The Living State Symbols of America
Fifth graders understand the job of a wildlife biologist. In this Arizona wildlife lesson, 5th graders research and create a new wildlife symbol following the process for making it into a law. Students make original state seals.
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Grasslands of North America and Africa: 3-5
Take young ecologists on a trip through the grasslands of North American and Africa with this pair of life science lessons. Engaging students in learning about the plants and animals that call these regions home, this life science...
3rd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Energy for Life (Energy from Food)
Energy comes in many forms, but how do living things get the energy they need to survive and thrive? In a simple, controlled experiment with yeast, water, and sugar, groups make observations about how yeast reacts with water alone, then...
3rd - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Barrels and Buckets: Access to Water - What Would It Be Like to Live in Africa?
Students compare water access in the United States with that of Africa. In this water access lesson, students located Ghana and Kenya on a globe before reading Peace Corps Volunteer accounts of the difficulty of accessing clean water....
4th - 6th English Language Arts
A Day inthe Life of a San Francisco Native Animal
Although the instructional activity is specifically about the San Francisco Bay area, it's good enough to be adapted to any local region. Children research what the landscape in San Francisco was like prior to settlement, they consider...
4th - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable