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What's Organic?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Pupils discuss background information presented by the teacher and read dictionary definitions for the words "organic" and "synthetic." For this gardengin lesson, students complete a worksheet on the material. Pupils grow and compare...
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Growing a Garden

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research aspects of gardening including nutrition, costs, and soil preparation. They then write a report detailing the planning of the garden and compare costs to buying the items.
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Geography Now! Bangladesh

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Bangladesh is an ecological gem with its fertile soil, but it's also particularly vulnerable to ecological disasters, such as massive storms. An informative video profile highlights the delicate balance of beauty and danger. Learners...
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AGRICULTURE SCIENCE PROJECTS

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Scholars dicover the fact that they do not have to live on a farm or own a garden to do an agricultural science project. They research agriculture by using their reading skills and creative thinking. Next, they identify and analyze how...
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Annuals, Biennials, Perennials, Bulbs and . . . Shrubs

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Viewers are introduced to the differences among annual, biennial, and perennial plants. Several plant guides are recommended.The authors focus on important considerations for designing a garden: light, heat, soil, water drainage, and...
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Perennials

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Peruse perennials with this PowerPoint presentation. The author uses bullet-points to list quick facts and suggestions about using these colorful plants in ornamental horticulture. Topics include types of plants, planning and design,...
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Student Exploration: Growing Plants

For Students 7th - 8th
In this student exploration-growing plants, students use the online Growing Plants Gizmo to answer 22 questions and charts about plant life.
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Bikini Bottom Experiments

For Students 4th - 6th
In this science worksheet, students read the description for each experiment and use their knowledge of the scientific method to respond to each of the questions. Then they write an experiment to test bubble power of the bubble gum...
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Factors Affecting Plant Growth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine the physical and chemical factors that affect plant growth. In this biology instructional activity, students explain the role of hormones in plants. They investigate how competition with other plants affect their growth.
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Geography

For Students 7th - 9th
In this geography skills learning exercise, students respond to 40 short answer and multiple choice questions about geographic features and how they are formed.
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WORM WATCHING

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate how earthworms help build good soil. They examine the worms carefully to find the ringlike segments and swollen band at the front of the earthworm's body. Students take turns dampening the soil every day and adding...
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Pollution and Marine Life

For Students 7th - 9th
In this pollution and marine life worksheet, learners use 9 given terms related to types of pollution and ocean food chains to complete sentences. Students number the effects of human sewage and soil runoff that harm ocean organisms in...
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How Much Is Too Much? How Little Is Too Little?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students perform a series of experiments which show that plants require nutrients in certain quantities. They also cooperatively read materials on the nutrient requirements of plants, fertilizers, composting, and soil management, and...
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Plant Nutrition and Nutrients

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students observe seeds growth and examine the different parts of the seedling. In this biology lesson, students compare the growth of seeds planted in soil and in hydroponics. They record their observations in their science journal and...
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WHO CARES FOR THE LAND?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explore the importance of natural resources. They are given copies of the story, "Who Cares For The Land," and students follow along as the teacher reads it. Students identify the key points in the story. (Soil, water and air...
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Making a Mini Worm Habitat

For Teachers 3rd
Students explore the process of converting organic waste into usable fertilizer. They observe how living and nonliving things interact with one another by making a mini-worm habitat.
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Wonder Underground

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars 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. Young scholars classify their findings.
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Making a Mini Worm Habitat

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders create an earthworm habitat. In this worms lesson, 3rd graders construct a KWL chart about earthworms and research their habitat. Students create a mini habitat for their earthworms by using gravel, sand, cloth, and soil.
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An Underground River

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders describe how water flows through the ground, what an aquifer is and what soil properties are used to predict groundwater flow. They consider the affects of pollution on groundwater supplies and write a letter drawing...
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Nature's Recycling Program

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students identify what materials make up compost. In this science of recycling lesson, students explain the benefits of composting determine how compost is a good plant fertilizer.
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Glaciers Worksheet #1

For Students 6th - 9th
The landscape impacted by glacier activity is drawn at the top of this activity. Ten multiple choice questions follow, some relating to the diagram, and some about the quality of soil left by glaciation. It is not often that you come...
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Is Our Food Becoming Less Nutritious?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is today's food less nutritious? Veritasium explores the research and the reasons some scientists now consider food nutrient-deficient. The video also considers possible causes and whether the human population should be concerned.
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Observing Earthworm Locomotion

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
One acre of land can contain more than a million earthworms. Scholars collect earthworms to observe their movements. Once placed on paper, the sound of movement often fascinates pupils. When placed on glass, the earthworm is unable to...
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What's Organic?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students define and discuss terms organic and synthetic, read article pertaining to organic agricultural practices in Oklahoma, complete worksheet, grow plants using both commercial and organic fertilizer, compare growth rates, and chart...

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