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Activity

Beach Life Bingo

Summary: 
Bingo game to find and recognize common beach life. We were near Spanish Banks East concession at mid to low tide.
Science content (2016 curriculum): 
Biology: Classification of Living Things, Biodiversity (1, 3)
Biology: Food Webs, Ecosystems, Biomes (3, 4)
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Lessons activity is in: 
Materials: 

Beach life bingo cards: pictures of animals, plants and other objects found at the beach the activity is done at. Examples shown below. Ideally the cards vary a little from each other so different students are looking for different items.

Procedure: 

Students are instructed to search for the items on their bingo card within a designated area.
Students call Bingo! when they have found all the items on their sheet.

Grades taught: 
Gr K
Gr 1
Gr 2
Teacher: 
Christy Wong
Diane Merchant
Ingrid
Julie Kawaguchi
Kecia Boecking
Teaching site: 
McBride Elementary
Weir Elementary
Activity originally developed and delivered: 

Scientist in Residence Program, Vancouver School District with teachers Ms. Kawaguchi and Ms. Merchant.
http://scientistinresidence.ca/
Original lesson plan at http://www.scientistinresidence.ca/pdf/life-science/Discovering%20Life%2...