Worm Dissection

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  • CW/HW: Complete dissection slideshow due Tuesday (11/27) via Google Classroom.

  • DN: Grab a pair of googles. Place all personal items under the table. Tie long hair back.

Lesson Outline

5min Students complete the Do Now.

5min Teacher outlines safety procedures.

5min Teacher outlines dissection, photography, and slideshow procedures.

20min Students dissect worm, identify parts, photograph parts, and add them to a slideshow. (Goggles on at all times.)

5min Teacher outlines clean up procedures.

5min Collect materials. Clean up. Wrap up. (Goggles off only after everything is cleaned and put away.)

Cycling of Matter: Carbon and Human Activity

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  • HW: Bring Your Own Technology (Optional) for tomorrow’s worm dissection.

  • CW: Draw carbon cycle map before and after human activity.

  • DN: Take out a sheet of paper and clear table.

  • EQ: How does human activity change the Carbon Cycle?

Lesson Outline

5min Students complete the Do Now by clearing table and taking out a sheet of paper.

5min Teacher outlines procedures for Carbon Cycle Map activity and distributes dice.

10min Students run through Carbon Cycle activity without human activity.

5min Discussion on results of activity.

10min Students run through Carbon Cycle activity with human activity.

5min Discussion on results of activity.

5min< Collect materials. Clean up. Wrap up.

Cycling of Matter: Worms, Worms, Worms.

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  • HW: Study for tomorrow’s quiz on worms.

  • CW: Complete handout.

  • DN: Take assigned notebook and handout.

Resources

The Adventure of Herman Worms

Earthworm Online Activity Worksheet

Lesson Outline

5min Students complete the Do Now by taking their assigned Chromebook and handout.

5min Students got website. Teacher overviews instructions for worksheet.

20min Students navigate the website and answer questions on worksheet.

5min< Review answers as a class.

5min< Collect materials. Clean up. Wrap up.