Thursday, September 1, 2011

Flying Creatures, Lesson 1: What is Zoology?

Lesson 1: What is Zoology?

How We Implemented "Exploring Creation With Zoology 1: Flying Creatures of the Fifth Day," Lesson 1

Links will be updated as we add new blogs and web pages. This is not meant to be an exhaustive list, but an List of the activities, projects and resources that we actually used to complete the lesson (like a window into our science class!).

Please check back for web pages on key concepts, strategies and skills as I write them.

Key Concepts: binomial nomenclature, flight, habitats, instinct, extinction, variables, experiments
Key Strategies: using mnemonic devices, keeping a notebook
Key Skills: observation, forming and testing a hypothesis, collecting data, narration, notetaking, comparing and contrasting


(Includes links to corresponding blog posts and web pages, as we complete each part and blog on it)
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Additional Readings

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Activities, Experiments, & Projects

Experiments in Flight: Lift, Thrust & Drag

Showing and Telling:

  • "Fascinating Facts About Zoology" notetaking activity 
  • Oral narration and notebooking (daily)
  • Written Narration: "What Do You Remember?"
  • Notebook Activity: Habitats, Instinct, Extinction
  • Scripture copywork (manuscript and cursive)
  • Vocabulary Crossword

Strategies to Learn:

Experiments to Conduct:

 Things to Research:

Things to Create:

Other Things to Do:

Other Links and Internet Resources

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