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Activity Description of "Living or Nonliving: The Four Creatures"

Title Living or Nonliving: The Four Creatures
Audience Biology
Abstract What is life? What characteristics distinguish living from nonliving things? This observational activity is used at the beginning of the year to challenge students to consider these questions.
Author Lenore Kop
Email lkop@aloha.com
Unifying Concept Evidence, models, and explanation
Science and Technology Understandings about science and technology
Science as Inquiry Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
History and Nature of Science
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Life, Physical, Earth Sciences Behavior of organisms
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