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Lab Materials Needed

Blockey Koa Crate

from Kea STEMCrate

- 1 Springy Spring Scale per student

Student Lab Sheet

Sensory Receptors: How We Understand a Complex World

Student Edition

(English/Spanish)

Teacher Edition

(English/Spanish)

From Molecules to Organisms MS-LS1-8:

Sensory receptors respond to stimuli by sending messages to the brain for immediate behavior or storage as memories.

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

 Instruction day 1 (pages ):  Explore the Phenomenon

 Instruction day 2 (pages 105 - 106):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 3 (pages 107 - 108):  Read, draw, and discuss

 Instruction day 4 (pages 109 - 110):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 5 (pages 111 - 112):  Read, write, and discuss

 Instruction day 6 (pages 113 - 114):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 7 (pages 115 - 116):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 8 (pages 117 - 118):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 9 (pages 119 - 120):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 10 (pages 121 - 122):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 11 (pages 123 - 124):  Read, graph, and discuss

 Instruction day 12 (pages 125 - 126):  STEM Vocabulary

 Instruction day 13 (pages 127 - 130):  Hands on activity: Making Connections!

 Instruction day 14 (page 131):  Writing Workshop

Pacing Guide Word Color Key:   

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