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Living at the North Pole

Students will need to figure out what they would need to survive at the North Pole for a year. Where would they live, what would they eat, and how they would stay warm.

Insects at Home

identify characteristics that allow members of a species to survive.

1. compare adaptive characteristics of species

Insect Survival – camouflage

The student will draw conclusions regarding the advantages of camouflage in nature; the student will also observe the consequences of environmental alteration, whether natural or man made, and the process of natural selection


The student will use problem solving techniques and critical thinking skills in order to construct and maintain a home specifically suited to his/ her insect pet

Living Things

The purpose of this unit is for first graders to learn about living things.