Land vs. Water
Students use a globe to discuss the amount of land and water on the Earth. In groups, they make predictions about this topic and participate in a game to find out the ratio of land to water. They reflect on the activity once it is complete.
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2.0 "Water Is Life" Global Water Awareness Mini-Unit (Grades3-5)
Students study the amount of potable water on the Earth. In this water lesson, students examine the amount of potable water as compared to all the water on the Earth. They discuss why many parts of the world do not have access to good...
3rd - 6th Science
Dry-Land Kalo-Growing New Plants from Stems
Students explore Hawaiian plants. In this Hawaii culture and botany lesson, students plant the haha(stem) of a taro plant. Students listen to Hawaiian myths about the taro plant and chorally speak a Hawaiian chant of protection. Students...
2nd - 5th Science
Flag Protocol, Ceremonies and Activities
How can an American flag be displayed indoors vs. outdoors? What is proper etiquette for handling the flag? The Girls Scouts of the USA have put together a fantastic packet of information with everything you need to know about the...
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Zoom-In: Hopi Women Collecting Water in the Desert
Learners explore how environment affects lifestyle. In this Native American and environmental lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation about Native American women collecting water in the desert. Learners compare ways in which...
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts