Flora, Fauna, and the Passing Seasons
Students discover representations in art, religion and cultural practices of the flora and fauna of specific geographical regions in this early elementary lesson plan. The lesson ends with a mural project by the entire class.
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Pollinator, Predator, Pest and Parasite
Young scholars explore insect life by researching the life cycle of a plant. In this botany instructional activity, students identify the traditional insect anatomy and discuss an insect's importance when pollinating plants. Young...
2nd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Holi, Easter, Fassika, Sham El Nessim, and Earth Day are all springtime events that celebrate renewal and hope. Explore how different cultures celebrate the spring season with a three-step lesson plan that incorporates research, social...
1st - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Environment: Sounds of the Natural World
Second graders describe and imitate sounds from the natural environment including rain and snow. After listing materials that could be used to make rainsticks, they create their own instruments from cardboard tubes,beans, and sand. To...
2nd Visual & Performing Arts
Agriculture and Fishery Arts: Plant Production, First Year
Students explore plant life and botany by growing their own crops. In this agriculture lesson, students identify the importance of soil and which plants grow best during specific seasons. Students utilize the appropriate tools and grow...
3rd - 8th Science