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NGA Kids Inside Scoop Spring 2007
Students become familiar with the work of Claude Monet and his garden paintings. In this Monet lesson, students compare the garden works of Claude Monet. Students examine pictures for the colors in his paintings. Students complete a word search to find the English and French names of the colors.
K - 8th Science 3 Views 17 Downloads
Red Dirt Groundbreakers
Discover Oklahoma's first farmers. Read about 14 different agriculture workers and their contribution to Oklahoma's farming. After reading, have your class complete several activities such as researching an agriculturist, writing a research paper, creating a wanted poster, and working on an Oklahoma map.
3rd - 8th Science 5 Views 218 Downloads
Agricultural Career Investigation
Discuss the possibilities of a career in agriculture with your class. They will view a movie, two presentations, visit three websites, and investigate the types of careers available to those seeking employment in the agricultural field. Farming, business, and agriculture-science are all potential career opportunities.
7th Science 4 Views 9 Downloads
Blue's the Clue: Souring Milk for Science
What better way to understand the science behind food and agriculture, than to complete an experiment? Kids sour milk, observe changes due to bacteria, and alter temperatures to cause reactions. They also explore the process of making cheese and milk by watching four different videos.
1st - 5th Science 4 Views 6 Downloads
Where Does It Come From?
Do you or your learners know where apples or potato chips come from? If not, you will after this lesson. To explore careers in agriculture, learners first examine the importance of agriculture to our nation. They view several movies describing products that come from America's Heartland, play an online game, and visit a website to see a timeline of food production.
7th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
A Simple Model for Natural Selection
Do you have what it takes to survive as a fit predator or will elusive prey lead to your extinction? Find out in a creative natural selection activity. Using different colors and shapes of grains to represent different species and generations of organisms, your little hunters will try to collect as many as possible using forceps as beaks.
6th - 12th Science 19 Views 19 Downloads
What's Bugging You?
Students examine the effects of pests on other organisms, crops, and the environment. they construct an insect observation chamber and discover how some insects can be pests in some situations and beneficial in others. They write "pest poems.
4th - 6th Science 13 Views 72 Downloads
Old Solutions - New Solutions
High schoolers examine descriptions of a mining company's land-reclamation project. They share information to analyze the environmental impact of the project. Independently, they answer questions on environmental and economic issues surrounding the proposed reclamation of the mined area.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Plants And Pollination
Students describe sexual reproduction in plants, including the process of pollination, how insects assist in pollination, and how pollination differs from fertilization. They also explore the importance of honey bees to Arizona agriculture.
9th - 12th Science 10 Views 24 Downloads
New Hampshire Unplugged
Young historians explore how technology and science affected life in the state of New Hampshire. They define technology and give personal experiences of how technology affects people and how people have used technology. They compare the technology of today with technology of the past.
K - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Controlling Nonpoint Source Pollution
Students examine factors affecting water quality. They test water in a local body of water to determine its quality. They collect data and continue monitoring the water monthly. They assess water quality in the home and on the farm.
6th - 9th Science 7 Views 16 Downloads
The African and the Pequot in Colonial America
Learners determine that the lands the English settled on were owned and inhabited by 70,000 Indians. They consider that the London Company sold land charters to the English, which gave them illegal title to lndian land and that the Puritans established the largest colony, Massachusetts Bay Colony, which had two branches: Massachusetts and Connecticut.
10th - 12th Science 3 Views 16 Downloads
How Much Is Too Much? How Little Is Too Little?
Students perform a series of experiments which show that plants require nutrients in certain quantities. They also cooperatively read materials on the nutrient requirements of plants, fertilizers, composting, and soil management, and students identify plant nutrient deficiencies using a specialized key.
5th - 8th Language Arts 33 Views 74 Downloads
The Chemistry of Fertilizers
Students use a series of hands-on labs and activities, practice problems, discussions and writing assignments, students investigate about fertilizer chemistry as they break compounds into ions, make a fertilizer and test various fertilizers for phosphate content.
10th - 12th Science 18 Views 83 Downloads