Ethnobotany Teacher Resources
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From Salmonberry to Sagebrush - Exploring Oregon’s Native Plants
Take a deep dive into Oregon's ecosystems, plants, and changes from the past to the future. Many hands-on activities in an environmental science unit delight scholars, including creating a field guide for a local park. The in-depth study...
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Modeling African American Scientist Ernest Just's Experiment on Parthenogenesis
A multicultural science lesson, students read a brief biography of Ernest Just and create a talk show in which they will perform an experiment after Just's work. With this lesson, students are taught to appreciate the contributions made...
9th - 12th
The Importance of Plants to Native Cultures in the Past and Present
Eighth graders investigate the founding and history of Sluice Boxes State Park. They use both primary and secondary resources to collect data. The focus is upon the use of native plants to make medicines. They write reports about several...
Amazon Adventure: a Case Study in Medical Technology And Bioethics
Students test problem-solving skills, the ability to see connections, and the ability to draw conclusions and inferences from information provided in a case study. Given a case study, they formulate a procedure and draw conclusions.
9th - 12th
Amazon Adventure: A Case Study in Medical Technology and Bioethics
Students explore a case study. They use problem solving skills to determine initial procedures or experiments necessary slow disease and develop a drug. Students examine FDA drug approval procedures. They consider environmental and...
9th - Higher Ed
Touch the Past: Archaeology of the Upper Mississippi River Region
Students examine the archeology of the Mississippi River Valley. Using the internet, they expand their research to include how the Native Americans in California used plants to meet their needs. They also research a Native American...
9th - 12th