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teacher Prep

Lab sheet & activites

Class Movie

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Class Movie

Teacher Prep Movie

Lab Materials Needed

Blockey Koa Crate

from Kea STEMCrate

- 1 Springy Spring Scale per student

Student Lab Sheet

Survival Is in Our Genes: Genetics and the Environment Affect our Growth

Student Edition

(English/Spanish)

Teacher Edition

(English/Spanish)

From Molecules to Organisms MS-LS1-5:

Construct a scientific explanation based on evidence for how environmental and genetic factors influence the growth of organisms.

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

 Instruction day 1 (pages ):  Explore the Phenomenon

 Instruction day 2 (pages 133 - 134):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 3 (pages 135 - 136):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 4 (pages 137 - 138):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 5 (pages 139 - 140):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 6 (pages 141 - 142):  Read, write, and discuss

 Instruction day 7 (pages 143 - 144):  Read and discuss

 Instruction day 8 (pages 145 - 146):  Read, write, and discuss

 Instruction day 9 (pages 147 - 148):  Read, draw, and discuss

 Instruction day 10 (pages 149 - 150):  Read, draw, write, and discuss

 Instruction day 11 (pages 151 - 152):  Read, write, and discuss

 Instruction day 12 (pages 153 - 154):  Read, write, and discuss

 Instruction day 13 (pages 155 - 157):  Read, write, and discuss

 Instruction day 14 (page 158):  STEM Vocabulary

 Instruction day 15 (page 159):  Writing Workshop

Pacing Guide Word Color Key:   

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