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Composting: A Great, Rotten Idea
Students investigate the pros and cons of composting.
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The Carbon Cycle and its Role in Climate Change
So how does the carbon cycle work? Kids participate in a hands-on activity that allows them to understand the chemistry behind climate change and global warming. They act out the process of photosynthesis by labeling themselves as...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Origins of Civilization and Agriculture: Integrating the Study of Food
What role has food played in the rise and changing nature of civilizations? Here you'll find a fantastic set of lessons and materials on such topics as where food is grown in the United States, the food of ancient peoples,...
7th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A Design You’ll Dig: Designing a Habitat for Worms
Students discover how worms contribute to the balance of the environment. In this composting lesson, students study the composting and decomposition processes. Students then create habitats for worms that allow them to do their jobs.
6th - 8th Science
New Review Breakdown: Composting with Worms!
Find out what Aristotle meant by describing worms as the intestines of the earth. Learners conduct an experiment to observe and quantify the work of the earthworm in the environment. An engaging activity has young scientists create their...
6th - 7th Science
New Review Composting: Why Bother?
The first STEM lesson in a group of 10 explores composting. After discussing how to make a better tomorrow, classes are challenged to track garbage in their communities, visit a local waste management facility, and conduct a survey about...
8th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable