This Connect the Spheres: Earth Systems Interactions lesson plan also includes:
Is everything really connected? Take your class on a walk outside, where they will make observations and write them down on a worksheet. Once they are back in the classroom, learners will work to determine if and how things like birds, trees, air, and the sun are connected. The lesson is easily adaptable for all age ranges, although the graphics are aimed more toward younger kids.
- Gets kids outside to learn in the real world
- Encourages learners to consider how biotic and abiotic factors are connected
- Good introduction to the other lessons in the series
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