Strike of the Century
Sixth graders discuss items that help or harm the forest soil before reading an article "Strike of the Century". Students work in groups to write a follow up news report about the consequences of the strike of the organisms found in the soil.
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Soil, Designer Soil: From Rainforests to the Prairie
Students explore the role and importance of soil in the ecosystem. In this Science and Social Studies lesson, students complete an experiment using various kinds of soil and clay and then examine how soil has a direct impact on our...
6th - 9th Science
Building Soil Nature's Way: Exploring decomposition and soil health
Learners explore decomposition and soil health by creating their own garden. In this agriculture lesson, students build a "lasagna garden" with organic matter found in the area and plant perennials native to their region. Learners are...
4th - 6th Science
Showdown in the New Wild West
What is the root of the conflict between ranchers and environmentalists? Middle schoolers write their impressions of what an environmentalist is and does. They read the New York Times article "In New Wild West, It's Cowboys vs. Radical...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable