Students will understand antonyms and how they’re used for binary comparison by researching an animal and making connections to themselves.
Students will better understand the concept of bird migration through building a bird house to observe and record data within a given experiment.
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.
Students will better understand physical adaptations of certain animals, and how those adaptations increase the animal’s chances of survival.
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.
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.
This 12 page introduction is designed to give teachers, parents, and other educators an overview of our educational programing, and ideas for using our online expeditions with elementary and middle school students.
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.
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.
This is the complete curriculum guide for the North American Odyssey including lesson plans, background information, and an introduction with information about how to get the most out of using the Wilderness Classroom with elementary and middle school students.