We found 41 resources with the concept nature
Elementary–Module 2: Circular Economy and Nature
4th - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
How can people do their part to help protect the environment? Learners participate in an engaging jigsaw activity to discuss the causes and effects of pollution. Next, pupils develop their own innovative ideas to address an environmental...
The Scientific Methods: Crash Course History of Science #14
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How do we know what we know? Examine the asker of this, and many other questions, during the 14th installment in a 15-part History of Science video series. The narrator explains the important contributions made by Galileo, Bacon, and...
Plato and Aristotle: Crash Course History of Science #3
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Biology, cosmology, philosophy ... Plato and Aristotle had theories about them all! How did these ancient scholars shape the science of today? The third video in the History of Science series compares and contrasts the ideas of the famed...
Why Is Blue so Rare in Nature?
8 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why so blue? As it turns out, very few things in nature only reflect blue light! A short video from a comprehensive science playlist highlights the beautiful blues of butterflies, birds, and human eyes. The narrator shows how adaptations...
Nature: Friend and Foe: Challenge Activities (Theme 6)
4th CCSS: Adaptable
The teacher doesn't always have to be the expert in the classroom. The first in a series of three supplementary activities Nature: Friend or Foe uses hands-on research tasks and projects to enhance readers' understanding of non-fiction...
Nature: Friend and Foe: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 6)
4th CCSS: Adaptable
If readers don't understand key portions of a text, it may seem more like a foe than a friend. The second resource in a series of three ESL lessons designed to accompany the texts in Nature: Friend or Foe makes the texts easier to...
Nature: Friend and Foe: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 6)
4th CCSS: Adaptable
Breaking down words into syllables has two benefits: it improves vocabulary and it improves understanding of a text. The third and final resource in a series of materials designed to be used with Nature: Friend or Foe offers extra...
Golden Ratios of the Body, Architecture, and Nature
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Does your class realize that the ratio of the body measurements may be golden? After studying how the Golden Ratio is involved in the body, architecture, and nature, pupils create a poster to highlight the ratio. They show what they know...
Charles Darwin's Observations
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How did Charles Darwin become one of the most recognized names in biology? Introduce young naturalists to the early history of Darwin using a brief Fuse School Evolution video. The narrator discusses Darwin's beginnings as a theology...
Can A Thousand Tiny Swarming Robots Outsmart Nature?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Kilobots, made from only $15 worth of parts, work together to achieve a group goal. The video explains how with a few simple lines of programming, these tiny robots tackle tasks in much the same way animals or cells have for centuries....
Writing About Literature: Nature in the Writings of John Muir and Emily Dickinson
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
As an assessment of their skill in crafting a compare and contrast essay, class members read and compare the portrayals of nature in excerpts from naturalist John Muir's My First Summer in the Sierra and from poet Emily Dickinson's "The...
19th Century Lessons for 21st Century Lives
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The words of Henry David Thoreau on Civil Disobedience seem particularly relevant today, as are his writings and those of other transcendental thinkers who ask what it mean to live deliberately and what are the responsibilities of...
Nature Walk: 2nd Grade ELA Unit
2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Provide differentiated English language arts instruction with a collection of three Nature Walk-themed Houghton Mifflin units. The three units—challenge, English language development, and extra support—offer detailed lesson plans, activities, worksheets, printables, and handouts.
Rainforest Alliance Early Childhood Activities
Pre-K - K CCSS: Adaptable
Take scholars on an educational journey through nature with a collection of lessons created by the Rainforest Alliance. Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten learners discover the Colombian rainforest and explore nature through the senses of smell, hearing, taste, and touch before creating a rainforest themed mural in the classroom.