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  • Primary School - Grades K-3
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Make and use maps to investigate the distribution of different kinds of animals in your local environment. [E]
    Hunt for M&M prey in a series of different habitats to discover which M&M's survive in each habitat and why. [E]
    Find out how many different kinds of animals live around your local environment to measure animal biodiversity in your area. [E]
    Developing a Natural Habitat as a Classroom Setting [E]
    The kangaroo rat and its adaptations for survival in a desert habitat [E] [P]
    Biome & Ecosystem & Habitat K-12 Experiments and Lesson Plans
    Elementary School - Grades 4-6
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    How Do Plants Grow in Different Environments? [E]
    Research the rainforest [E] [E]
    Why Burns Bog is so hard to preserve? [P]
    Explore Endangered Species [P]
    The Environment and Ecosystems: A Few Activity Teacher Guides [E]
    What Do Students Know And Feel About Over-Population? [E] [E]
    Overpopulation vs. Overconsumption [P]
    Biome & Ecosystem & Habitat K-12 Experiments and Lesson Plans
    Middle School - Grades 7-9
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    A Quantitative Assessment of Nutrients and Their Impact on the Microbiome Health [E]
    The Effect of Biodiversity on Ecosystem Health [E]
    The Importance of Coyote Bush in Chaparral Ecosystems [E]
    Make a mini biosphere (Winogradsky Column) to test the response of soil microorganisms to environmental changes in a closed system. [E]
    Trapezoidal Channels vs. Natural Creeks Effects on Habitat [E]
    Test the effects of fire on the mineral content of soil. [E]
    Test if there is higher mortality of Pinyon Pines on steeper slopes and on hotter slopes (south aspect) during the last drought. [E]
    The Environment and Ecosystems: A Few Activity Teacher Guides [E]
    Investigate Integrated Pest Management (IPM) [E]
    Survey student knowledge of the extinction and endangerment of animals. [E]
    Survey what students know and feel about deforestation? [E] [E]
    Investigate the desert as a unique biome [E] [P]
    Build your own biosphere. [E] [P]
    Biome & Ecosystem & Habitat K-12 Experiments and Lesson Plans
    High School - Grades 10-12
    P=Project   E=Experiment
    Developing a Self Sufficient Estuary Mesocosm aimed at restoration to improve the environment to its former condition. [E]
    Field and GPS mapping of non-native smooth brome and creeping thistle over a three-year period documented the invasive nature of these alien plant species in a natural area park in northwest Calgary, Alberta. [P]
    How Habitat Fragmentation Affects Arthropod Diversity [E] [E]
    The role of fire in park ecosystems [E]
    Natural Reintroduction of Valley Live Oaks in an Abandoned Walnut Orchard in a Major Urban Park [E]
    Biome & Ecosystem & Habitat K-12 Experiments and Lesson Plans
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