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Schoolyard Scavenger Hunt

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Title of Lesson:  Schoolyard Scavenger Hunt     

 Grade level: K-1st    Subject Area: Science   Subject Specific TEKS:

TEKS 01SC02:  ask questions about organisms, objects, and events observed in the natural world.

 Materials/Equipment:

list of items for scavenger hunt, pencils, magnifying glasses, binoculars

 Objective:

The student will discuss the importance of time outside in nature and understand the benefits of increased exposure to the natural world by participating in a scavenger hunt.

 Procedures:

Teacher role:

  • Explain what Green Hour means
  • Alert students to not disturb/destruct nature when doing the scavenger hunt.
  • Give directions to scavenger hunt and take class outside.
  • Engage in conversations with students about their discoveries.

Student role:

  • Choose a partner for the scavenger hunt.
  • Go on the scavenger hunt.
  • Give feedback about their discoveries – What was easy to find?  What was difficult to find?

 Product/Assessment/Evaluation:

student participation and feedback during scavenger hunt

Find the items below and write and check off : 1.    A leaf on the ground  2.    A twig longer than your thumb 3.    Signs of a spider 4.    An ant hill      5.    Plants in a sidewalk crack   6.    Insects in a sidewalk crack   7.    A bird or signs of a bird   8.    An interesting looking rock   9.    Signs of wind   10. Signs of Spring

 

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This sounds like a fun way of learning for the students!
17th April 2013 11:57am
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