From Brrr to Burrow using examples from organisms to help students solve problems in a relatable way. How do animals stay warm? Did you know there are many ways animals can keep their temperature the same? From Brrr to Burrow is a Science Unlocked Wonder level curriculum kit that is an exploration into thermoregulation for your budding biologist!
In this kit, your student will determine how animals stay warm in winter. Students will also discover why animals can live in extreme regions of the world. They will finish by design solutions to the human problem of being too cold by mimicking animals. From Brrr to Burrow comes with a full-color Student Curriculum Workbook and helpful Teacher Guide. An inquiry-based approaches fully engages students in the phenomenon of thermoregulation. Step-by-step instructions for all activities allow students independence in their learning, allowing teachers to assist rather than direct learning. This Wonder level kit will provide over 6 hours of learning, educating your student in the phenomenon of thermoregulation.
In this kit, the student will engage in these fun activities:
- Discover how a fat layer provides warmth to artic animals
- Test the impact of fur on animal warmth
- Determine the best shape and size for animals in different habitats
- Assess how soil acts as insulation for burrowing species
- Design your own solution to the human problem of being too cold
Use "From Brrr to Burrow" to answer questions such as:
- How do animals stay warm in the winter?
- Are animals perfectly suited to their environments?
- What is important about an animal's home?
- Do humans mimic animals? If so, how?
Our From Brrr to Burrow kit is a part of the Science Unlocked Wonder series and is recommended for grades K-2.
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This kit contains:
- 4 4X6 bags
- 2 paper cups
- 2 rubber bands
- 2 thermometers
- Peat moss
- Petroleum jelly
You will also need:
- Large bowl
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