Tag: take action

Advocating for giraffes

By Mary Dagg, Anne Innis Dagg Foundation Giraffe numbers have declined significantly from the impact of people. People have been hunting them for their bones, skin and meat.   Here are three ways you can help: 1. Tell your family, friends and schoolmates to never…

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Learn about frogs: part 4

Part 4: meet frogs from around the world! In this Photo Journal, we highlight some of the wonderful variety of frogs found around the world. If we learn more about frogs, we will be better prepared to help protect their populations. Thanks for checking out…

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Take local action

Note: this activity is associated with the lesson on exploring ecosystems. Overview Rainforest deforestation is a global phenomenon. Some of the reasons why deforestation occurs are: farming, agriculture cash crops, logging, mining, production of paper goods, urban development, etc. Everyone can make a difference in…

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Water cycle: take action!

Students can create a PowerPoint presentation and share their Take Action statements with other 3rd – 5th grade classrooms. They can even challenge classes to come up with their own Take Action commitments. In addition, students will pledge to conserve water every day. They will…

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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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