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Posts tagged ‘plants’

Lights, Camera, Action!

Using progressive skits to teach food chains to kids of all ages

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Natural Colours from Plants

An experiential lesson in practical chemistry, botany and art for Grades 4 to 6

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Feeding Plants to Feed the World

A sequence of activities to teach the nutrient story to middle and high school students

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Plant Wars: Invaders of the Lost Park

An unlikely partnership between a high school drama class and park interpreters sparked a unique and effective invasive species education program

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Teaching about Invasive Species

Whether working inside or outside schools, youth educators will find in Green Teacher’s new book the innovative perspectives, program ideas, games and activities that they need to engage young people from 6-19 years of age in this challenging topic.

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Nature Mapping

Schoolyard nature mapping teaches basic mapping techniques and encourages close observation of plants and animals through the seasons.

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Glorious Weeds!

The author shares ideas and activities designed to help students appreciate the value of common plants that are often dismissed as mere "weeds."

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A Date with Freddie Kudza

In this highly interactive physical activity, students learn about the characteristics of invasive exotic pest plants by becoming exotic pests themselves!

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Exotic Invasive Species: The Guests That Won’t Go Home

In the continental United States, approximately 6-8 percent of species are introduced exotics. Many are not harmful, but those that are pose a serious threat to biodiversity on this continent.

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Environmental Education After-School Programs

As after-school programs gain in popularity, environmental educators have new opportunities to apply their expertise in a fun and flexible learning environment. The article offers environmental education lesson plans that program designers can easily integrate into their after-school programs.

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