Learners investigate beaver adaptations, life cycle, and the effects of beaver behavior on ecosystems. They compare and contrast how beavers influence the ecology of both forest and aquatic ecosystems.
2nd - 8th Science 19 Views 55 Downloads
Where’s the Water?: Acting Out Science Cycles
Young scientists transform themselves into rivers, oceans, clouds, and drops of water in order to explore the water cycle. After assigning and explaining to students their different roles in the activity, the teacher reads aloud a...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Ecological Pyramids interdependence, food chains, food webs, trophic levels
Young scientists explore the interdependence of organisms with this simple life science activity. Using the provided template, students create and label tiered pyramids that model the hierarchy of trophic levels in ecosystems.
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Life-Cycle Thinking and Personal Carbon Footprint
A comprehensive instructional activity on product life cycle, energy consumption, and personal carbon footprint is described in this resource. Lead high school environmental science buffs through the complex process of product production...
8th - 12th Science
Study Jams! The Nitrogen Cycle
Expose your class to the steps of the nitrogen cycle with this short clip. Colorful computer imagery and animation explain how nitrogen travels from the atmosphere as a gas into plants and soil, where bacteria convert it into nitrates....
5th - 9th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Study Life Cycles with Butterflies
All living things grow and change throughout their lives, but few as dramatically as the monarch butterfly. Explore the interesting life cycle of this insect as children collect caterpillars, create habitats, and observe the incredible...
K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable