Lesson Plan

Winter Track Mystery: SnowSchool Post-visit Activity

kids in snow

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Grade Level:
Third Grade-Seventh Grade
Subject:
Biology: Animals, Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Writing
Duration:
1.5 hrs.
Group Size:
Up to 36
Setting:
classroom
National/State Standards:
NGSS.SEP.2, NGSS.SEP.4, NGSS.SEP.6, NGSS.SEP.7, NGSS.SEP.8

Overview

Reinforce the lessons your students learned during SnowSchool at Craters of the Moon with the Winter Track Mystery. This activity calls upon information learned in both the classroom and field sessions of their visit to the monument.(CLASSROOM ACTIVITY)

Objective(s)

Students will use careful observation to identify and label multiple track sets in the track mystery diagram. They will then complete a series of questions based on their interpretation of the diagram using critical thinking and writing skills to support their answers.

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Procedure

Assessment

Participation in activity and completion of worksheet.

Park Connections

By the completion of this activity all students should know that the tracks they find in the snow are left by creatures that adapt to deal with winter conditions.