A New Zoo Exhibit. By Shelley Birch National University MAT 675. First Grade WebQuest Content Standard: Life Sciences. 2 . Plants and animals meet their needs in different ways. As a basis for understanding this concept:
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A New Zoo Exhibit
By Shelley Birch
2. Plants and animals meet their needs in different ways. As a basis for understanding this concept:
a. Students know different plants and animals inhabit different kinds of environments and have external features that help them thrive in different kinds of places.
b. Students know both plants and animals need water, animals need food, and plants need light.
The city of Lemon Grove has recently opened a brand new zoo. Currently it is still very small so they would like for you to help expand it. Because you are a successful zoologist, you have been asked to decide which new animal exhibit should be added to the Lemon Grove Zoo. The zoo keeper will need information from you. They will need to know the characteristics of your animal, the habitat your animal needs for a happy life, and what they need to eat in order to have a healthy diet.
You are zoologist that will be helping to expand the new Lemon Grove Zoo.
You and a partner will work together. You must choose any animal that is typically found in a zoo to become an expert upon. You will choose your animal from San Diego Zoo Kids.
You will learn about the characteristics, habitat, and diet of your animal. You will use the provided websites to find this information about your animal. You will have a provided recording sheet to take notes. It will be labeled with the following categories:
After your research is complete you will do a research report using the Digital Storytelling program- VoiceThread. You will draw pictures to go with
each slide using the software program-KidPix.
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provided recording sheet.
8. After your digital stroytelling project is done you will share this with your classmates