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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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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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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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ELD Lesson Plan: Nature's Fury

For Teachers 4th - 6th
What happens during a natural disaster? Science and language arts come together in this resource, which works from three Houghton-Mifflin stories ("Earthquake Terror,"  "Eye of the Storm: Chasing Storms with Warren Faidley," and...
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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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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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Play Writing

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Blossoming playwrights create multiple scripts about connecting with nature. The first collaborative script prompts learners to choose characters and a first line. They then choose a second line of dialogue and pass their notebooks...
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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 lesson learners research the habitat requirements of a given family then develop an idea to improve the habitat...
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Teach21: Lesson: One with Nature, Lesson 5/16

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Guide your students through the research process with this lesson plan. Though it is within the context of a lesson on nature, the PowerPoint and worksheet included in the lesson could be used in any class session about internet and...
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ELD Unit: Nature

For Teachers 5th
Practice prepositional phrases against the backdrop of nature in this ELD lesson plan. Five days of the unit are detailed here, including the specific parts of speech addressed on each day (differentiated into five different skill...
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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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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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Seeing Mathematics in the Forces of Nature

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students study waves and their characteristics.  In this wave lesson plan students calculate the speed of waves, wavelength and the period. 
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Explore Your Natural Habitat

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students identify habitats and understand why they are important to our environment.  In this environmental lesson students design their own habitat, observe and record data on the impact their habitat has on the environment.
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Long Live the Sharks and Rays

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students study shark and ray adaptations that have helped their survival.  In this animal adaptations lesson students view a video and work in groups to research specific types of sharks and rays.
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Nature

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Discuss what makes a myth with your class as you read two titles that exemplify the genre. Two myths that explain events in nature are read and charted, focusing on details from the text. The lesson culminates in a practice activity...
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Cool Melons Turn to Frogs

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders become familiar with the poetry of Issa. In this haiku lesson, 3rd graders recognize the format of a haiku and learn about the life of Issa (the poet) through focused questions, vocabulary and reading responses. Students...
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Haiku and Photography: A Natural Connection

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners write haiku poems. In this poetry lesson, students take photographs of objects found in nature to inspire them to write a haiku poem.
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Wonder Underground

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students classify and record objects they find "underground." In this observation lesson, students dig into bins filled with soil and encounter various objects such as bark, twigs, etc. Students classify their findings.
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Pumpkins-Life Cycle of a Plant

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
In this activity, Pumpkins-Life Cycle of a Plant, students study the life cycle of a pumpkin. Students will analyze the pumpkin and how it goes from seed to pumpkin over a three days of activities. Students sing a song teaching them...
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Waterdrops

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this environment worksheet, learners read an article about water drops and the nature center. They pretend that they are going to a nature center and write what they would hope see there. Students also identify living things and...
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Biome Discovery Expedition

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students research similarities and differences among biomes online. They simulate job of zoo planners, and depart on expedition to decide which biome the city zoo should construct, as well as which plants and animals to include in it.
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Shaping Up with Nature at Black Bayou Lake

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners visit a local lake refuge and identify shapes they find in nature. They take pictures of the various shapes and use KidPix to draw shapes around the shapes in the pictures. They watch a slideshow of all the shapes found by their...
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It's Art ... Naturally

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars consider the ways nature has been used in art, and then design and create their own original sculptures using materials from nature for a class exhibit.