Monday, March 5, 2012

4th Graders are Learning about Habitats!

As part of the BioBuddies program, Mrs. Stewart visited both 4th grade classrooms and taught students about habitats. Students played a game called Oh Deer in which they "became" deer in order to learn more about habitats! As part of the game, students identified food, water and shelter,as three essential components of habitats, and looked for them in thier "habitats" through roleplay! They also learned about natural variations in habitats and the importance of good habitats for animals. 
Here are the students roleplaying as deer!
Here is Mrs. Stewart discussing the changes in the "deer" population as a result of their habitats!
Here are students dilligently taking notes!

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