Looking for ways to use our online expeditions in your classroom?
We have developed dozens of lessons for 3rd to 8th grade students that are aligned to Common Core Anchor standards, and designed to be used with our online expeditions. Our lesson plans aligned to english and math Common Core Anchor standards will help you incorporate our online expeditions into your curriculum.
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Grade Level: 3rd – 7th Grades
Time: 30 minutes – 1 hour
Students will write and perform their own Pod Casts that explain the day’s events and news from their lives.
Grade Level: 5th-7th
Time: 2 90-minute periods
Objective: Students will better understand the history, culture and geography of a place the expedition team is visiting by making a travel brochure for a particular region.
Grade Level: 3rd -7th Grades
Time: 15-30 minutes
Students will increase their audio processing skills, and listen for comprehension and understanding. Students will draw connections between their lives and those of the adventurers.
Grade Level: 4th-7th
Time: 2 50-minute periods
Objective: Students will understand the natural predator-prey relationships that exist
inside a specific ecosystem. Students will also be able to place the animals and
relationships into natural, sequential order.
Time: 45 minutes
Objective: Students will understand what a cultural tradition is, how one is formed, and
what cultural events shape their personal lives. Students will understand the
importance of differences between different cultural traditions by taking pride in
their own family’s traditions.
Time: 60- 90 minutes
Objective: Students will better understand physical adaptations of certain animals, and how those adaptations increase the animal’s chances of survival.
Grade Level: 3rd-5th
Time: 90 minutes
Objective: Students will create a display of animals found in a specific ecosystem and be able to describe important details of that animal’s habitat, features, characteristics, and adaptations. The students will have to group animals according to their class and define similarities and differences between animals of the same class.
Grade Level: 2nd – 7th
Time: 15 minutes per day for the length of the adventure (though can be done in less)
Students will better understand the concept of bird migration through building a bird house to observe and record data within a given experiment.
Grade: 3rd -5th
Time: 45 minutes, plus research time
Objectives: Students will understand antonyms and how they’re used for binary comparison by researching an animal and making connections to themselves..