Create a pooter, or “bug vac” to gently collect and study small creepy crawlies.
Grades Covered: Pre through 10
Subject Covered: Life Science
Idea Sheets are cross-referenced to subjects listed in the Common Core, Next Generation Science Standards, and California Content Standards.
Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.||Next Generation Science Standards||Kindergarten||Life Science||From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
- Construct an argument with evidence that in a particular habitat some organisms can survive well, some survive less well, and some cannot survive at all.||Next Generation Science Standards||Grade 3||Life Science||Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
- Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction. ||Next Generation Science Standards||Grade 4||Life Science||From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
- Develop a model to describe the movement of matter among plants, animals, decomposers, & the environment. [Emphasis: the idea that matter that is not food (air, water, decomposed materials in soil) is changed by plants into matter that is food.]||Next Generation Science Standards||Grade 5||Life Science||Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics