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Other

Description:

This extensive collection of activities from the American Museum of Natural History offers middle school students "an exciting and creative context for involving students in the scientific process while introducing them to the rich diversity and beauty of their local ecosystem." Lesson plans, Web-based interactive activities, useful Web links, profiles of AMNH scientists and staff, and other features help students inventory and analyze the plants and arthropods found in their own neighborhoods. All activities address national science standards, and have been "field tested" in schools around the nation. Biodiversity Counts even has students develop their own exhibitions for their findings -- a great way to build science communication skills.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > Botany
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Science -- Biological and life sciences,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Science -- Instructional issues,Science -- Botany,Science -- Ecology,Life Science,Technical Education (Upper Division),Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Higher Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110201192450926T,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Science,Science -- Biology,General Public,Technical Education (Lower Division),Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Education,Geoscience

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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