Introduction to Biology: Organisms
Students discuss what it means to be alive and examine the features and behaviors that living things share. They view a slideshow about the principles of biology and then go outside and list 20 living and 20 non-living items found in nature.
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From Salmonberry to Sagebrush - Exploring Oregon’s Native Plants
Take a deep dive into Oregon's ecosystems, plants, and changes from the past to the future. Many hands-on activities in an environmental science unit delight scholars, including creating a field guide for a local park. The in-depth study...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Sustainable Cities
Investigate aspects of sustainable cities and relate them to where you live! A detailed lesson first investigates the definition of sustainability. Learners then explore human impact on the environment and social justice. Their final...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Esters: An Introduction to Organic Chemistry Reactions
Scratch and sniff an introduction to organic chemical reactions. A creative lesson has individuals study the esters commonly used in scratch-and-sniff stickers and advertisements. Following the lab procedure, scholars create the organic...
9th - 12th Science
Fresh Water Scarcity: An Introduction to the Problem
Freshwater is not as plentiful as one might think! Explore how limited this fundamental resource is, how it is being used, and how shortages can be addressed. When you are teaching upper-elementary or middle school earth scientists about...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable