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65 resources with the concept nature

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Let’s Go Outside

For Teachers K - 6th
Nature is good for the soul. The final lesson in the fine-part Family Nature Program series discusses the benefits of having an active connection with nature. Learners complete an imagery activity that relates nature to a calming...
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Biomimicry

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Nature often offers the best inspiration. Scholars learn about biomimicry and how humans often copy nature to create new products. They explore real-world examples such as including solar panels that mimic leaves, the texture of shark...
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The American Museum of Natural History: A Virtual Field Trip with Brian Selznick

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Author Brian Selznick takes scholars on a virtual field trip to New York City's American Museum of Natural History. Three stops to the Hall of North American Mammals, Mosquito Model, and Hall of Meteorites showcase prominent dioramas and...
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Gifted and Talented Enrichment Curriculum

For Teachers K - 6th
Looking to start or support a Gifted and Talented program? An 80-page packet outlines grade-leveled lessons in all subject areas as school district's Gifted and Talented enrichment curriculum.
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Biomes and Biomimicry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Nature is an example of engineering brilliance. Learners use nature around them as their inspiration in a design challenge. Working in collaborative groups, they create adaptation stations that help humans acclimate to a specific severe...
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Design All Around Us

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use mother nature as the inspiration. Young scholars learn to appreciate the design aspects of nature in a guided activity. After finding natural examples of different design aspects, they create their own unique designs using nature as...
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The Young Naturalist

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Beginning with a brief history of our 26th president, Theodore Roosevelt, then followed by a discussion of his interest in nature, young scientists take to the outdoors to locate and observe local plants and insects. Scholars return to...
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Elementary–Module 2: Circular Economy and Nature

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
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...
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Nature + Philosophy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists often define their underlying assumptions, but not always from a philosophical approach. Viewers learn about the philosophy of science from three experts in various fields. They discuss how the perception of science changes as...
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Rattlesnakes

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
John Muir may be a friend to the natural world, but as a short reading passage confirms, he is no friend to rattlesnakes. As young readers learn about Muir's encounters with the dangerous creatures, they answer four comprehension...
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The Scientific Methods: Crash Course History of Science #14

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Plato and Aristotle: Crash Course History of Science #3

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Why Is Blue so Rare in Nature?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Good Digital Citizenship Outdoors

For Students 6th - 12th
It's easy to miss the beauty of nature when one's focus is on technology. Don't make that mistake with help from a two-page reference sheet that provides eight tips for staying present when exploring the world around you.  
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Political Theory - Henry David Thoreau

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know that sometimes hermits come up with some of the most influential political ideas? The 10th video in a series of 13 covers Henry David Thoreau, a highly influential man who authored Civil Disobedience and lived a quiet,...
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Nature: Friend and Foe: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 6)

For Teachers 4th Standards
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...
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Nature: Friend and Foe: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 6)

For Teachers 4th Standards
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...
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Nature Observations Journal

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
A journal template makes observing nature a breeze. Super scientists identify an interesting object in nature, draw it, list its details, and compose a written descriptions of their artwork. 
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Rabbits and Wolves

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A change in a parameter can end in overpopulation. The resources gives pupils the opportunity to control the parameters of rabbits and wolves in a natural setting. Using the set parameters, the simulation runs and displays the population...
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Charles Darwin's Observations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Can A Thousand Tiny Swarming Robots Outsmart Nature?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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....
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Writing About Literature: Nature in the Writings of John Muir and Emily Dickinson

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
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...
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19th Century Lessons for 21st Century Lives

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
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...
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Buffers, the Acid Rain Slayer

For Students 9th - 12th
Titrations are a great work-out routine; you get buffer. But what are buffers and where do they naturally occur? Watch this explanation to find out. Also included are a discussion of acid rain, carbonate buffering, composition of...