Title: Ecosystems and their food chains
Educreations Web Address URL:
[SC2015] (5) 9: Construct an illustration to explain how plants use light energy to convert
carbon dioxide and water into a storable fuel, carbohydrates, and a waste
product, oxygen, during the process of photosynthesis.Digital Tool Description: Student will use educreations app to create a small powerpoint type presentation describing given ecosystems and the food chains within them. Student will include images of animals/food web, textual information presented neatly, and narration explaining the information in the presentation.
Title: Speaking of Habitats
Voki Web Address URL:
[SC2015] (3) 11: Construct an argument from evidence to explain the likelihood of an
organism's ability to survive when compared to the resources in a certain
habitat (e.g., freshwater organisms survive well, less well, or not at all in
saltwater; desert organisms survive well, less well, or not at all in
woodlands).Digital Tool Description: Voki enables users to express themselves in their own voice using a talking character/avatars. You can customize your Voki to look like you or take on the identity of people or characters… animals, monsters, etc. Your Voki can speak with your own voice, which is added via microphone, upload, or phone. In addition, Voki will create a voice for your avatars from the text you enter. Voki lives on your websit, blog, or social network profile. You will also be able to download it to most video supported phones.
Title: Life in a Plant’s World
BCC: Schools Science Clips- Life Cycles Web Address URL:
[SC2015] (4) 9: Examine evidence to support an argument that the internal and external
structures of plants (e.g., thorns, leaves, stems, roots, colored petals, xylem,
phloem) and animals (e.g., heart, stomach, lung, brain, skin) function to
support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.Digital Tool Description: This is an interactive game that helps students learn the parts and functions of a flower by taking it apart and putting it back together.
Title: Biomes of the World
National Geographic Biomes of the World Video Web Address URL:
[SC2015] (3) 14: Collect information from a variety of sources to describe climates in
different regions of the world.Digital Tool Description: National Geographic is a website that provides free maps, photos, videos, and articles about animals, the environment, cultures, history, and all the latest news on science topics. In this lesson, National Geographic will serve as a reference for students to get information on certain biomes of the world to make colorful posters to present to the class. They will focus their research on the habitat conditions in the biome that support plant and animal survival.
Title: Do You Remember the Life Cycle of a Butterfly?
ReadWriteThink Webbing Tool Web Address URL:
[SC2015] (3) 6: Create representations to explain the unique and diverse life cycles of
organisms other than humans (e.g., flowering plants, frogs, butterflies),
including commonalities such as birth, growth, reproduction, and death.Digital Tool Description: The ReadWriteThink Webbing Tool is a simple online brainstorming tool. In this activity, the Webbing Tool will be utilized to review the concept and vocabulary of a butterfly metamorphosis and life cycle.