This is Not an Alien Creature, Just a Weird Sea Slug That Devours So Much Algae it Can Photosynthesize
At first glance, this appears to be an other-worldly alien creature, but it's just a Costasiella kuroshimae, also known as a "Leaf Sheep". Unlike other sea slugs, the cartoon-like kuroshimae feeds on algae, and is one of the only animals in the world that can photosynthesize. In other words, they su
Teach vocabulary with trading cards! Students write the vocabulary word and draw a picture on the front. On the back they write "stats" about the word like its definition or how to use it in a sentence.
Food Chain War [printable card game]
I've seen loads of great food chain activities online. What possessed me to make my own? Well, truthfully, I've been itching to make some sort of war card game for ages. This seemed like the perfect opportunity. To set the stage for our activity, we read a few books. The Magic School Bus book provides great detail (and who doesn't love Ms. Frizzle?!?). Snap! is a wonderfully simple picture book that reminded me of "The Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly." It would be perfect for younger kids. When…
Arctic – Polar Region Food Web Activity
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