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Creating a Local Field Guide
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Creating a Local Field Guide

In this activity, learners survey living organisms near where they live or ... (more)

In this activity, learners survey living organisms near where they live or go to school, and create a local field guide. Learners discover the value of conducting long-term observations of an ecosystem as the best way to understand how all of its parts work together. Working individually or together, learners hunt for organisms under rocks, between bushes, in shaded corners, etc., to identify at least five items in four categories of living organisms, such as birds, plants, and insects and note their characteristics and behaviors. This activity can be found on pages 16-17 of the activity guide. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Provider:
TERC
Provider Set:
SMILE Pathway
Critter Catalog: Creating a Field Guide to Animals
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Critter Catalog: Creating a Field Guide to Animals

This activity will help students learn about Minnesota animals and characteristics that ... (more)

This activity will help students learn about Minnesota animals and characteristics that distinguish them from one another. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Social Sciences
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC)
SERC at Carlton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Pedagogy in Action (SERC)
Wetland Bioblitz
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Wetland Bioblitz

This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) is a full ... (more)

This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into biodiversity of a given habitat. Groups of learners will work in pairs or small groups and conduct a bioblitz of a wetland, carefully observing, identifying and recording a list of as many plant and animal species as they can find. Data from all groups will be pooled to determine the думspecies richness,дуќ the total number of species and to make a bar graph to compare numbers of each type of organism. Relates to linked video, DragonflyTV GPS: Wetlands. (less)

Subject:
Mathematics
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Geoscience
Life Science
Social Sciences
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
Science and Math Informal Learning Educators (SMILE)
Provider Set:
SMILE Pathway: Science and Math Activities in One Search
Author:
National Science Foundation
Twin Cities Public Television
Twin Cities Public Television, Inc.
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