In this comparing communities learning exercise, students read about how nature and people affect a community. On a map of a neighborhood, they label thing from nature and things people make and answer two questions about their neighborhood.
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Youth Emergency Preparedness
In case of an emergency, try out this short unit! Prepare your youngsters for disasters with a set of activities that will teach them what emergencies are, how to prepare for them, and what to do when they experience them. This intricate...
K - 2nd Science CCSS: Designed
Fish Communities in the Hudson
Learning to read data tables is an important skill. Use this resource for your third, fourth, or fifth graders. Learners will will study tables of fish collection data to draw conclusions. The data is based on fish environments in the...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts
Section Three: What's the Status of Biodiversity?
Biodiversity is essential for every habitat, but many species are at risk due to pollution and other factors. Explore several different species native to Illinois in a gallery walk with posters that learners have created after research...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Conserving Natural Resources
Trying to plan an engaging elementary science unit on natural resources? Conserve your energy! This five-part series of lessons and hands-on activities has exactly what you need to teach young scholars about the importance of conservation.
K - 3rd Science CCSS: Adaptable
This Land Is Your Land, This Land Is My Land
Students review and evaluate the ways land is covered and used in their local community. They consider the environmental effects of the different types of land use. Students act as community planning engineers to determine where to place...
3rd - 5th Technology & Engineering
Using Venn Diagrams to Compare and Contrast
Second graders compare and contrast the weather around the country. They will use a weather website to record the weather in two places. Then they will record their findings on a Venn diagram to compare and contrast the weather of the...
2nd Science CCSS: Designed