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25 resources with the keyterm costa rica

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Costa Rican Food Chain

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Discuss the animals and plants in the rainforest food chain using this lesson. Learners talk about and do research on the top predators from the Costa Rican region and create a model of one of them in class. They also make a visual model...
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Costa Rican Sea Turtles

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore the concept of sea turtles. In this sea turtle lesson, students research the life cycle and the characteristics of sea turtles. Students also create a brochure for Leatherback sea turtles.
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Costa Rican Sea Turtles

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students read "One Tiny Turtle" by Nicola Davies. Using the internet, they research the characteristics of turtles off of the Costa Rica coast. In groups, they complete a worksheet and define vocabulary words they are unfamiliar with. ...
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Conservation in Costa Rica

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students brainstorm what they do that requires land use and use a worksheet to calculate their footprint (the total area of land and water required to produce all the resources they consume). They then compare their footprints to each...
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Natural History of Costa Rica

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students use outline maps to become acquainted with Costa Rica. They see how it was formed and how its origin has created very diverse environments. Students then use atlases and compare their physical maps with maps of climate and the...
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El Mundo Hispano

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Welcome to the Spanish-speaking world! Show your learners which countries declare Spanish as their primary language. Included are maps and flags for each Hispanophone country.
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Deforestation, Fragmentation, and the Edge Effect

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students participate in an activity to demonstrate how deforestation, fragmentation, and habitat edges may affect native animal populations. Students accomplish this by playing a game from a provided worksheet and completing a graphing...
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Costa Rican Ecosystems

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students read about the Cloud Forests in Costa Rica and then answer critical thinking questions about how to prevent loss in this forest and how to slow down global warming.
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The Rain Forest of Costa Rica

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine and discuss the topography, climate, natural resources and artwork of Costa Rica. They develop a diagram of the layers of the rain forest, and design a tourist brochure or advertisement promoting Costa Rica's...
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Ecotourism

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students create a brochure with the perfect vacation to Costa Rica in mind. They make sure that the brochure includes environmentally responsible tourism (ecotourism) after brainstorming what might or might not be included.
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Banana Farming Practices

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils explain the history of banana cultivation in Costa Rica and explain the threats to the environment banana farming holds. They analyze banana-farming procedures and explore options to limit negative environmental impact.
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Do They Play Sports in Costa Rica?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students use the Internet to discover what types of sports the people of Costa Rica play. They write a paper in English but must use at least one Spanish quote. In the paper they compare/contrast sports in Costa Rica and the United States.
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Room 16 Bus Adventures in Costa Rica

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students research regions in Costa Rica, decide bus tour criteria, and present their research as tour guides.
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Making Traditional Costa Rican Recipes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students familiarize themselves with some traditional Costa Rican recipes and also use math skills to convert the serving sizes to enough for the entire class.
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Accountability System for Academics

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore, analyze and study the culture of Costa Rica and create a travel brochure, by hand or utilizing a computer, about Costa Rica. They complete their brochures and present them to their classmates and then turn them in for...
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Central America: Video Boxes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students view a globe or world map and identify North and South America. They discuss locations of the United States, Mexico, and Canada. Students discuss where they think Central America is located. They identify the five countries that...
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Where do Fruit Babies Come From?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore different products that come from Costa Rica rainforests, examine how the destruction of rainforest and deforestation affect both the Costa Rica and United States economies; students write letters to the studenT Rainforest.
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Integrated Pest Management-You're Buggin' Me

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research certain crops and how farmers protect them, while other students research certain insects and how they attack the crop. Each group then documents a ten season plan and then insect and farmers give an attack and...
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Room 16 Bus Adventures

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore a region of Costa Rica, conduct research and present findings to the class.
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Creating an Oxcart

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students create and design their own replica of an oxcart and discuss the uses and importance of one.
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Foreign Language: Mira

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students complete a series of activities based on the book, Mira, culminating in the presentation of a play. Included in the 21 activities are puppeteering, drawing, and reciting poetry.
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Monteverde Cloud Forest: Tour Introduction

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students become familiar with cloud forest, become aware of the different animals in the cloud forest, and explore the impact of deforestation. They research a particular animal and present their findings to the class.
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Where Are We Going?????

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate the use of passports and airline tickets as they carry a class country study.
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Tour of Monteverde Cloud Forest

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore six different animals particular to the cloud forest, review their knowledge about cloud forest while concentrating on Monteverde Cloud Forest in particular, and give brief presentations to the class.