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Life Cycle Learners
My students need an incubator, butterfly life cycle models, posters, books and a root-vue farm to experience life cycles first hand.
"What's that? What are clouds made of? Where do butterflies come from?" Children have so many questions about the world around them. Help me enable my students to observe the life cycle up close and personal, so I can help them answer their questions and introduce them to science.
I have a class of 20 students, an even mix of boys and girls.
I have students of all abilities and some English language learners. Our school of 500 students is located in Idaho. We are a Title 1 school with over 70% of our school population qualifying for free or reduced lunches.
These materials will allow my students to interact with the life cycle hands-on. With the incubator my students will be able to view chicks hatching, from the time we set the eggs to the embryo inside the egg as it grows, to when it hatches 21 days later. The butterfly poster, and other hands-on items will expand our current butterfly unit which will be taught in conjunction with the chicks to help my students make connections with 2 different animals. The plant items will culminate the unit. Students will grow plants in our classroom and draw connections between animal and plant life cycles.
These items will allow my students to interact with science, something that is being taught less and less in our schools.
Help me reach my students and allow them to experience these amazing parts of life hands-on.
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