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Agriculture and the Environment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the interdependence of agriculture and the environment. They research areas of interdependence and provide examples of situations where farmers are practicing conservation in the local area. Their findings are...
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Water Pollution

For Teachers 5th
Here is a fine lesson for fifth graders that will give them an idea of the variety of impacts that human-introduced pollutants have on the environment. After an initial class discussion and teacher-led demonstration, pupils brainstorm...
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Renewable vs. Non-Renewable Resources

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders are introduced to the important topic of renewable, and non-renewable, resources. They are expected to be able to correctly categorize different types of resources as renewable or non-renewable. Another emphasis of this...
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Parts of the Flower and Pollination

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students review the parts of the plant and recognize the parts that are important for pollination.  In this pollination lesson, students illustrate and label the parts of a flower.  Students compare different types of flowers.
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Watershed and Envirosnacks

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore natural resources by participating in a cooking activity. In this water cycle lesson, students identify different cooking ingredients as either natural resources or man-made items. Students utilize baking ingredients to...
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Renewable vs. Non-Renewable Resources

For Teachers 5th
Here's a fine lesson on renewable and non-renewable sources of energy for your 5th graders. In it, learners list a number of natural resources on the board, then try to sort the resources into appropriate categories. This helps them to...
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It's All About the Roots

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the process of hydroponic agriculture. They grow beans in different hydroponic solutions, compare results and graph their observations.
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Forest Health

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Young foresters examine the strategies, like prescribed burns and thinning, that are employed to ensure healthy forests.
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Compost in a Bag

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young scientists create a compost bag, predict changes, and after one month, examine the bag to observe the changes that have occurred.
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Sustainable Livestock

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students investigate healthy eating habits by researching livestock. In this food sustainability lesson plan, students research the negative impact factory farming has on our environment due to pollution. Students define agricultural...
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Creating a Butterfly Garden and Habitat

For Teachers 1st - 4th
This complete set of instructions for creating your very own butterfly garden and habitat is so cool! With some seeds and the handy resources in this activity, you and your class will be able to determine which type of habitat is best...
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Astonishing Algae

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore a wide diversity of algal species; study the basic characteristics of algae and the distinguishing features of each of the 3 major divisions of algae; identify a variety aquatic plants; and make pressing a local algae...
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Midnight Dumpers

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explain how pollution affects ground water. They participate in a simulation to discover the location of an illegal dump. Students explore the monetary benefits, risk and environmental concerns are factors in business decisions.
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Dissolved Oxygen and Respiration

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars are presented with the question, "Do plants that grow underwater use oxygen?" They create an experiment to test the presence of dissolved oxygen in the water using provided materials. Student experiments include a control...
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Tides in the Hudson

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students view an illustration of the Hudson River watershed and identify the bodies of water shown. They discuss what happens when fresh and salt water mix. Students view a teacher demonstration of the stratification of fresh and salt...
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Change Since 1609

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners recognize how the climate of the Hudson Valley has changed since the last glaciation. They explain these changes using a reconstruction of the land use changes in the Hudson Valley composed of confetti, Ziploc bags and other...
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Paleoclimate of the Hudson Valley

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students recognize how the climate of the Hudson Valley has changed since the last glaciation and be able to explain these changes. They reconstruct the paleoclimate of the Hudson Valley.
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There's What in My Watershed?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore what a watershed is and the pollution that effects it.  In this watershed lesson, 5th graders discuss how watersheds get polluted.  Students research various places and the water pollution in those places.
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Compost Tag

For Teachers K - 5th
Composting is a great way to get children involved in recycling. First, they discuss how biodegradable products decompose to make compost. Then, they talk about what can and cannot be composted. They play a game similar to around the...
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Creating a Watershed in Your Hand

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Class members create their own watershed by crumpling a sheet of paper, using different colored water soluble markers to highlight the high and low points on the paper, spraying their paper, and then observing the runoff.
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Prairie Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers take a close look at the prairie environment. They identify common plants and animals of the prairie. In addition, pupils work in teams in order to put together a presentation on a certain aspect of the prairie...
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Growing Vegetable Soup

For Teachers K - 5th
Students use children's literature in order to think about the concept of creating a garden. This is done through conducting simple research about types of plants that could be grown in the area and how to care for them. Then the garden...
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Wisconsin Agriculture; Berry Bunch's Cherry Fast Facts

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore agriculture by researching Wisconsin's economy. In this cherry industry lesson, students read assigned text about the amount of cherries Wisconsin produces annually and the revenue it brings in to the state. Students...
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Nitrogen Cycle-Stream Side Science

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A thorough background and nitrate sampling lab sheet are provided to share with your young scientists. After discussing the nitrogen cycle with the class, you will break them into small groups and show them how to use their inquiry...

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