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This illustrated story is about a seven year old girl whose father works as a town forester. The story is interspersed with facts about trees and teaches children about urban forests, ecosystems, foresters, and photosynthesis as well as the differences between broadleaf, conifer, deciduous, and evergreen trees. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Illustration - artistic, Book - text
Subject: Forestry
 
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In this activity, students build Euoplocephalus and Triceratops dinosaurs, answer basic counting questions, and print out coloring pages. The site provides basic information on the two kinds of dinosaurs and a list of further reading materials. Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Computer activity
Subject: Paleontology
 
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In this lesson, students will observe and document similarities and differences between parts of plants. It supports students interacting with nature and provides them with a framework for their observations by offering them opportunities to explore, question, and document similarities and differences among plant parts. Students will identify and sort plant parts through hands-on activities and group ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Biology
 
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This lesson shows students that living things can be sorted into groups in many ways using various features to decide which things belong to which group and that classification schemes will vary with purpose. It is the first of a two-part series on classification. At this grade level, students should have the opportunity to learn about an increasing variety of living organisms, both the familiar and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Biology
 
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This lesson shows students that living things can be sorted into groups in many ways using various features to decide which things belong to which group and that classification schemes will vary with purpose. This lesson is the second of a two-part series on classification. It exposes students to the idea that a variety of plants and animals (organisms) can be classified into one or more groups based ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Biology
 
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In this lesson, students investigate the living creatures in a drop of pond water under magnification. This lesson is the second in a two-part series on microorganisms. It is designed to follow the first lesson, but can also stand alone. Students observe microscopic organisms found in pond water using a hand lens, 30x magnification, and 100x magnification. Observing these organisms should stimulate ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Lesson plan
Subject: Biology
 
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In this classroom activity, younger students compare their feet to the footprint of a large Apatosaur. The activity opens with background information about the enormous size range of dinosaurs and a discussion in which the students name some of the dinosaurs they know and describe how big they were. Then, each student will make an outline of their own footprint and fasten it onto the full-size Apatosaur ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Paleontology
 
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This online "personality quiz" helps young learners understand the unconventional concept that most micro-organisms are beneficial; only a fraction are harmful. This activity matches the quiz-taker with the microbe that most closely reflects his or her personality. At the end of the quiz, students are assigned to their microbial matches, and the microbes are given fun code names to circumvent the ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Biology
 
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Bucket Buddies is an online classroom project where students (grades 1-5) around the world participate in an environmental study. The project takes place during the fall and spring of the school year. Students will collect samples from local ponds to answer the question: Are the organisms found in pond water the same all over the world? Participants will identify macroinvertebrates in water samples; ... Full description.
Grade level: Primary (K-2), Intermediate (3-5)
Resource type: Classroom activity, Computer activity, Field activity, Project
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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Salmon Homing Instincts is an activity that enables learners to experience what it is like to be a returning salmon attempting to find its home by smell. Scientific research suggests that salmon use the smell of water to find their home stream; even after being out in the open ocean as many as six years. The activity allows the entire class to participate in the life cycle of the Pacific salmon and ... Full description.
Grade level: Intermediate (3-5), Middle (6-8)
Resource type: Classroom activity
Subject: Biology, Ecology, Environmental science
 
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