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Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 2: The Lion as Predator - Feast of Plenty

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers examine the basics of a mountain lion's diet by examining food chains and food webs. Learners are each assigned one of the lion's prey species and they must construct a food chain for this animal. They see how a...
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Exploring Biomes Lesson 5: You Need a Vacation

For Teachers 6th - 10th
In cooperative groups, emerging ecologists research assigned biomes found in Arizona. Combining photos and facts, they use PowerPoint to produce a fully automated commercial that lasts 45 seconds. In addition to the lesson outline,...
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Exploring Biomes Lesson 4: Mapping Arizona

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Once junior ecologists are familiar with Earth's major biomes, they hone in on Arizona's biomes. Using a website about Arizona's natural resources, learners will identify biotic communities. Beautiful maps and worksheets are provided for...
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Exploring Biomes Lesson 2: Biome Research

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners view a PowerPoint presentation on biomes and their classifications. Divide them into groups and assign them each an individual biome to research. There are pictures of the PowerPoint slides and notes about what to teach for...
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Exploring Arizona's Biotic Communities Lesson 5: Group Presentations

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Although a group presentation is not novel assignment, this one provides supporting resources: a newsletter introducing the project and a grading rubric. Each group is assigned a different biotic community in Arizona to research and...
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Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 6: Managing for Humans and Lions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Wildlife biologists take on one of six different roles in order to discuss the management of mountain lions in Arizona. A detailed handout is provided for each participant and a chart for stakeholders to take notes during the community...
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Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 5: Humans and Lions - Encounters in Nature

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Fledgling felinologists are taught how to recognize when a mountain lion is preparing to attack. They identify proper actions to provide the greatest chance of survival if they are attacked. Learners play a matching card game in which...
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Arizona Vocabulary

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this Arizona vocabulary skills worksheet, learners match the 10 listed Arizona-related terms and names to the appropriate sentences that describe each of them.
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Exploring Arizona's Biotic Communities Lesson 4: Which Team Are You On?

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Who is not drawn to trading cards? In this lesson, junior ecologists create a trading card of an animal or plant from one of Arizona's biotic communities. Gorgeous sample cards are provided in the lesson plan as well as a plethora of...
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Tuscon Shootings

For Students 9th - 12th
Approach the 2nd Amendment and gun laws through this political cartoon analysis handout, which outlines the tragedy of the 2011 shootings in Tuscon, Arizona in the context of gun control. Background information gives scholars access to 2...
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Things To Do! (Precipitation In Arizona)

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this map worksheet, students study a precipitation map of Arizona. Students use the map to answer 4 short answer questions.
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The Grand Canyon: How It Formed

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The formation of the Grand Canyon is the focus of this earth science video. Although the video is old, the narrator does a fantastic job, along with the help of some clear graphics, of explaining the geologic forces that contributed to...
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Arizona Statehood

For Students 2nd - 6th
In this Arizona worksheet, students draw a picture representing Arizona and write a paragraph about the picture. Students complete 1 picture and 1 paragraph.
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The Spanish Entrada

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Arizona history worksheet, students read a 5 page selection that includes primary sources about time periods in the state's history. Students then respond to 5 short answer questions based on the selection.
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Paint My Counties: Map Coloring the Counties of Arizona

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify the counties of Arizona. In this social studies lesson, 4th graders color a county map of Arizona using the fewest number of colors possible. Students write a persuasive paragraph.
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Maize to Maquiladoras: Movement from Mexico to Arizona

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders label maps of Arizona and Mexico to show the people, goods, and ideas that have moved between the two places. In this Arizona and Mexico lesson plan, 4th graders summarize the effects of the movement on Arizona life.
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Tooling Around Arizona: Reading Arizona Maps

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research Arizona maps. In this map lesson, students discuss map titles, scales, directions, elevation, and symbols. The class will examine topography, landforms, and rivers found on an Arizona map.
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Arizona Outline Map

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this Arizona outline map worksheet, students examine political boundaries of the state and the placement its capital city as well as its major cities. This map is not labeled.
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Understanding Growth of the Phoenix Area

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study the growth of the Phoenix area using geographic images, maps, tables, and graphs. They study the idea of community.
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Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 3: Humans and Lions - Sharing Space through Time

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A worksheet showing both historic and current ranges of mountain lion populations is given to emerging ecologists. They examine human population data as well and try to determine if there is any correlation. Critical-thinking questions...
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Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 1: The Lion as a Predator - Agile as a Cat

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Middle school zoologists compare their physical abilities to those of a mountain lion. They record jump height and distance. Next, they measure their peripheral vision and hearing. They discover that their abilities do not even begin to...
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Exploring Arizona's Biotic Communities Lesson 2: Biotic Communities Vocabulary

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Part of a unit on Arizona's biotic communities, this lesson focuses on the vocabulary to be used. Terms include biodiversity, topography, desert, hybridization, niche, and more! Youngsters will define these words from contextual...
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Historical Air Photo Interpretation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and analyze land use changes over time with historical aerial photographs. They classify different land use into categories.
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Layer By Layer

For Teachers 5th
Have your class learn about the formation of the Grand Canyon using this lesson. After listening to a variety of stories about the Grand Canyon and erosion, learners complete worksheets related to the geology of this area. What a...