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Utilizing Community Resources
Students gain an understanding of scientific methods and use process skills (such as observing, classifying, and predicting) to solve a problem. They develop an understanding of the need for natural preservation.
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Community Ecology and Sampling
Seamounts in the Coral and Tasman Seas are home to more than 850 different species. Groups explore hydrothermal vents, researching the organisms found there and their energy source. They also learn about seamounts, exploring their unique...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Saving Energy at School
Schools spend more money on energy than computers and text books combined. Pupils divide into five groups to learn about the energy used by your school. Each group researches a different aspect related to electricity such as appliances,...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Architecture: It's Elementary!
Young citizens construct an understanding of urban planning in this cross-curricular unit. Covering every aspect of city development from the political, economic, and social influences to sustainable building practices, this 10-lesson...
4th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Using Quantitative Measures to Describe Your Community
Scholars use Microsoft Excel to analyze data about their community and present the data in quantitative measurements. They will compose a survey and collect data about their community. Next, they insert the data into graphs and charts...
5th - 6th Social Studies & History
The Mariana Trench: Stewardship of the Deep Seas?
Young scholars examine how the Mariana Trench's natural assets could affect communities worldwide. They analyze a map, identify the location and features of the Mariana Trench, explore various websites, and create a public awareness...
6th - 8th Science
Blue Ridge Parkway Communities: Before the Parkway
Imagine what the communities along the Blue Ridge Parkway were like before the construction of this National Park. Class groups search for answers to this question by researching different communities located along the roadway. Each...
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed