Climate: Local Weather
Fourth graders observe data and compile a daily local weather log in an effort to determine their area's climate. They conduct Internet research, record temperature and precipitation ranges and then organize their information in charts and maps.
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Architecture: It's Elementary!
Young citizens construct an understanding of urban planning in this cross-curricular unit. Covering every aspect of city development from the political, economic, and social influences to sustainable building practices, this 10-lesson...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Fruits and Vegetables for Health
Here is a fantastic cross-curricular unit focusing on the production, distribution, and nutritional value of California-grown produce. It includes five lessons covering such topics as dietary guidelines and the food plate, California...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Youth Emergency Preparedness
Preparation is key when it comes to dealing with disasters. Starting with a lesson series centered around researching the facts about different types of emergencies, children go on to create preparedness plans and learn how to respond in...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Shorts in January? Is Climate Change Good for Us?
Students investigate the differences between weather in the past and in today's world. For this climate change lesson, students review what they currently know about global warming, then discuss ways climate change might make life...
4th - 7th Science
Hot Weather, Rain Mean Fewer Pumpkins
Learners share their knowledge of pumpkins, then read a news article about how hot weather and rain are affecting the pumpkin crop. In this agriculture and current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion and...
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History