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Can We Be Both Conservationists and Consumers?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore their role as consumers and conservationists and what roles they play in today's economic climate. They explore resource allocation issues. Students analyze data and draw comparisons between historical and present-day...
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Conversation about Conservation

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore areas of conservation. In this conservation instructional activity, students are divided into groups and learn the terms indiscriminate, conservationists and preservationists. Students discuss which group is the wisest...
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Educator’s Guide to Planning a Field Day Event

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Plan an environmentally friendly field day for your young conservationists with this collection of activities and resources. Whether it's bowling with plastic bags full of crumpled up newspaper and empty plastic bottles, or having relay...
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2015 AP® United States History Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How do preservationists and conservationists differ? How did the Founding Fathers come to understand the American Revolution? Learners explore the queries and more using authentic College Board materials to prep for upcoming exams. 
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Rhino Rescue

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students recognize the efforts of conservationists working to prevent the extinction of rhinos in southern Africa. They research and gather information about rhinoceroses and represent scenes of interactions between rhinoceros and people...
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The First Conservationists

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students read a story. In this Native American lesson plan, students learn about Native Americans and their responsibility to take care of a place called Turtle Island. Students learn the vocabulary words generation, befall,...
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Conservation at a Crossroads Lesson 1: What Is Conservation and Why Does It Matter?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of conservation. In this conservation lesson plan, students read articles and primary documents about the Conservation Movement in the United States and compare the movement to today's environmental...
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Water Cannot Be Wasted

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Challenge your young environmentalists to prove how much water they can conserve while engaging in a wet, watery task. They discuss how much water is used during daily activities, such as showering or doing the dishes. Then, in teams,...
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What Can We Do?

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Motivate young conservationists to stand up and make a change. After learning about the efforts in Cascade Nation Park to reduce carbon emissions in order to preserve the wilderness, students work in groups creating action plans for...
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Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt

For Teachers 6th - 8th
It's fun to learn about an interesting figure. Share the youth, career, presidency, and conservationism of Theodore Roosevelt with your class. Slides provides very simple text alongside wonderful images to tell the story of a charismatic...
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Biomes : Freshwater

For Teachers 4th - 8th
About 70% of the earth's surface is covered in water, but how much of this water is fresh? Show this video to introduce your conservationists to the freshwater biome and the species that live there.
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Conserving Water Through Art!

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Having fresh, clean drinking water is a privilege many people take for granted. Help raise awareness about the scarcity of water and the importance of conservation by discussing different ways water is used in everyday life. Brainstorm...
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“THE LORAX” by Dr. Seuss

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Few children's books convey the message of conservation as well as Dr. Seuss' The Lorax. Read the story aloud, emphasizing the interconnectedness of plants and animals in an ecosystem and discussing different ways people can help the...
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Recycle Today!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Explore different types of recyclable materials in the second lesson of this three-part series. First, discuss and brainstorm different metal, plastic, glass, and paper products that can be recycled rather than thrown in the trash. Young...
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Know Your 3Rs!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Turn young learners into conservationists with the first lesson of this series on waste management. Use the included pictures and definitions to teach the key vocabulary reduce, reuse, recycle, and compost. Search magazines, newspapers,...
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Where Trash Goes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Raise environmental awareness with the first lesson of this series on waste management. Read a short story about a fifth grader's trip to a landfill and introduce the concepts reduce, reduce, recycle, and compost. Follow up with a...
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Healthy Earth, Sick Earth

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Earth is sick and needs our help! Read the children's book Planet Earth Gets Well to explain the various problems facing the planet, discussing what young conservationists can do to heal the planet along the way. A great Earth Day...
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At-Risk Species

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
There are currently thousands of species around the world whose survival is in serious danger. This lesson allows young conservationists to explore this global issue by classifying at-risk animals by the various factors threatening their...
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Scavenger Hunt Worksheet

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Exactly how environmentally friendly is your school? From the air fresheners in the bathrooms to the cleaning solvents used in the classrooms, young conservationists search the school grounds for sources of air pollution in...
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Who Speaks for the Trees?

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th Standards
Help young conservationists appreciate the important role that trees play in ecosystems around the world with this collection of six engaging activities. From a shared reading and class discussion of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, to in an depth...
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Water Down the Drain

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Did you know that leaky faucets waste $10 million worth of water? Conservationists perform an experiment and draw best-fit lines to explore how the US Geological Society determined this value.
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Use Water Wisely

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
What's the point in saving water? Surprisingly water isn't a forever resource because it is a natural resource. Here, young water conservationists hunt for 23 wise water users and water wasters by clicking on the people in the...
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Why Biodiversity Is Good For The Economy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Variety is the spice of life! Biodiversity is important for the health of ecosystemsand also the health of industries like timber and agriculture. Junior conservationists learn the link between biodiversity and profitability in a short,...
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Nonvascular and Simple Vascular Plants: Mosses to Ferns

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes conservationists use specific plants to prevent erosion or fight invasive species. A 50-slide presentation covers both nonvascular and vascular plants. It discusses the plants, their stages and life cycles, reproduction, uses,...

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