Science

Forces and Motion

Students will learn how to use and make a map of their citizen science Project Squirrel study area. Students will review descriptive animal movement words and directional words such as up, down, left, right, above, below, and next to. Students will make a map of their class’s squirrel study area and record the squirrel’s movement on the map.

Squirrels can be found in nearly every habitat on Earth.  They are omnivores and eat almost any type of food.  During this activity, students will supply a variety of foods for squirrels.  They will predict which food(s) the squirrels will prefer then observe and check their hypothesis. Bonus: Present your information on your classes poster at The Mountain Science Expo!

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Matter: Properties and Change

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Earth Systems, Structures and Processes

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Structures and Functions of Living Organisms

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