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Photosynthesis mobile

Note: This activity is associated with the lesson on photosynthesis. Activity 1: Photosynthesis mobile Students can either draw a large circle on a piece of yellow construction paper or paint a paper plate yellow to construct a mobile. They can even add sunrays in any…

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Photosynthesis

By Lisa Algee 3rd–5th Grade (upper elementary/primary) Note: This is lesson 2 in a 4-part series on the water cycle, photosynthesis, exploring ecosystems, and scientific inquiry in local ecosystems. Find lessons 1, 3 and 4 here (click relevant link). Overview (a)    What is photosynthesis and why…

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Coastal forests are important to coral reefs

Coral reefs are some of the most biodiverse ecosystems on Earth. Image courtesy of Andrés Felipe Suárez-Castro. Coral reefs around the world are facing many conservation challenges. Approximately half of the world’s coral reefs have experienced decline of coral since the 1990s. One of the problems…

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Exploring Ecosystems

By Lisa Algee 3rd-5th Grade (upper elementary/primary) Note: This is lesson 3 in a 4-part series on the water cycle, photosynthesis, exploring ecosystems, and scientific inquiry in local ecosystems. Find lessons 1, 2 and 4 here (click relevant link). Lesson 3: Exploring ecosystems (a) Root…

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The water cycle

By Lisa Algee 3rd–5th grade (upper elementary/primary) Note: This is lesson 1 in a 4-part series on the water cycle, photosynthesis, exploring ecosystems, and scientific inquiry in local ecosystems. Find lessons 2, 3 and 4 here (click relevant link). Overview Purpose: The purpose of this lesson is…

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Scientific inquiry in local ecosystems

Created by Lisa Algee 3rd-5th Grade (upper elementary/primary) Note: This is lesson 4 in a 4-part series on the water cycle, photosynthesis, exploring ecosystems, and scientific inquiry in local ecosystems. Find lessons 1, 2 and 3 here (click relevant link). This scientific inquiry is geared…

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