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Animal Adaptation Unit
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Students will create animals that have adaptations that would enable them to survive in environments that evolve after they have learned about Classification and the Animal Kingdom.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Author:
A Allen
Wendy Petasek
Date Added:
08/02/2019
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A Cool Connection: Using a short story or a one act play to  explore the environmental impact of electricity use
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This activity uses the reading, A Cool Connection (as a short story or one act play), to increase student understanding of how electrical power gets to their home and to introduce the connections between environmental problems and personal consumption. The storyline revolves around a group of high school students seeking relief from a heatwave while planning activities for their Ecology Club.

Topics introduced and assessed:
• The steps needed to move electrical power from where it is produced to where it is consumed
• The environmental costs of energy production
• The social costs of not meeting electrical demand

Subject:
English Language Arts
Environmental Literacy and Sustainability
Ecology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Joe Riederer
Date Added:
01/16/2020
Schoolyard Stewards
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A key component of wildlife management is understanding the impact that humans have on their surrounding environment. In this activity students will begin to explore the human impacts that their school yard is experiencing from air, soil, and water pollution.

Subject:
Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Ecology
Environmental Science
Zoology
Material Type:
Lesson
Lesson Plan
Author:
Taylor Peltier
Date Added:
08/02/2019
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Wisconsin Almanac: Using Siftr to increase student awareness of the seasonal changes in nature
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At the beginning of each month, students will read and discuss that month's essay from Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac. They will then use the Wisconsin Almanac Siftr to document the seasonal changes in the natural world around them. At the end of each month, students explore the Siftr postings from their peers and identify any patterns they see in data.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Environmental Literacy and Sustainability
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Joe Riederer
Date Added:
08/21/2019