Plant Collection and Preservation
Students create their own herbarium specimen of a common plant. They observe profeessionally prepared herbarium specimens and then use a plant press to prepare their own speciman.
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Impacts of Climate on Forest Succession
Part two in a series of four explores the effects of climate on succession or the changing of plant species in a forest. Groups review how to identify trees and then spend a day in the field collecting extensive data on trees to...
10th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
All Hats for Ecology: Solid Waste Presentation
Students investigate community issues with solid waste. In this mock trial lesson, students examine the issues of solid waste from an ecological and economical perspective. They will develop a mock trial which encourages preservation of...
9th - 12th Science
Watch Flesh-Eating Beetles Strip Bodies to the Bone
A large beetle colony needs only one or two days to completely clean the bones of small animals. The video focuses on the dermestid beetles' flesh-eating abilities. Museums use these beetles to preserve specimens, leaving the most...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable