The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.
1. Make a Voyage of the Beagle Map
Get a map of the world and put it up on the wall. As the study progresses, mark the location of the Beagle by drawing red lines showing the progress. By the end of the class the Beagle will have circumnavigated the earth.
2. Mineral Samples
Locate a collection someone has of various minerals and rocks and ask them to come to class to give a demonstration and tell what the minerals are and what they are used for...
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