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Creating a Rain Garden

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Use this series of lessons to empower your gardeners to plan for, design, and implement a rain garden on campus! From planning water flow and calculating volume to acting in an interpretive play where they become plants, learners will be...
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From Salmonberry to Sagebrush - Exploring Oregon’s Native Plants

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Section One: What is Biodiversity?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Four intriguing and scientific activities invite learners to explore the natural resources of their town. The activities cover concepts such as genetic traits, organizing species in a taxonomy, the differences between different species...
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Invasive Plants: Impact on Environment and People

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
It's the attack of the invasive species! Young scientists simulate the behavior of an invasive species with a game-like activity. They assume the roles of native plants, invasive plants, and resources and watch the invasive plant takes...
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Native Planting for the Built or Green Environment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the terms used in naturescaping. They identify how to plant, how to do site preparation and how to develop a plan. Students explore the benefits of naturescaping for the health of the environment. They also...
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Enhancing Our Outdoor Classroom Studies through Technology

For Teachers 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...
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Aboriginal Plant Use in South-Eastern Australia

For Students 9th - 12th
The Aboriginal people of Australia survived for over 40,000 years by using the plants that grow in the bush for food, medicine, tools, and utensils. Introduce young botanists to the wonders of the Outback with a 25-page packet that...
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For Students 5th - 6th
A activity on the particulars of revegetating an area that's been stripped of plants is here for your young biologists. Learners explain whey the "4-site Preparation Tasks" need to be considered before planting. Then they identify an...
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Math in the Wetlands Field Trip

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Get your class out in the environment for hands on math activities. In this wetlands lesson plan, learners transplant native plants, calculate how much soil is needed, and perform math activities based on this experience. They then make...
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The Alphabet Garden

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders transplant, tend and observe a plant for each letter of the alphabet in a school garden. They work individually to research and select a plant that will grow in their local climate. Students then care for and observe the...
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Native Plant Species Web Quest

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students visit USDA Plants Database Web site at to identify native species of the Southern Appalachian Region. They name and describe each species in general terms in their field notebooks for the purpose of plant...
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For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create a "super weed" that prospers in teh harsh conditions on plant Weediv. They comprehend how weed adaptations give the plants an advantage over native plants. Students define the term adaptation. They give three examples...
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Alien Plant Invasion: A Filed Study project at Saguaro National Park

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are able to describe the purpose of National Parks and Monuments. They describe three ways alien plants species affect native populations of plants and animals. Students are able to properly set up a study plot, measure and...
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Native Plants at School -- A Garden Landscape Project

For Students 5th - 7th
In this native plants at school -- a garden landscape project worksheet, students design the landscape for a school garden by identifying native plants, creating a presentation and creating a plot plan within the budget.  This page has...
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Hawaiian Natives Disappear

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students explore parts of the Hawaiian Islands to get a examine the exotic invasion, and see what challenges the natives face in reclaiming their territory. They identify the changes in the environment that have been the hardest on the...
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What Kind of Garden Would Grow in Our Schoolyard?

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students perform soil tests for pH, nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, composition and water percolation rate and assess the conditions in the schoolyard.
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Designing a Native Plants Garden

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students compare native vegetation in different parts of the United States. They use the Web to research and design a local native garden.
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Prehistory Prowl

For Students 7th - 12th
In this North Dakota prehistory activity worksheet, learners study the mastodon, bison, native plants, and native people of North Dakota as they respond to 21 drawing, graphic organizer and matching questions.
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Growing Native Plants From Seed

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders plant seeds of native plants. They study the concepts of native plants, where they grow, how they grow, and why they are so special. They assess long term care monitoring the seedlings as they grow and write the name...
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Go Fish!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars are introduced to the culture of the Kumeyaay. Using their text, they discover how they used their native flora and fauna in San Diego. They participate in a matching game and examine the types of organisms who make their...
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Native Plants: An Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students recognize various California native species by their physical appearances and characteristics. They recognize the adaptations that plants make to their surroundings and how humans make use of plants.
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Environment: Natural and Invasive Plants

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Young scholars examine a parcel of open land to collect data about the native and invasive plants found there. By monitoring the area, they prevent the spread of weeds through early detection. Students create posters describing the...
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Field Experiments on Succession

For Teachers Higher Ed
Student develop a hypothesis regarding the effects of either mowing or fertilizer upon the diversity of plant species in a grassland ecosystem. They set up experiment field plots and measure species richness.
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Conservation: What do we do with untouched prairie?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students prepare an argument for their committee that is lobbying for human use of an untouched section of native praire land. The different committee then debate why they should get to use the land.