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Acid Rain: Where Have All the Rainbows Gone?
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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 ...

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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Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
American Chestnut
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American Chestnut

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In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the importance of ...

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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Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Deer Population
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Deer Population

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In this lesson, students will estimate the deer population in a given ...

In this lesson, students will estimate the deer population in a given area over a 5-year period. The students will be able to suggest possible management tools to prevent overpopulation.

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Science
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Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Discover the Lifecycle of Trees Through Digital Photography
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Discover the Lifecycle of Trees Through Digital Photography

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The purpose of this lesson is to demonstrate understanding of the lifecycle ...

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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Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Earth Water Distribution and Water Consumption
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Earth Water Distribution and Water Consumption

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In this lesson, students gain a visual perspective on global water distribution ...

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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Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Ecological Pyramids
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Ecological Pyramids

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In this lesson, students will be able to explain the relationship between ...

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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Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
The Giving Tree
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The Giving Tree

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In this lesson, students will distinguish between wants and needs and recognize ...

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.

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Science
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Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Graphing Aquatic Insects
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Graphing Aquatic Insects

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In this lesson, students will identify and name different aquatic insects. Students ...

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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Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Healthy Forests
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Healthy Forests

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In this lesson, students visit a forest and make observations. Students will ...

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
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Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
How Appropriate is That Tree?
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How Appropriate is That Tree?

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In this lesson, students will use a dichotomous chart to identify five ...

In this lesson, students will use a dichotomous chart to identify five trees. They will then identify the environment in which each tree is growing and the climate for the area. After conducting research to identify the conditions needed for success of the five trees, they will determine if the trees are placed appropriately. Students will write a paragraph for each tree summarizing their findings.

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Science
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Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Identifying Wetlands
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Identifying Wetlands

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In this lesson, students will be able to list and describe the ...

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.

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Science
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Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences
Date Added:
04/04/2017
Keeping the Forest Balanced
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Keeping the Forest Balanced

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In this lesson, students will participate in a hands on game that ...

In this lesson, students will participate in a hands on game that focuses on biodiversity in the forest. They will discover how the forest changes when one player has to much power and that a healthy forest has balance among all its players.

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