MS-LS3.B: Variation of Traits Lesson Plans

  • Worksheet
    Intro to Sponges
    Lesson Plan
     
    Worksheet
    Students will read and answer questions on a sponge's anatomy, physiology, reproduction and metabolism. Students will also color drawing for corresponding body parts.
    NGSS Standard
    MS-LS1-1 (Cell Types)
    MS-LS1-4 (Animal Plant Structures)
    MS-LS3-2 (Types of Reproduction)
     
    Published by Shannan Muskopf
  • Worksheet
    Intorduction to Paramecium
    Lesson Plan
     
    Worksheet
    An introductory protozoan worksheet for students to learn about a Paramecium. Students answer question about a Paramecium's 's anatomy, physiology, and metabolic processes. Students also color the organelles of an Paramecium.
    NGSS Standard
    MS-LS1-1 (Cell Types)
    MS-LS1-4 (Animal Plant Structures)
    MS-LS3-2 (Types of Reproduction)
     
    Published by Shannan Muskopf
  • Worksheet
    Arthropod Poetry
    Lesson Plan
     
    Worksheet
    Students read the rhymes about arthropods and predict which associated scientific term explain the rhyme.
    NGSS Standard
    MS-LS1-4 (Animal Plant Structures)
    MS-LS3-2 (Types of Reproduction)
    4-LS1-1 (Plant Animal Structures)
    3-LS1-1 (Life Cycles)
     
    Published by Shannan Muskopf
  • Lab Experiment
    Hydra Microscope Lab
    Lesson Plan
     
    Experiment
    Students will observe a living and a preserved hydra using a microscope. Students will then draw what they observe and label the parts. Third, students will touch the hydra and to see how the it reacts. Last, students add some food to the slide and maybe watch the hydra feed.
    NGSS Standard
    MS-LS1-1 (Cell Types)
    MS-LS3-2 (Types of Reproduction)
     
    Published by Shannan Muskopf
  • Lab Experiment
    Plants - Which sex is it?
    Lesson Plan
     
    Experiment
    Students should, when complete, be able to identify the parts of a flower and tell whether or not the flower has both male and female sex organs (perfect) or just one sex organ (imperfect).
    NGSS Standard
    MS-LS1-4 (Animal Plant Structures)
    MS-LS3-2 (Types of Reproduction)
     
    Published by Pamela Moy

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