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Close-up hunt

Students hunt for objects with close-up images for clues.
Science content (2016 curriculum): 
Biology: Features, Adaptations of Living Things (K, 1, 3, 7)
Science topic (2005 curriculum connection): 
Life Science: Characteristics of Living Things (grade K)
Life Science: Diversity of Life (grade 6)
Lessons activity is in: 
  • magnified images of objects/living things that students can find - see image/attachment for example
  • pencils

Give each student a sheet of close-up images of things to hunt for, and a pencil.
Send them off to find what the images are part of.

Attached documents: 

The images on my game were (row by row, left to right) bluebell flower, wide grass blade, dandelion, leaf, lichen on bark, tree trunk, small paving tile, leaf.

Grades tested: 
Gr K
Gr 1
Gr 2
Teaching site: 
General Gordon Elementary Science Club
Activity originally developed and delivered: 

Gordon Elementary Science Club