Ladybug Research

The kindergartners in my district have been learning about and observing ladybugs. Here is what one campus put together as a kindergarten friendly research unit. This idea could be easily adapted for other animals, insects, or themes. The kids worked in small groups and rotated through stations. Each station takes about 15-20 minutes. The campus I observed had students do all of the stations in one day. When I used to do ladybug research with my students, I spread the station rotations out over several days or a week. At this station, students manipulated...

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Published By: Chalk Talk: Teaching Ideas & Tips for PreK-1st - Sunday, 29 April, 2012

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