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Water in Earth's Hydrosphere
Environmentalists test stream water for temperature, pH, and turbidity. Each group shares their information and then the class makes an overall evaluation of the water quality. A slide show sets the backdrop for the teaching portion and the wrap-up discussion.
6th - 8th Science 21 Views 14 Downloads
Agriculture and Fishery Arts: Plant Production, First Year
Learners explore plant life and botany by growing their own crops. In this agriculture lesson, students identify the importance of soil and which plants grow best during specific seasons. Learners utilize the appropriate tools and grow real crops in their schoolyards, observing the progress over the course of the year.
3rd - 8th Science 3 Views 1 Download
An interesting lesson on different types of soils is here for you. In it, learners discuss what soil is, and consider three piles of soil - clay, sand, and loam. During the rest of the lesson, third graders discover all sorts of interesting facts about soil: how it is made, what it is used for, and how each type of soil is best for certain applications.
3rd Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
WebQuest: The Growing Challenge in Senegal
Students examine the issue of soil infertility in Senegal. In this agriculture lesson, students follow the steps to complete the provided webquest that requires them to learn about the issue and create a 3-year plan for planting in the country.
6th - 12th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
What's Wind Got To Do With It?
Learners explore how wind causes soil erosion. Students spread topsoil into a pie pan. Learners take turns blowing air over it and record results. Students repeat this experiment including green sponges. In this science lesson, learners discuss ways farmers can effectively stop the wind from eroding the soil.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Energy From Wind And Moving Water
Second graders investigate air and water as two sources of energy. They determine that wind and moving water are renewable resources that have advantages and disadvantages in their use. Through the design and construction of wind- and water-propelled devices, they identify factors that affect the motion and control of such devices.
2nd Science 11 Views 107 Downloads
A Day inthe Life of a San Francisco Native Animal
Although the lesson is specifically about the San Francisco Bay area, it's good enough to be adapted to any local region. Children research what the landscape in San Francisco was like prior to settlement, they consider the types of animals that lived there, and what their life was like.
4th - 5th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
A World Of Homes
First graders investigate the skills needed to increase reading comprehension. This lesson plan uses a big book in order to entice readers and create interest. Also the use of large print is ideal for the beginning reader. They also study the concept found in the reading related to natural resources.
1st Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Second graders identify the economic principles and processes that are helpful to producers and consumers when making good decisions. Students will read, comprehend, interpret, analyze, and evaluate literary text as well as explain how people get the economic resources needed to produce a product by describing how Maria and her family barter and trade their eggs for other resources to make chicken sancocho.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Types by Texture: Soil Isn't a Dirty Word
Second graders experiment with different types of soil to find the texture. In this types of soil experiment, shake a jar of soil and water and record the settling of the soil. Students record again after 3-4 hours and note the level of silt.
2nd Science 4 Views 23 Downloads