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Forests/Natural Resource Management II
Learners write about the importance of trees. In this natural resources lesson, students look at deforestation occurring across the globe and present what they learned to the class. As closure, all learners write a poem about the importance of trees.
4th - 5th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Natural Resource Awareness
Seventh graders design a collage that shows natural resources or things made from natural resources. They discuss the collages and decide how they use natural resources at home and school. They listen to a read aloud of a Native American story before sorting pictures into renewable and non-renewable resources.
7th Science 13 Views 47 Downloads
Natural Resources Bingo
Bingo isn't just a silly game, it's a great way to practice all types of skills. After reviewing that the earth is composed of natural resources, what those natural resources are, and sustainability, the class plays a game of bingo. The game focuses on categorizing and identifying various objects to determine what type of natural resource they are.
2nd - 8th Science 51 Views 46 Downloads
The Delicate Balance - Iowa's Natural Resources
Discover the natural resources in Iowa by studying it's history. In this environmental lesson, your students will observe a topographical map of Iowa and identify where its most valuable resources are. They complete an Iowa name matching game and other activities based on the state's history.
3rd - 12th Science 3 Views 36 Downloads
Farmers - Caretakers of the Land
Students explore resource management, specifically farming. After reviewing vocabulary words, groups of students explore what is conserved by each practice. They compare and contrast responses. Students describe farming procedures which provide good habitats for wildlife.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Debating the Control of Scarce Resources
Students examine the issue of government versus private sector control of natural resources. They read an article, evaluate the need for international law governing resource allocation, and participate in a class debate.
9th - 12th Science 8 Views 16 Downloads
The Importance and Future Of Canadian Resources
Ninth graders examine Canadian natural resources. In this geography skills lesson, 9th graders research answers to questions regarding Canada's water, energy, forests, and wildlife. Students use their findings to create posters that promote conservation of the natural resources.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Natural Resources Trick-or-Treat
Middle schoolers explore that some resources are finite. They are able to deelop an understanding of commodities-some resources are worth more than others so companies choose to spend more money to find them. Students realize that some environmental damage may occur from recovery of resources.
6th - 8th Science 7 Views 21 Downloads
Using Recycled Materials
What happens to our recycling once it is hauled away? In the third of four Earth Day lessons about recycling and reducing our impact on the world's natural resources, learners explore where recycled materials go and what becomes of them. After a quick overview, kids work in pairs to research a product from its original form (natural resource) to its typical disposal.
6th - 8th Science 20 Views 17 Downloads
Here is an in-depth, and incredibly thorough lesson plan on sustainable agricultural practices; specifically, regarding the growth of coffee. After completing and discussing a worksheet called "Thinking About Tomorrow," groups of learners get together in groups and they perform simulation activities around the topic of sustainability.
5th Science 16 Views 51 Downloads
WHO CARES FOR THE LAND?
Students explore the importance of natural resources. They are given copies of the story, "Who Cares For The Land," and students follow along as the teacher reads it. Students identify the key points in the story. (Soil, water and air are natural resources.
2nd - 3rd Science 5 Views 12 Downloads
You Be The Census Taker
Students interpret information from an excerpt of the 1870 U.S. Census and compare that data to economic data they collect about local businesses in their own community. Students then evaluate how closely linked their community's economy is to Maine's natural resources today.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Exploring Manufacturing - Grade Four Interdisciplinary Lesson
Fourth graders study Ohio's natural resources and commercial manufacturing. In this commercial manufacturing lesson, 4th graders examine the natural resources of Ohio, and determine how they let the state participate in domestic and international trade.
4th Social Studies & History 8 Views 29 Downloads
MagLev Train System Activity
Young scholars are able to analyze practices that affect the use, availabiltiy, and management of natural resources. They are able to show that the forces of friction retards motion. Students investigate electricity and magnetism as universal forces and technological applications.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Maintaining Strong Fisheries
Students play a game about the life cycle of a blue crab in order to witness the causes of changes in the crab population and discuss what a resource manager could do to keep a stable crab population. Students then create a game titled "The Life of a Fisherman".
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 6 Downloads
A Tree Is More than a Street Name
Eighth graders discuss the role of trees as one of the most important natural resources. In groups, they examine how the forests nearby helped to shape their urban city. Using the internet, they research the use of the forest in early American History and discover ways to conserve.
8th Science 4 Views 12 Downloads