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Grade 3-5

Video-Enhanced Lesson

Vibrant Volcanoes: Lesson Overview

This lesson from the NATURE episode, "Kilauea: Mountain of Fire" introduces students to plate tectonics, as well as volcanoes and the effects of volcanic activity.

May 17th, 2009 | Comments

Video-Enhanced Lesson

Righteous Reptiles: Lesson Overview

This video-enhanced lesson uses clips from the NATURE episode "Dragon Chronicles" to introduce fascinating members of the reptile kingdom, focusing on lizards and snakes. (Grades 2-4)

Apr 15th, 2009 | Comments

Video-Enhanced Lesson

Bringing Up Birdy: Lesson Overview

This video-enhanced lesson uses the eagle to model universal avian life stages. (Grades 2-3)

Apr 15th, 2009 | Comments

The Raven: Creator of the Universe?: Overview

Students will conduct research to learn about the fascinating ways and lore of the raven, from images of death or ill omen to images of placing the sun in the sky.

Jun 27th, 2008 | Comments

Ugly? Says Who?: Lesson

We often talk about the beauty of nature. Well, sometimes you have to dig a little deeper to appreciate the beauty of some funny looking creatures.

Jun 9th, 2008 | Comments

What Do You Do with an Orphaned Cheetah?: Lesson

In this lesson, students will engage their critical thinking skills as they work in teams to brainstorm possible techniques for teaching baby cheetahs what they need to learn to survive in the wild.

May 28th, 2008 | Comments

Happiness is a Warm Puppy: Lesson

Students will use critical thinking to determine which breed of dog would best fit their personality and living situation, then write a short story from a dog's perspective.

Apr 20th, 2008 | Comments

Kalahari Explorations: Lesson

Students will learn about the diversity of life and land in the desert, create artistic responses to the film, and explore interactive Web site features.

Nov 2nd, 2003 | Comments

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