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Do new kinds of insects appear after soil modification?
Students explore and experiment with the concept do new kinds of insects appear after soil modification. They assess and review scientific methods of observation, predicting, variables, math skills, ratio, proportions, graphs and the art of hypothesizing to collect data.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Peace Corps Challenge Game: Soil Runoff
Students examine the causes and effects of soil runoff. In this environment lesson, students look at ways in which soil runoff is controlled. Students then play a game and discuss how the Peace Corps deals with soil runoff in African villages.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Weathering and Soil Formation
A set of 27 slides systematically shows how weathering, erosion, and deposition contribute to soil formation. Both chemical and mechanical weathering are described, as are resulting soil layers and properties. There is no longer any need to scour the Earth in search of a pertinent weathering presentation!
5th - 7th Science 23 Views 21 Downloads
Building Soil Nature's Way: Exploring decomposition and soil health
Students explore decomposition and soil health by creating their own garden. In this agriculture lesson plan, students build a "lasagna garden" with organic matter found in the area and plant perennials native to their region. Students are given the responsibility of watering, mulching, and maintaining paths through the garden.
4th - 6th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Our Natural Resources
Soil, water, fish, wildlife and forest are the main resources that are reviewed in this PowerPoint. Overuse and waste versus the value of the resources used and the long-term impact is covered in this clear presentation. It would be good way to start a discussion or research project on this topic.
7th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
Renewable vs. Non-Renewable Resources
Fifth graders are introduced to the important topic of renewable, and non-renewable, resources. They are expected to be able to correctly categorize different types of resources as renewable or non-renewable. Another emphasis of this lesson is to teach the importance of conserving our non-renewable resources.
5th Science 26 Views 52 Downloads
Natural Resources and Ancient Cities
Young scholars explain how the availability of natural resources has affected human settlement patterns. They recognize the interactions of human populations on environments and compare the growth of two ancient cities in relation to natural resources.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 25 Downloads
Debate: Natural Resources- Which Are Most Valuable to the State
Class members are each assigned a state's natural resource to research. In pairs, they engage in silent debates: they pass a paper back and forth, writing a line on each turn about why their resource is most important. At the end, partners report who won each debate in a survey of all the resources in a state.
4th - 7th Language Arts 9 Views 48 Downloads
Energy Resources: Where Are They and How Do We Get Them?
Future energy engineers visit several stations, each one dedicated to a different alternative source of energy. They describe how solar energy is converted into other forms of energy, the patterns of distribution of energy resources in the United States, and how these patterns of distribution are represented through maps.
5th - 8th Science 51 Views 302 Downloads
Study Jams! Soil
Seven superb slides sharpen science young scholars' scoop on soil. In viewing them and reading the accompanying captions, your class will uncover the importance, different types, horizons, and protection of soil. They can then assess their new knowledge with the provided Test Yourself interactive quiz.
4th - 8th Science 4 Views 2 Downloads
Fossil Fuels and the Carbon Cycle
Humans are quickly depleting Earth's fossil fuels and locating them is becoming increasingly difficult! Layered muffins are used for models as young geologists take core samples in order to determine the presence of oil. Consider first teaching about the carbon cycle and fossil fuels to give youngsters the background knowledge that will make this activity more meaningful.
3rd - 5th Science 36 Views 22 Downloads
Container Gardening Part 2: Soil, Water, Nutrients, Light
Horticulture hopefuls examine the challenges and desired traits of container gardening. Soil blends are considered in addition to water, light, and fertilizer requirements. You will find teachers' notes provided to help you explain the content of each slide.
9th - Higher Ed Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
The Great Age of Exploration (1400-1550)
Delve into the Age of Exploration with this activity-packed resource! Complete with a pre-test, discussion questions and quiz for a 30-minute video on the period, map activities, timeline of discoveries, vocabulary, etc. this is a goldmine for ideas and activities associated with exploration in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 477 Views 356 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying Your Soil for Rain Gardens
Teach your class the descriptive characteristics of soil. Provide information about particle size and a flow chart for assessing texture. Soil scientists then analyze samples and hypothesize which would be the best type for a rain garden. This sixth lesson in a series of fifteen, is an integral part of planning.
1st - 12th Science 12 Views 9 Downloads
Environmental Biology - Soil Resources
Begin with the third slide to help earth science learners investigate one of our most valuable natural resources: soil. Straightforward and fact-filled slides define soil, describe its formation and composition, and explore reclamation and conservation practices.
9th - Higher Ed Science 4 Views 14 Downloads