Living and Non-Living Organisms

Science                Kindergarten
Christie Reynolds   butler89287@students.reinhardt.edu
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GPS      SKL1.

SKL1. Students will sort living organisms and non-living materials into groups by observable physical attributes.

Recognize the difference between living organisms and nonliving materials



National Standards  

NS.K-4.3 LIFE SCIENCE

As a result of activities in grades K-4, all students should develop understanding of

·         The characteristics of organisms



NETS (Technology Standards)

 

1.      Creativity and Innovation

Student’s demonstrates creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.

a.       Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products , or process

 

2.      Research and Information Fluency

Students apply digital tools to gather evaluate, and use information.

         C. Evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks

 

Essential Question:  

How Living and Non-Living things alike and different?

 

Introduction and Directions:

Use the internet links provided to find the answers to the following Scavenger Hunt.

1.     What is a Living Organism?

2.   What is a Non-Living Organism?

3.     What is the difference between Living and Non-Living Organisms?

4.     What are some examples of a Living Organism?

5.     What are some examples of a Non-Living Organism?

6.    What is meant by once apart of a living Organism?

7.    What is some examples of a Non-Living Organism that once was apart of a Living Organism?

8.     What is meant by a Non-Living Organism that has never been a part of a Living Organism?

9.   What are some examples of a Non-Living Organism that has never been a part of a Living Organism?

10.Is a Duck a Living or Non-Living Organism?

Evaluation/Rubric:  

 

CATEGORY
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2
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Information Gathering
Accurate information taken from several sources in a systematic manner.
Accurate information taken from a couple of sources in a systematic manner.
Accurate information taken from a couple of sources but not systematically.
Information taken from only one source and/or information not accurate.
Data Collection
Data taken several times in a careful, reliable manner.
Data taken twice in a careful, reliable manner.
Data taken once in a careful, reliable manner.
Data not taken carefully OR not taken in a reliable manner.
Construction -Materials
Appropriate materials were selected and creatively modified in ways that made them even better.
Appropriate materials were selected and there was an attempt at creative modification to make them even better.
Appropriate materials were selected.
Inappropriate materials were selected and contributed to a product that performed poorly