1867: Should Wisconsin's Forests Be Saved?
Students see that by the 1850s, Wisconsin's lumber industry had penetrated far into the Northwoods. They investigate the report of Increase Lapham, who was commissioned to write a report on forest preservation in Wisconsin in 1867.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
Grade 12 ELA Module 3
Gun, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond is one of the seminal works of historical nonfiction from the late 20th century. Use the author's claims and supporting evidence to guide your high school seniors through their own research project,...
12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
California Kelp Forest Restoration
This unit is so cool, you won't be able to "kelp" yourself! Intended for all grades, this science and activity guide for teachers offers a unique opportunity to understand kelp's role as a valuable ecological resource. Teachers and young...
K - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
501 Writing Prompts
Never again will you need to worry about coming up with a writing prompt! This packet contains, as it says, 501 prompts that are suitable for fourth graders on up. The prompts are paired into four categories (persuasive, expository,...
4th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Causes of Birth Defects: An Epidemiological Mystery
After taking a pretest on the causes of birth defects, emerging epidemiologists are introduced to a scenario in which babies in Cameron County, Texas have been born with brain and spine defects. Participants each take on a role:...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The New Haven Oyster Industry and Water Quality
Students examine the different types of water pollutants and how they affect the waterways. In this environmental science lesson plan, students collect and interpret data from government agencies. They discuss how industrial development...
9th - 12th Science
Salmon Vs. Dams: the Dam Removal Debate on the Elwha River
Students role-play a meeting of the Elwha River council in which they present opposing views to council members on hydroelectric power and salmon fisheries resources. They brainstorm possible conflicts between various people in land-use...
10th - 12th Science
Deforestation: Can We See the Forest for the Trees?
Students examine the cause and effect of deforestation and investigate possible solutions. They read and discuss an article, write an essay, and conduct research for a project involving a forest management interview, or analyzing uses of...
9th - Higher Ed Science