ANIMALS AND CRITICAL THINKING IN GRADE 2

How can studying an animal help people build a proper habitat for it?

Learning goal:  To understand that animals have distinct characteristics.  Animals have needs that must be met in order to survive.  Animals adapt to their environment.

by Jeff Finn

This resource is part of the STAO Connex inquiry and innovative practices collection.

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Human Experimentation: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

In the early days of the space race, agency researchers in Russia and at NASA really weren’t sure all what would happen to an astronaut in space. They didn’t know if a human mind could handle actually seeing Earth or what would happen to the human body when exposed to long periods of weightlessness. Continue reading

Why do our bodies age? – TED- Ed

 

 

Human bodies aren’t built for extreme aging: our capacity is set at about 90 years. But what does aging really mean, and how does it counteract the body’s efforts to stay alive? Monica Menesini details the nine physiological traits that play a central role in aging.

Lesson by Monica Menesini, animation by Cinematic.

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