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Lab Materials Needed

Blockey Koa Crate

from Kea STEMCrate

- 1 Springy Spring Scale per student

Student Lab Sheet

Animal Parenting: What Works, and Who Does it Best?

Student Edition

(English/Spanish)

Teacher Edition

(English/Spanish)

From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes MS-LS1-4:

Use argument based on empirical evidence and scientific reasoning to support an explanation for how characteristic animal behaviors affect the probability of successful reproduction.

Heredity: Inheritance and variation of  Traits MS-LS3-2:

Develop a model to describe why asexual reproduction results in offspring with identical genetic information and sexual reproduction results in offspring with genetic variation.

Pacing Guide: Recommended time to complete this unit - 1 month

 Instruction day 1 (pages ):  Explore the Phenomenon

 Instruction day 2 (pages 205 - 206):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 3 (pages 207 - 208):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 4 (pages 209 - 210):  Read, draw, and discuss

 Instruction day 5 (pages 211 - 212):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 6 (pages 213 - 214):  Read, chart, and discuss

 Instruction day 7 (pages 215 - 216):  Read, draw, and discuss

 Instruction day 8 (pages 217 - 218):  Read, write, and discuss

 Instruction day 9 (pages 219 - 220):  Read, draw, and discuss

 Instruction day 10 (pages 221 - 222):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 11 (pages 223 - 224):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 12 (page 225):  STEM Vocabulary

 Instruction day 13 (pages 226 - 228):  Hands on activity: Observe eagle parents (Lab Day 1)

 Instruction day 14 (pages 229 - 230):  Hands on activity: Observe eagle parents (Lab Day 2)

 Instruction day 15 (page 231):  Writing Workshop

Pacing Guide Word Color Key:   

                   Green words- Hands-on Activity      Black words- Book reading      Blue words: Revisit the Phenomenon