September 3rd, 2021

High School Resource: Ancient Creature of the Deep

High School Resource Ancient Creature of the Deep This activity will have students learn about fossils and the evolution that certain species have taken over thousands of years. The students will compare the coelacanth to an eel, and a shark. They will be able to see the similarities and differences in all three creatures’ anatomy. […]

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January 26th, 2021

Middle School Resource: Living Fossils 

Middle School Resource Living Fossils  Students will: understand what is meant by the term living fossils; understand some possible reasons why these fossils have survived; and understand how to form a hypothesis and use scientific data to determine whether the hypothesis is accurate. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.MS.LS.4.1, S.MS.LS.4.2, S.MS.ESS.2.3 and more! Be sure […]

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February 26th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Digging Up Dinosaurs

Digging Up Dinosaurs In a pair of lessons by ReadWords, your students will explore concepts of summarizing, sequence, and detail using the text “Digging Up Dinosaurs” and other related resources. Related NY State Academic Standards: RI.K.1, RI.K.2, RI.K.3, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response […]

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