Outdoor Education Teacher Resources
From backpacking to rock climbing, these resources will get students out of the classroom and into the great outdoors.
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Adaptations of Fishes for Survival in Polar Environments
9th - 12th
Students compare the anatomy of temperature and polar fishes. They explore the adverse effects of cold on metabolism and physiology and discuss how polar fishes adapt to their environments. Comparisons are also made to the DNA sequences...
Anti-Bullying Handbook: Creating a Positive Environment in the Classroom and Beyond
6th - 12th
A hot-button topic in schools today is bullying, and although there is heightened awareness of this problem, information about specific steps schools can take to combat the problem and create a positive environment is difficult to find....
Enhancing Our Outdoor Classroom Studies through Technology
K - 5th
Combine science, math, and more using this resource. Learners use technology to share video and other information about their community with people throughout the state. They learn about the environment, identifying native plants, record...
Nature Journaling: Experience the Outdoors Through Writing and Drawing
2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Step into the great outdoors and develop young scientists' skills of observation with a nature journaling lesson. Given a specific focus or goal, children practice making and recording observations of nature through written descriptions...
Marvelous Measurement in the Outdoor Classroom
2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a lesson that isn't just about making scientific observations, it's also about determining which tool is needed to collect accurate data. After reviewing what it means to be safe when working outdoors, the class hikes around the...
Nature and the Environment in Postwar Japan
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Japan has a complex relationship with the environment. Explore this relationship with your class through this resource. Included are thought questions, several activity ideas that range from writing, to discussion, to research, and an...
Fertilizers and the Environment (Grades 6-8)
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
The amount of land available for agriculture consists of only 1/32 of the surface of the earth. The final activity in a five-part agriculture series encourages applying the previous lessons to a global perspective on organic farming....
Your Environment, Your Health: Air Quality
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Some scientists argue that air pollution now causes more deaths than smoking. The second unit in a six-part series focuses on air quality. Scholars learn what's in the air, how clean the air around their school is, and what they can do...
Your Environment, Your Health: Chemicals in Your Home
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Many people know about chemical pollution, but are all chemicals bad? The third unit in a series of six addresses chemicals common in everyday life. Scholars learn about the chemicals found in their own homes, chemical safety, and...