10-15 min glue monsters demo
30-40 min alive or not alive card sorting and discussion
30-45 min create characteristics of life lists
The card sorting activity and initial creation of a list of the characteristics of life is done in pairs. These pairs will eventually merge in groups of 4 to compare, discuss, and revise their lists. The remainder of the discussion takes place as an entire class.
For the “glue monsters” demo, the teacher needs:
For the card sorting activity, each pair of students needs:
For developing a characteristics of life list, each class needs: