Plants and their Seeds
In this lesson, students do a field study on the great variety of seeds on their school grounds. They use the "wool sock" collection method, hand lenses, and microscopes. The main line of inquiry is "How are seeds dispersed?", but opportunities abound for lesson extension.
Question of the Day for Early Childhood -Winter
Continue the classroom discussions about Phenology and the Lake Superior Watershed with these questions relating to Winter
Question of the Day for Early Childhood Classes – Fall
Use these questions relating to Phenology and the Lake Superior Watershed to get young learners to think about their "Neighborhood".
Question of the day for Early Childhood-Spring
Spring has arrived! Here are some questions to get the discussion going about what is happening right outside the classroom!
Where does that data go? Game (and outline)
Sometimes students struggle with understanding where data should go on a table. The attached cards have a date or a date and a measurement. Students should learn that the units are important because it shows us what measurement it is and that we can't just put the data anywhere. If we take data on a Friday, it shouldn't go on Wednesday's row. This game helps students learn about recording data and the importance of units.