Identifying Living and Nonliving Things Target Audience: Kindergarten Jackie Pasanen and Kristy Seaver
Standard: Structure of Living Systems 0.4.1.1.2 Objectives: 1. Students will compare and contrast living and nonliving things. 2. Students will classify things as either living or nonliving.
A quick video to get you thinking.. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYefRAipuTw
Definitions of Living and Nonliving Living: anything that is or has ever been alive Nonliving: anything that is not now or ever been alive
How do you know if you are dead or alive? ·Living things partake in respiration ·Living things have the ability to reproduce ·Living things are capable of growing and developing ·Living things are responsive to their environment
Drag items into correct box. Living Things Nonliving Things
Image Dice Click on the Dice and say if the item is living or nonliving
Recap Now we know the differences between living and nonliving things and are able to classify them into their proper category.
Sources: www.usoe.k12.ut.us/curr/science/sciber00/7th/classify/living/2.htm For images... Google Search with images "cartoon (item)" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYefRAipuTw