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Elementary Virtual Outreaches: Habitats (K-2)

Lesson plan information for elementary school virtual outreaches

Learning Objective(s)

  • Students will define the term "habitat."
  • Students will explain what an animal needs to survive in its habitat.

Standard(s)

Science Next Generation Sunshine State Standards

  • SC.K.L.14.3. Observe plants and animals, describe how they are alike and how they are different in the way they look and in the things they do.

  • SC.1.L.17.1. Through observation, recognize that all plants and animals, including humans, need the basic necessities of air, water, food, and space.

  • SC.2.L.17.2. Recognize and explain that living things are found all over Earth, but each is only able to live in habitats that meet its basic needs.

Essential Question(s)

  • What is a habitat?
  • What are some examples of habitats?
  • What does an animal need to survive in its habitat?

Key Vocabulary

  • habitat: the place or area where a plant or animal naturally lives and grows

Source: World Book Kids

Materials

For field trip craft:

  • paper
  • crayons

For extension activities (optional):

  • Computer with internet access for every student
  • Alvin Sherman Library card or E-Card to access the World Book Database

Extension Activities

Concentration: Hello, Anyone Home?

Available on World Book Early Learning
(Must have an NSU Alvin Sherman Library Card or E-Card to access)

Matching: Animal Homes

Available on World Book Early Learning
(Must have an NSU Alvin Sherman Library Card or E-Card to access)

True or False: Animal Homes

Available on World Book Early Learning
(Must have an NSU Alvin Sherman Library Card or E-Card to access)

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