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Populations and Ecosystems

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the factors that influence the stability of ecosystems. They construct a miniature ecosystem in a jar that includes plants, small fish, and snails, record the population changes over a period of four weeks, and...
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Plate Tectonic - Volcanoes (1)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners learn the different shapes of Volcanoes and discuss why volcanoes only have a few shapes.
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Rocks and Minerals: Touch the Earth

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Learners complete a unit of lessons on rocks and minerals. They conduct research, write e-mail questions to geologists, write daily journal entries, label maps demonstrating types of rocks/minerals found, and create a web page that...
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Drifting Continents

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners, through teacher-led demonstration, explore the idea of continental drift. They complete a worksheet involving the calculation of continental drift over time.
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"I've Been Working on the Railroad" - Federal Land Grants and the Construction of the Illinois Central Railroad in Mid-nineteenth Century Illinois

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders, in groups, design a self-sufficient community. Groups present the communities they've designed. They compare and contrast the communities presented. They research the theories of Johann Heinrich von Thunen online and...
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The Geography of Tornadoes OR

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students learn some basic facts about tornadoes and map two selected tornado statistics by state, and observe, analyze and speculate about the pattern(s) created by the completed map.
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Toothpick Fish

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students experiment with genes and environment for a population of "Toothpick Fish."
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Ins and Outs of Global Cycles

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders focus on a real-world environmental issue as a means of integrating their acquired knowledge about the cycling of matter and the global connections linking various systems of the biosphere.
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Hurricanes

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students use the internet to research the characteristics of hurricanes. Using this information, they read about past hurricanes and use a weather map to trace current disturbances in the oceans. They also discuss hurricane safety and...
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Radiation Reassessed

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students investigate the dangers of radiation by exploring recent nuclear tragedies.  In this scientific debate lesson, students define the idea of radiation "half life" and determine if low doses of radiation are truly damaging to a...
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Electricity and Lightning

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students define important vocabulary words related to electricity and charges. In this physics instructional activity, students examine force created by electricity and lightning. They differentiate between the two forces and how they...
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John Pillsbury

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore historical research. They deal with primary sources in reaching John Pilsbury, a person in Minnesota history.
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Adventures along the Oregon Trail in Nebraska

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discover how the land and people we develop relationships with in Nebraska affect our survival--past, present, and future. They write about and interview their grandparents, parents and peers and compare them with people on the...
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Meteorologist of the Week

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore meteorology and weather forecasts. They compare forecasts to the actual weather for a week. Students document their findings through the use of graphs and charts.