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Lesson plan: How biomimicry inspires natured-based inventions to solve human problems

Lesson Plan

In this lesson plan, students will learn about biomimicry — an innovative method in which nature inspires new inventions to solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Continue reading

Our plastic problem and how to solve it

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO   Directions: Read the summary with your students, watch the video (if helpful, follow along with the transcript) and then answer the discussion…read more

Student Reporting Labs STEM Lesson Plan: Design your own Ice Age hiking trail

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Challenge your students to design their own scenic hiking trail based on Wisconsin’s Ice Age Trail. Continue reading

Celebrate 100 years of National Parks with these PBS NewsHour stories

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For the U.S. National Park Service centennial, use these NewsHour Extra classroom resources to teach students about the importance of conservation.
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