Animals Archive

Snail Farm

Snails usually fascinate children. Those little creatures carrying their houses, and moving around their tentacles exploring their environment, arouse their curiosity. Today we intend to take advantage of this curiosity to start a biology project where we will study in detaill those animals: where they live, what they eat, how they reproduce…by creating a homemade Snail Farm. To make the farm you will need a plastic jug, a knife, and …

10 Experiments to work on Living Things

We will suggest today different ways to work on living things. According to the curriculum, the following objectives must be met: Observation of living and non-living things to identify the differences. Caracterization of living beings for their capacity to make the basic functions. Observation of a living organism in its natural environment or by recreating this environment in the classroom. Animal characteristics and behavior in adaptation to their natural environment. …

Earthworm Farm

Today we’ll talk about one of the experiments we made in our ‘nature corner’. Some time ago we wanted to build a small earthworm “farm” to see how they work, but we had a hard time finding any. We observed on numerous occasions the traces that earthworms leave on their path, my kids call them “worm poop” which are nothing more than the remains of earth ejected after removing the …