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146 resources with the keyterm nature

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Running an Elementary Book Club

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Combine reading with fun in order to create lifelong, literary-minded learners who love to read.
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Air Quality

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students observe air quality and monoxide data. In this air quality lesson, students draw conclusions and manipulate data from a one year period on changes in air quality.
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The First Strawberries

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars explore Cherokee legends. They read The First Strawberries by Joseph Bruchac, and then do several activities to help comprehension. They discuss the book and answer comprehension questions. In addition, they retell the...
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Debra Messing: Nature

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Debra tells all about the word nature. They will learn that things found outside and not made by people are part of nature. Even rocks are part of nature.
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Where the City Meets the Tree: Urban Forestry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Define the term "urban forestry"; discuss several problems facing urban forests today and both government and public efforts centered on developing and maintaining sustainable urban forests. Develop a feasible action plan for alternative...
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Patterns in Nature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Research patterns in nature which illustrate biological and mathematical concepts. Your class will discover and explore aspects of fractals, Fibonaccis numbers, whale and butterfly migration patterns, whale identification, flower...
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Life Cycles

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Breathe some life into product design. Pupils learn about the stages of product creation, use, and disposal—sometimes called a cradle-to-grave assessment. They see how this cycle relates to the life cycle of organisms.
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Nature and the Environment in Postwar Japan

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Changing Energy: Landforms and Dance

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders choreograph a dance to represent the changes in nature. In this dance and nature lesson plan, 3rd graders use sharp quick movements to demonstrate changes.
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Modeling Patterns and Cycles in Our Lives

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore how building a model can help them better understand the natural world. They identify common cycles or patterns in nature as well as examples of models in the classroom. After discussion, they choose a pattern or cycle...
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Knowledge or Instinct? Jack London's "To Build a Fire"

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the relationship of man and nature in "To Build a Fire" and discuss the juxtaposition of knowledge and instinct. They investigate third person, omniscient point of view.
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April Showers Raindrop Painting

For Teachers K - 5th
I love this idea! After discussing rain, spring, and the weather, take your class outside and let nature do the painting. They shake power paints and glitter onto a piece of heavy construction paper, then take their paper outside and...
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5th grade science review

For Students 5th
In this science review worksheet, 5th graders answer questions about molecules, force, elements, nature, and more. Students complete 25 multiple choice questions.
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Mountains - What Does it Feel Like to Walk up a Mountain?

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Some absolutely stunning photographs of mountains around the world are included in this eight-slide presentation on creative writing. The focus is on writing a story as if you are actually climbing to the top of one of these mountains....
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Romanticism: The Artistic Expression of Liberalism

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
The epic clash of reason and emotion comes to life in this informative presentation. Detailing the period of Romanticism in 19th century Europe, these slides contain pictures of the most famous pieces of art during this period. Viewers...
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Spiral Vase

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students identify spiral shapes found in nature and throughout history. They use this ancient pot-building technique to form a contemporary, unique coil pot. Students embellish their creation with decorative techniques and materials.
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Gold-Leaf Bookmark

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students explore, examine and study the concept of celebrating nature by creating a nature bookmark with leaves that have fallen off of trees. They collect at least six small leaves and identify their species and then discuss how...
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HABITAT for the other 90%

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the connection between the habitat needs of endemic species to the habitat needs of humans.  In this habitat activity students research the habitat requirements of a given family then develop an idea to improve the...
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Abstract Painting - Inspired By Textiles

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders compare and contrast various forms of artistic expression. They create an abstract painting.
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Paper Flowers

For Teachers K - 2nd
Here is a great art project to use at the onset of spring. Little ones use paper towels, tempera paint, and glue to create free-form flowers. Tip: Use this idea to make the front of a Mother's Day card.
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Poetry and Nature

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students observe an object in nature and record them. In groups, they create a group poem about the same object. They create their own poem based on another object using other their senses to help them. They share their poems with the...
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Nature Rules In The Great Flood of 1993

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the event of the Great Flood of 1993. Using the internet, they research the economic, social and ecological changes that impacted the area. They conduct a town meeting in which they debate the positives and negatives of...
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Journey North: Tulip Garden

For Teachers 1st
First graders plant tulip gardens. They explore the nature of bulbs and plant growth. Students participate in a project that tracks the growth of tulips in various climatic areas of North America.
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Natural Beauty: Looking Sharp

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students create covers for their "nature journals" using watercolor techniques and the artistic ideas of color, depth, and focal point. This lesson can be used in the Science or Art classroom and meets national standards for both.