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Odyssey of Life, Part II -- The Unknown World

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(Gr. 7)
Objective
To construct a flipbook showing a microorganism a student has chosen.

Materials

Procedure

  1. Find information about the microorganism's life process.

  2. Watch the NOVA program, "Odyssey of Life: The Unknown World."

  3. Discuss the organism's shelter, mobility, and food.

  4. Discuss the benefits provided by or diseases caused by the microorganism

  5. Provide students with a sheet of paper, scissors, and color pencils and have them create a flipbook of their organism.

Assessment
Students will evaluate each others' flipbooks and the best book will be posted on the bulletin board.

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