(4 Lesson Flex Class) Pokémon Science: Exploring Insects and Arachnids
Learn amazing facts about Arthropods (bugs) by comparing and contrasting their Pokemon counterparts! Students will also learn how to construct and use Venn Diagrams. Includes over 50 Pokemon from the popular anime series/game.
US Grade Kindergarten - 3
▬▬▬▬▬▬ COURSE SUMMARY ▬▬▬▬▬▬ Each week we will study a group of "bugs" that have some striking similarities to Pokémon characters. Students will practice comparing and contrasting creatures from the Arthopod phylum when reading/listening to descriptions about them, viewing pictures side-by-side, and watching video clips of insect behavior and life cycles. We will also learn how to create and use a Venn Diagram as a comparison tool. Students can design their own insect-like Pokémon, and...
▬▬▬▬▬▬ LEARNING OBJECTIVES ▬▬▬▬▬▬ By the end of the course, students should be able to: 🐝 Understand the the basics of biological classification systems, particularly Phylum Arthropoda. 🐝 Compare and contrast two similar creatures using a Venn Diagram. 🐝 Explain the behaviors and life cycles of several different insects and arachnids. 🐝 Describe the defining characteristics of insects, arachnids, and myriapods. 🐝 Explain why spiders, scorpions, centipedes, millipedes, and ticks are not technically insects - and how they are related to insects. 🐝 Describe the similarities and differences of their favorite "bug" Pokemon when compared with the real deal.
I am a certified science teacher in the state of Arizona, with more than a decade of experience teaching children.
A few handouts will be provided to print out for the homework project.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
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