Timber Harvesting: A Civic Debate, Day 1
Eighth graders develop an understanding of the strategies used in the sustainability of forests. In this timber harvesting lesson students identify and analyze the importance of forests and their management techniques.
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"GM"... It's Not Just a Car Anymore!
GMOs make up 70-80 percent of our foods in the United States. In the activity, pupils discuss genetically modified crops. The teacher then divides the class into groups who must research and take a stance on using genetically modified...
7th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Asexual and Sexual Reproduction
Can you name a type of reproduction that produces no variation in the offspring? The multimedia lesson covers both sexual and asexual reproduction through videos and discussions. It includes topics such as genetic modification, meiosis,...
8th Science CCSS: Designed
Investigating the Fungus among Us
What do you call a fungus that writes music? A decomposer! Here, young biologists explore fungus by tasting fungus (blue cheese) to creating art with fungus to playing a board game centered around, you got it, fungus. Surprise scholars...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Who Speaks for the Trees?
Help young conservationists appreciate the important role that trees play in ecosystems around the world with this collection of six engaging activities. From a shared reading and class discussion of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, to in an depth...
Pre-K - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable