The brachiopods crossword puzzle for Kids has key concepts and
vocabulary for learning about brachiopods. There are words that will be
new to students with little experience with this animal. However younger
children, elementary 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade, can be successful if
they become familiar with brachiopods before trying this puzzle.
They will do well if this crossword is given as follow up work at or
near the end of a unit of study of fossils that includes brachiopods.
The words and concepts in the puzzle are covered on this web site. You
will find the information on
by following this link.
Middle and high school students can do these puzzles as a follow up activity to a lesson or they can do this puzzle as an exploratory introduction. They can do this successfully if they have resources covering this material.
There are good books, charts, and web resources available for this, though these may not be a part of a school library. All of the vocabulary and concepts in this puzzle can be found by following the link given above. If your children have internet access, these pages will provide all the information they need to find the answers. As an alternative, you could make them available, by printing them out.
This crossword puzzle is free to print or download for
educational or personal use. It may not be reproduced or republished for
commercial use without written permission.
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