Grade Level: 10th Grade
Standards: Next Generation Science Standards: HS-LS3-1, HS-LS4
Time to set up your bear traps! We're searching for Tardigrades.
Tardigrades (AKA "water bears") are creatures that like to hide out in moss, trees, and old brick patios. Send your students outside to collect their own, then spend time studying the habitats, diets, and genetics that make tardigrades unique. Finish the lesson by challenging your students to create an infographic based on their learnings.
Learn more by downloading this comprehensive activity plan.
Hypsibius sp. The water bear is a complex animal representing the unusual phylum of Tardigrades, which contains about 400 marine, terrestrial, and freshwater species.
Check out our assortment of microscope offerings.