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Author

ClimateScience

Grades

1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

Subjects

Science, English Language Arts

Resource Type

  • Ebooks

Regional Focus

Oceania

"Bindi's Biology Bonanza"

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Synopsis
  • This resource is an interactive digital storybook that tells the story of Bindi and Earthly as they learn about biodiversity in Queensland, Australia. 
  • By reading the story, students learn about how some human activities pose a danger to biodiversity. 

Teaching Tips

Positives

  • The story is told with beautiful illustrations that make it an engaging book to read.
  • It contains a glossary of 14 items that could facilitate the assimilation of the text.

Additional Prerequisites

  • The storybook can be made available on student devices or projected for the class.

Differentiation

Scientist Notes
The resource discusses the importance of natural resource and biodiversity conservation. It gives clear examples of physical and behavioral adaptation strategies by living organisms, discusses the need to mitigate climate change impact, and urges the government and community leaders to support conservation projects. This is recommended for teaching.
Standards
  • English Language Arts
    • Reading: Informational Text (K-12)
      • 2.RI.10 By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
      • 5.RI.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
  • Science
    • ESS2: Earth's Systems
      • 3.ESS2.2 Obtain and combine information to describe climates in different regions of the world.
    • LS4: Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
      • 2.LS4.1 Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.
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