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WORM-N-AROUND


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PROJECT PROFILE
-learn to research by using the internet, library and experiments
-learn to write information found from our research
-share information found in research with other homeschoolers
LEARNING OBJECTIVES
-use the internet to explore worm information
-go to library and research worm information
-explore the worm with hands on dissection
-learn 5 senses of a worm by using experiments
-exchange experiment data with other students
-students will write their own data and conclusion sheets
-students will write their own report on earthworms
CLASSROOM IMPLEMENTATION
-two students for one computer
-students will use computer together
-books from library will be out for students to explore before class
-any handouts used will be ready before class
STUDENT WORK
-data from experiments will be shared with other homeschoolers
-report papers written by students will be posted on web site
STANDARDS AND BENCHMARKS
R-R2,3
R-F4,5,7
W-F1,4,6
1M-F2
2M-F1,2,3,4
2SC-F1,2,3
4SC-F1,2,,3,4,5
TECHNOLOGY PLAN
-one computer will be provided for two students
-computer will be in classroom at all times
-teacher will have web site on for students to explore
PROJECT LINKS

Dissecting the Earthworm
5 Worm Senses Lesson; keyword-earthworm
How to Make a Worm Farm Project
Worm Anatomy Digraph
Benefits of Worms to the Soil Information
Picture of Anterior Region of Dissected Earthworm
Picture of Middle Region of Dissected Earthworm
Collaborative Project: Bringing up Worms
All About Earthworms Web Site
The Adventures of Herman

YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION
info: contact Tiffany Hand 

 

LESSONS
Lesson 1
  • Read about earthworms. 
  • Do experiment on the 5 worm senses.


Lesson 2

  • Discover the anatomy of an earthworm. 
  • Dissect an earthworm or look at pictures of dissected worms.


Lesson 3

  • Do a collaborative project having to do with earthworms.
LITERATURE
Books
WORM-N-STUFF
Food
Songs
Wigwam
Worm activities
RELATED SITES
Links
ASK AN EXPERT
Links

 
I took the Savvy Cyber Teacher course in the Spring of 2001, created by the Stevens Institute of Technology. It was funded through the Alliance Plus Grant awarded by the US Dept. of Education and implemented by the "Think Tank". Supportive funding was provided from the Nadaburg School District.