things are part of a system. Key concepts include b) an animal’s habitat includes adequate food, water, shelter or cover, and space; c) habitats change over time due to many influences 2.7 The student will investigate and understand that weather and seasonal changes affect plants, animals, and their surroundings. Key concepts include a) effects of weather and seasonal changes on the growth and behavior of living things