Unit for elementary grades covers how human populations grow
An elementary-level reading that discusses population growth trends for wildlife and people.
Unit for elementary grades covers how humans impact wildlife, biodiversity and habitats
An elementary-level reading on the importance of protecting wildlife habitat and biodiversity.
Teachers reads the book The Lorax to young students sitting outside near a tree
As a class, students listen to a reading of Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax and discuss lessons from the book....
Populations of mice grow quickly and provide an example to elementary students of a high population growth rate
Students visually show the growth of a population of mice by contributing to a class chart of...
Students participate in a simulation as giant pandas living in the wild to illustrate how population pressures...
Black rhinoceros
Students research an endangered species and then create an informational report and a poster to inform others...
Elementary students can turn trash into treasure by reusing old items in the classroom activity Waste Not Want Not
Students identify ways to reduce solid waste by reusing items that might be disposed of in a...
Unit for elementary grades covers population density
An elementary-level reading that discusses our needs for personal and ecological space.
Students build compost bins in 2-liter bottles to compare the breakdown of organic and inorganic materials
Students gather materials and observe if and how they decompose over time in a natural setting. Students...

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"The activities not only bring out important content, but they also provide real-world context for environmental, population and sustainability issues. They engage participants in very thought-provoking and critical-thinking discussions.”

Helen de la Maza, Environmental Educator, Irvine, CA