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Homeschool/Education Freebies And Citizen Science Opportunity For Learning About Fireflies (Lightning Bugs)
Updated August 28, 2012
Sites About Fireflies
- The Firefly Files –facts, resources and fun
Unit Studies and Lessons About Fireflies
- Fireflies! -This 9 page unit for lower elementary grades includes: a guided reading activity, a page to record firefly facts, an acrostic poem page, and a making words activity page. You must sign up for a free account with Teachers Pay Teachers to download this resource.
- Fireflies: Twinkling Lights Of The Meadows –extensive online unit geared toward beginning readers, lots of hands-on activities. From Evelyn at Hands-On Learning.
- Chemiluminescence -Students in grades 2-3 can explore fireflies in this 5 page lesson plan with activities for all subjects. This lesson plan requires the book Fireflies! by Julie Brinkloe and the science activity requires the book “Teaching Physical Science through Children’s Literature“.
- Firefly or Lightning Bug Printout –science printable
- Fireflies Theme Unit eWorksheets –coloring pages and puzzle pages to make an eworkbook-from SchoolExpress.
Citizen Science: Firefly Watch
- Museum Of Science Firefly Watch –going on now. Sign up and share your observations of fireflies in your backyard to help scientists learn about the geographic distribution of fireflies and their activity during the summer season. Wonderful educational activity for the whole family.
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