What You’ll Receive
Why is a watermelon on the vine alive, but a watermelon smoothie is not?
Students learn to distinguish between living and non-living things.
- The bellringer presents photos and asks students to identify things that are alive.
- The video introduces a guitar-playing farmer who takes students to a country garden where some of their favorite foods originate.
- The PowerPoint presentation spells out the scientific characteristics required for something to be classified as a living thing.
- The worksheet challenges students to complete a graphic organizer and show what they have learned. Students will fill in pictures or words to demonstrate things that are alive and things that are not.