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Living and Nonliving Things Teaching Resources

A collection of educational posters, PowerPoints, experiments, activities, and worksheets to use in the classroom when learning about living and nonliving things.
20 of 52 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments
  • Go to Living Things Need Energy lesson plan

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    Living Things Need Energy

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify why living things need energy.

    Teach Starter Publishing 36 pages Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Living Things Need Water lesson plan

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    Living Things Need Water

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate why living things need water.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Asking Questions About Living Things lesson plan

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    Asking Questions About Living Things

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify that small animals have different external features.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grade: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to The Very Hungry Caterpillar lesson plan

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    The Very Hungry Caterpillar

    An assessment task in which students will demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the external features of small animals.

    Teach Starter Publishing 10 pages Grade: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Living Things and Their External Features Unit Plan unit plan

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    Living Things and Their External Features Unit Plan

    This Biological Sciences unit covers a range of concepts relating to living things, such as their external features and the places in which their needs are met.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grade: 1 Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Let's Build an Earthworm House lesson plan

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    Let's Build an Earthworm House

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify that living things live in different places where their needs are met.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grade: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Astounding Ants lesson plan

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    Astounding Ants

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify the external features of an ant.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grade: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to What is the Same and What is Different? lesson plan

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    What is the Same and What is Different?

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will compare the external features of small animals.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grade: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to What Snacks Do Ants Prefer? lesson plan

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    What Snacks Do Ants Prefer?

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate which foods ants prefer to eat.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grade: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Amazing Tunnellers lesson plan

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    Amazing Tunnellers

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify the external features of an earthworm.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grade: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to What Did We Find On Our Playground Safari? lesson plan

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    What Did We Find On Our Playground Safari?

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will represent and communicate observations and ideas in a variety of ways.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grade: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to We're Going On a Playground Safari lesson plan

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    We're Going On a Playground Safari

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate the external features of small animals.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grade: 1 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Living Things Are All Around Us lesson plan

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    Living Things Are All Around Us

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will activate prior knowledge about living and non-living things.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Living Things and Their Needs Unit Plan

    This Science unit covers a range of concepts relating to the basic needs of living things.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 1 - 2 Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to What Do Living Things Need? lesson plan

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    What Do Living Things Need?

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify the four basic needs of living things.

    Teach Starter Publishing 64 pages Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Living or Non-Living? lesson plan

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    Living or Non-Living?

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify the features of living and non-living things.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Living Things Need Oxygen lesson plan

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    Living Things Need Oxygen

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify why living things need oxygen.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Balloon Rocket Experiment lesson plan

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    Balloon Rocket Experiment

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will investigate how energy makes things move.

    Teach Starter Publishing 44 pages Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
  • Go to Living Things Need Shelter lesson plan

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    Living Things Need Shelter

    A 60 minute lesson in which students will identify why living things need shelter.

    Teach Starter Publishing 35 pages Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet
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    Habitat Diorama - Assessment Task

    An inquiry-based assessment task in which students will demonstrate an understanding of the four basic needs for living things.

    Teach Starter Publishing 6 pages Grades: 1 - 2 60 mins Has Starter Sheet