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Is That DNA in My Food?Add to list Details
In this activity, learners extract DNA from wheat germ. Use this activity to introduce learners to DNA, biotechnology and genetic engineering.
Hold a HillAdd to list Details
In this outdoor activity, learners investigate the relationship between the slope of a trail and soil erosion.
An Apple as Planet Earth
In this environmental education demonstration (page 6 of the PDF), learners will see a tangible representation of the scarcity of soil resources on earth.
Extinct!: Are You Smarter than a Plant?
In this online activity, learners find out whether they are smart enough to survive as a plant.
Planting with PrecisionAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners explore how engineers work to solve the challenges of a society, such as efficient planting and harvesting.
Irrigation IdeasAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners explore how civil engineers solved the challenge of moving water via irrigation.
Pollution in Our Watershed
By building a simple watershed with paper and markers and then using a spray bottle to simulate precipitation, learners will understand how pollution accumulates in our water sources, especially from
Super SoilAdd to list Details
In this outdoor activity, learners make their own organic-rich soil. Depending on where this activity is done, learners will probably discover that their local soil is low in organic matter.
The Ladder of LifeAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners identify the DNA base bars guanine, cytosine, thymine and adenine. Learners create a DNA model using colored paper clips to resemble these base pairs.
Mystery MaraudersAdd to list Details
In this outdoor, mystery-solving activity, learners work like detectives, gathering evidence to identify the culprits that are attacking plants.
Biotechnology Through TimeAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners investigate the history and development of agricultural biotechnology.