How the Eye Works Webquest

In this activity students will…eye wbqst picture

  • Learn the main parts of the eye and how they function
  • Have fun with an optical illusion
  • Learn about eye health and common vision problems
  • Compare human eye sight to other animals

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Student Links:

A. Movie: Eyes

B. Your Eyes Article

C. Diagram of the Eye

D.Experiments to Try

Experiments to Try

E. eye health

Pinkeye

Caring for Your Eyes

F. common vision problems

G. Eyes Quiz

H. Eagle Eyes

I. Animal Eyes

 

What Do Animals Need to Survive: Food, Water, Shelter? Research to Find Out

research animal needs coverWhat things do animals need?

Food, water, shelter, protection from predators?

Research the needs of a particular animal species

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Student Links:

Organism Menu

http://animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu/

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/

http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/search

MANY REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS FOUND HERE: http://www.dnr.state.oh.us/Home/species_a_to_z/AZReptilesandAmphibians/tabid/17914/Default.aspx

Research Trophic Levels to Construct a Forest Ecosystem Food Pyramid

Research:  Trophic Levelsfood pyramid

Identify:  Biotic & Abiotic Factors of an Ecosystem

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Student Links:

Organism Menu – accessed through the WayBack Machine (Internet Archive) – all links work!

Ecology Vocabulary Quizlet

Video: Introduction/Review of Food Chains and Energy Pyramids

blank pyramid for web activity

Learn About More Food Web Activities

Virtual Pond Dip – A Webquest on Microscopic Protists and Animals

Learn about… pond dip

Protists and microscopic animals

Develop…

Digital literacy skills

Learn More about this Product:  Virtual Pond Dip

Student Links:

A. Algae

Virtual Pond Dip

B. Virtual Pond Dip

Stentor

C. Virtual Pond Dip

D. Virtual Pond Dip

E. Virtual Pond Dip

F. Virtual Pond Dip

G. Nematodes

Teachers, click here to learn about how to do a REAL pond dip lab to follow your virtual one.