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Communicate solutions that will reduce the impact of humans on the land, water, air, and/or other living things in the local environment.

 
12 Lesson(s)
   

Productive Paper-Prosperous Paper

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Productive Paper
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Productive Paper
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can changing paper help people?

Standards:
 
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prosperous paper image
   

Natural vs. Man Made - An Introduction

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Nature and Its Resources
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Nature and Its Resources
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students are surrounded by "stuff"! Can they figure out if it came from nature or whether it was made by man?

 
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forest
   

Human Habitats

Kindergarten Science » Unit: What's your habitat?
Kindergarten Science » Unit: What's your habitat?
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

This lesson explores how environment influences on human habitats.

 
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human
   

Make it Monumental!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Build it
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Build it
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Kids meld science and social studies into a lesson that recycles, reduces and reuses.

 
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monument pic
   

Give and Get-Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Remind!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Guardians of the Ground
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Guardians of the Ground
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Why is it important to keep things out of the landfill?

 
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Yuck!

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Apples
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Apples
Joanne  Clapp
Lexington Park, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Placing an apple in various compost locations helps students decide the most efficient way to dispose of food waste.

 
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rotten
   

Exploring Natural Resources and Products

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Nature and Its Resources
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Nature and Its Resources
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Natural resources and products are important concepts in both science and social studies. Students will have the opportunity to better understand these concepts in this interactive lesson.

Standards:
 
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natura resources wood
   

Natural vs. Man Made - Further Exploration

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Nature and Its Resources
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Nature and Its Resources
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Discerning whether an item is from nature or man-made can be a challenging task for kindergartners. This lesson gives them extra practice.

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cabin in the woods
   

Natural Resources and Products - More Practice

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Nature and Its Resources
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Nature and Its Resources
Joyce Baumann
Cold Spring, MN
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

This lesson brings together science, social studies and language arts as students explore more about natural resources and products.

Standards:
 
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cotton
   

Productive Paper-Purposeful Paper

Kindergarten Science » Unit: Productive Paper
Kindergarten Science » Unit: Productive Paper
Linda Berger
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can a paper be different?

Standards:
 
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purposeful paper image
   

Where Has All the Wood Gone?

Kindergarten Science » Unit: What WOOD you do?
Kindergarten Science » Unit: What WOOD you do?
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Young children often confuse what objects are made of and this lesson helps them zone in on objects made of wood.

 
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where has the wood gone
   

Not All Wood is Created Equal

Kindergarten Science » Unit: What WOOD you do?
Kindergarten Science » Unit: What WOOD you do?
Dawn Gunn
Phoenix, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Kids learn that not all wood is the same and that different wood had different uses.

 
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not all equal wood
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