Matter Sorter Game Teaching Strategies

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Use the Matter Sorter game along with the lesson plan to provide several ways of describing States of Matter to your students.  Also, think about when best to introduce the lesson or the game, accordi...

Invasion Differentiation Strategies

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The Invasion game can easily be differentiated for a variety of grade levels. We recommend allowing all students to independently explore the first portion of the game. Draw students’ attention to the...

Emphasizing Food Chain Vocabulary

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When teaching Food Chain vocabulary terms, the Connect Two strategy is an excellent way to get kids thinking! Traditionally, teachers ask for a sentence and definition for 10 new words, so there are n...

Food Chain Essential Questions

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How are animals and plants dependent on one another? How is energy transformed and transferred as it flows through the food chain? How does studying cycles help us to understand natural proc...

Close Knit Neighbors Essential Questions

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What are the components of an ecosystem and how do they interact with one another? Why is balance within an ecosystem essential for its sustainability? What are some benefits of a sustainable e...

Chronopticon Essential Questions

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How do the components of our Solar System move and interact with one another? How do the motions of Earth and our moon affect our lives? How does Earth's relationship to the sun affect our plan...

Blood Typing Essential Questions

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What are the different blood groups in the AB0 and Rh blood group systems? What antibodies and antigens occur in the blood of different blood types? How do you find out to which blood...

Build A Solar System Essential Questions

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Why are making inferences and generalizations and drawing conclusions important in understanding our world? How can creating models help us understand our world? How does playing the game relat...

Virtual Labs Tips and Tricks

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Navigating the Virtual Labs screen during the game interactive is simple! Here are some helpful hints that will allow your students to progress more quickly: - Click the orange arrows to advance fr...

Guts and Bolts Common Misconceptions

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Guts and Bolts game players should understand that the human body’s interconnected organ systems are much more complicated than that of Moby’s Robot. When labeling the heart, students should understan...