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Found 6 resources for the concept: Scientists base their ideas on evidence from the natural world

imageObserving Brine Shrimp
Students observe brine shrimp eggs, create an appropriate environment for their survival, and observe their growth.

Audience: 3-5

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Classroom activity

imageReconstruction
Students reconstruct sentences by reassembling the words that have been cut apart.

Audience: 3-5

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Classroom activity

imageCoping with Environmental Differences
Students will observe and conduct an experiment to see whether differences in salinity (the environment) have an affect on the hatching rate and survival of brine shrimp.

Audience: 3-5

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Classroom activity

imageDiversity Walk
In this lesson, students take a walk around the school grounds to discover the diversity of life that exists there.

Audience: 3-5

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Classroom activity

imageIt's All Relative
In this lesson, students find pictures of living things and arrange them in collages, categorizing them according to which they think are more closely related to which.

Audience: 3-5

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Classroom activity

imageUnderstanding Geologic Time
A web-based module in which students gain a basic understanding of geologic time, the evidence for events in Earth's history, relative and absolute dating techniques, and the significance of the Geologic Time Scale.

Audience: 3-5

Source: UC Museum of Paleontology

Resource type: Online activity or lab

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