Life in the Sidewalk CracksAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners compare plant and animal life in different habitats including a sidewalk crack and lawn. Learners sort human-made materials and natural materials found in each habitat.
Give or Take?Add to list Details
In this outdoor activity, learners work in pairs using their senses—especially touch—to learn more about individual trees.
Nature WalkAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners take an indoor nature walk and discover various objects that have been brought in from the outdoor environment.
Makin' TracksAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners make plaster casts of an animal track to learn more about animals and animal behavior.
Community Wind ProjectAdd to list Details
In this thought-provoking activity, learners plan a hypothetical project to build and operate wind turbines in their community.
Lupine and ButterfliesAdd to list Details
In this two-part activity about the connection between the lupine plant and butterflies, learners first read "Miss Rumphius," a storybook about lupine by Barbara Cooney.
Quick Frozen CrittersAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners play an active version of freeze tag based on predator/prey relationships.
Exploring an EcosystemAdd to list Details
In this ecology activity, learners make a model water-based ecosystem called a terraqua column. The column (in a large soda bottle) includes pond water, duckweed, sand or gravel, and small snails.
From the Ground UpAdd to list Details
In this plant science activity, learners conduct four experiments to observe how plants respond to sunlight and gravity.
A Balancing ActAdd to list Details
In this plant science activity, learners role play as vegetables and weeds competing for nutrients.