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Acid Rain: Where Have All the Rainbows Gone?
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In this lesson, students will identitfy several forms of acid precipitation. They will list effects of acid precipitaiton and explain the actions that cause the damage. Students will define "buffering" and explain how environmental factors can act as buffers.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
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Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
American Chestnut
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In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the importance of the American chestnut tree. Students will also realize the significance of the loss of the American chestnut tree population.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Discover the Lifecycle of Trees Through Digital Photography
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The purpose of this lesson is to demonstrate understanding of the lifecycle of a tree and its importance in the forest ecosystem. Through digital photography students will identify and document the various stages of the lifecycle of a tree. Students will work cooperatively to create a multimedia presentation using Movie Maker, Powerpoint, or i-Movie to share their discoveries and learning.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Earth Water Distribution and Water Consumption
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In this lesson, students gain a visual perspective on global water distribution and average U.S. water consumption. Students will understand the limited supply of fresh water that exists on the earth and explore the need for not polluting and conserving our fresh water supply.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Ecological Pyramids
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In this lesson, students will be able to explain the relationship between the Pyramid of Numbers and the Pyramid of Biomass. Students will have the opportunity to examine and be able to calculate the area of a topographic map, then apply their knowledge to understand how much land area is need to support life at each level of the food chain.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Fish Fact Rummy
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In this lesson, students will research characteristics of native fish species and compare and contrast components of their habitats. Students will place information on cards and then use the cards to play a game.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Forest Management Techniques
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In this lesson, students will understand that the forest is a renewable resource that is to be conserved and utilized. Students will learn the different management techniques that are currently being employed. Students will also discover how the forest impacts their everyday life.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
The Giving Tree
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In this lesson, students will distinguish between wants and needs and recognize individual differences. Students will also list objects that we either make from trees or that are produced by trees. Then students will locate and identify pictures of products that are tree related in magazines.

Subject:
Science
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Graphing Aquatic Insects
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In this lesson, students will identify and name different aquatic insects. Students will create a graphic representation of the number of different species found, then use the data to determine the quality of the water in which the insects were found.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Groundwater as Part of the Water Cycle
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In this lesson, students will understand the effects of soils and rocks on filtering groundwater. Students will expand their concept of the water cycle to include groundwater, transpiration, aquifers, and the water table and consider sources of contamination in the water cycle.

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Science
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Lesson Plan
Provider:
Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Healthy Forests
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In this lesson, students visit a forest and make observations. Students will understand that cutting trees is necessary and that there are basic principles that guide a forester's decision to cut specific trees.

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Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Identifying Wetlands
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In this lesson, students will be able to list and describe the three major categories of indicators used to delineate wetlands (hydrology, vegetation, soils). Students will also be able to identify hydrologic features that can be used to identify wetlands during a field inspection.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017