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The purpose of this resource is to understand that soil, under different environmental conditions, plays a role in the decomposition of organic materials. Students use bottle experiments to observe changes in the decomposition of vegetable scraps. Students vary temperature, moisture, and light conditions to determine the conditions that best facilitate the decomposition of organic material in soil. ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Soil science
 
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This page, from the University of Illinois Extension, has an animated cartoon designed to help 3rd through 5th grade students gain an appreciation of trees, observe trees in their everyday lives, and develop an interest in discovering more about trees. It is intended for adults to work with children to explore the secret life of trees. It meets several of the Illinois statewide learning goals for ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Ecology, Forestry
 
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This page, from the University of Illinois Extension, has an animated cartoon designed to help young children (5-8 years of age) gain an appreciation of trees, observe trees in their every day lives and develop an interest in learning more about trees. It is intended for adults to work with children to explore the wonders of trees. It meets several of the Illinois statewide learning goals for second ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Ecology, Forestry
 
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This lesson investigates familiar and unfamiliar ecosystems using Internet resources. Students will explore how various organisms satisfy their needs within their environments. They will also study the kinds of relationships that exist between organisms within an environment. This lesson is the first in a two-part series on microorganisms. It is designed to be used in conjunction with the second lesson, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Ecology
 
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In this activity, students explore deep-sea coral communities associated with seamounts. They will be able to explain at least three ways in which seamounts are important to biological communities, infer at least three ways in which deep-sea corals are important to seamount ecosystems, and explain why many scientists are concerned about the future of seamount ecosystems. In addition to being tied ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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Adaptations help animals find and eat food, avoid predators, move, and reproduce. During this activity students discuss adaptations in many contexts. They explore how desert animals are adapted to the harsh heat and dryness of their environment, and how animals in the Arctic are adapted to live where it is very cold with lots of snow and ice. Students use pictures and make a mural to investigate how ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Environmental science, Biological oceanography
 
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Outdoor Education is a series of outdoor activities that include orienteering, soil and water conservation, forestry, minerals, wildlife, and basic first aid disciplines. This program was designed to enable learners to have hands-on contact with the natural world as well as experience various facets of their natural environment. Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Course
Subject: Ecology, Environmental science, Forestry, Soil science
 
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This activity introduces students to the range of sizes among dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals, helping them to visualize the actual sizes and gain a feel for the mathematical process of scaling. This activity contains goals, materials, methods, and discussion questions. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Paleontology, Mathematics
 
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This lesson introduces elementary students to the concept of soring living things into groups according to certain features. Students look at two kinds of dinosaurs based upon the structure of the pelvis and categorize them accordingly. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Guide for instructor
Subject: Paleontology
 
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This tutorial is about the Arctic tundra biome; the plants and animals found there; and the amount of sunlight, temperatures, seasons and permafrost. Examples of Arctic ecosystem interactions, food chains, and biological adaptations to the Arctic Coastal Plain are given. There are photographs of wolves, caribou, arctic hares, minks, lemmings, arctic foxes, polar bears, seals, walruses, ptarmigans, ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Tutorial, Photograph
Subject: Ecology
 
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