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Science - Life Cycles

Also see:
Plants: Flowers, Leaves & Trees
Birds: Ducks, Hatching,
Animals: Bats, Bears, Rabbits & Hares
Bugs: Ants, Bees, Spiders, Ladybugs, Mealworms, Slugs & Snails, Worms

abcteach: Life Cycles - http://abcteach.com/ If you are a member, abcteach has a lot of printables to use as learning objects. Just type in “life cycles” in the search box.

atoz teacher stuff: http://atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Life_Cycles/index.shtml Printables

Circle of Life - http://www.fi.edu/tfi/units/life/living/living.html A science site with lots of detailed information on several species

Compare Butterfly and Frog Life Cycles - http://www.learnnc.org/lessons/mhdobson12212004642 A 5 day lesson plan unit

Elementary School Students’ Understanding of Life Cycles - http://na-serv.did.gu.se/publist/pubfiler/EvaNy05.pdf A research paper published in 2005 analyzing what children understand and some recommendations for teachers. Consider this your p.d. for the week!

Enchanted Learning: Life Cycles - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/coloring/lifecycles.shtml Printables for lots of different species

eThemes: Life Cycles - http://www.emints.org/ethemes/resources/S00000167.shtml 16 links to life cycle learning materials. Another page they have titled K-2 Life Cycles can be found at http://www.emints.org/ethemes/resources/S00001848.shtml

Ideas: Life Cycles - http://www.ideas.wisconsin.edu/search_results.cfm?search=1&keywords=life%20cycles&rtype=1&match=phrase Each  link takes you to a different lesson/project idea. A couple of the links are not working.

Kids Konnect: Life Cycles - http://kidskonnect.com/LifeCycles/LifeCycleHome.html Great links with web quest ideas

Learning About Life Cycles - http://www.joelson.addr.com/learningaboutlifecycles.htm Choose from plants and animals - research pages designed for primary students

Life Cycle of Animals - http://esd.iu5.org/LessonPlans/LifeCycle/animals.htm Some brief learning objects

Life Cycle Sites - http://oswego.org/staff/cchamber/resources/lifecycle.cfm Online resources for different species

NatureGrid: Life Cycles - http://www.naturegrid.org.uk/qca/framework.html Some online teaching materials similar to web questing

NetVet: http://netvet.wustl.edu/ssi.htm You can search for any species of interest

Step by Step: Baby Animals - http://stepbystepcc.com/animals/babyanimals.html Integrating ideas

Teach the Children Well: Life Cycles - http://www.teachthechildrenwell.com/animals.html#cycle Great links!

Teaching and Learning Resources: Life Cycles - http://www.teachingandlearningresources.co.uk/learningscience4b5b.shtml A UK resource treasure – wonderful resources in PowerPoint, pdf or html whichever is your preference

List Serve Mailing - April 28, 2007