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CERCA Now: Memory Across the Animal Kingdom

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Animal Kingdom

Try our QuickCERCAs

Additional reading practice, comprehension checks, and discussion questions in under 15 minutes!

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ELEMENTARY

Curious Kids: Do butterflies remember being caterpillars?

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MIDDLE

Dolphins Have Longest Memories in Animal Kingdom

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HIGH SCHOOL

The Surprising Complexity of Animal Memories

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Custom Lessons

Did you know that you can create your own Close Reading & Writing Lessons in ThinkCERCA? 

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ELEMENTARY

How do elephants use social cues and their senses to build memories?

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MIDDLE

In what ways do dolphins exhibit behaviors similar to humans?

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HIGH SCHOOL

How can intelligence testing reveal the link between chimpanzees and humans?

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Direct Instruction Lessons

Try our leveled direct instruction lessons for key skills and concepts. Audio support and comprehension checks included.

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Determining and Tracing a Central Idea Through Details


CERCA Slides

Ready-made interactive lessons providing 1+ weeks of instruction for remote, hybrid, or traditional classroom environments. View our growing list of 60+ CERCA Slide sets.

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Nervous System

GRADE LEVELS 3-12

From developing sharkskin-inspired antimicrobials to studying chameleons to create nanotechnology, nature serves as a constant source of inspiration for scientists and engineers.

With this set, students learn about biomimicry. Complete with alignments to CCSS, NGSS, and TEKS, these lessons are accompanied by a skills-building lesson on using evidence to ask and answer questions.

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