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Trees and Me

To teach tree biology by labeling a life-size card board tree and role-playing a tree cross-section. 

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Exploring Soil

To examine the properties of sand, silt, and clay by collecting dirt samples and testing how much water each layer will hold.

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Wetland Web

To learn which plants and animals live in marshes and how they are connected through food webs by passing a ball of string to connect marsh characters in costume.

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Life on a Watershed

To understand how different kinds of pollution spoil the environment for plants, animals and people by using the EnviroScape Watershed Model.

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Dirt for Lunch

To understand how our food comes from dirt by tracing the ingredients of a felt board sandwich back to dirt and drawing “lunch maps” of students’ lunches.

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