John Muir Nature Journal
Students explain how John Muir carefully and quietly observed nature and record his observations in his journal with writings and drawings. Students create their own nature observation journal.
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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
Section Four: How Can We Protect Biodiversity?
Look into the future with a instructional activity on biodiversity and natural habitats. Learners read articles about different perspectives when it comes to planning future development, and decide which angle is the highest priority in...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Hetch Hetchy: The Story of San Francisco's Water
How did San Francisco supply enough water for its residents over the last two centuries? Learn about droughts and water conservation in California, as well as specific historical events that led to the water system today. Kids read two...
2nd - 4th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Bold and the Beautiful: Scientists Past & Present
Third graders research four famous scientists. They conduct Internet research, participate in an Internet scavenger hunt, experiment with theories of the scientists, create Science Journals, design and create a toy, and take a field trip.