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"Decomposition Mission" by Beetles Science and Teaching for Field Instrctors

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
In this activity, students investigate the fascin…
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
Description
In this activity, students investigate the fascinating and complex process of decomposition and lay the foundation for deeper understanding of concepts related to matter and energy transfer in ecosystems. Through exploration and discussion, students go beyond simple definitions. Instead, students discover key characteristics of decomposition as they struggle with creating a sequence for decomposing wood and leaves. They learn the difference between physical decomposition and chemical decomposition and that many things contribute to decomposition, but certain organisms are classified as decomposers. They also search for and discuss evidence of decomposers, make model diagrams to further develop their ideas about the process of decomposition, and discuss decomposition and its role in the cycling of matter. Finally, students are challenged to recognize the evidence and impact of decomposition in the ecosystems they explore.
Subject
Outdoor Education
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Keywords
Experiential Education
Place-based Education
Ecology
Ecosystem
Forest
URLs
http://www.beetlesproject.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Decomposition-Mission.pdf
http://www.beetlesproject.org/resources/for-field-instructors/decomposition-mission/
Learning Standards
Students will: - Explore, observe, and compare samples of decomposing materials and use reasoning to determine the level of decomposition among them - Search for and classify decomposers (or evidence of them) as fungi, bacteria or invertebrates - Investigate and discuss decomposition as the process of breaking down dead organisms and their waste materials into smaller and simpler forms of matter - Create a model diagram for the process of decomposition - Discuss the role decomposers play in making matter available to living plants
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
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Free K-12 Lesson Plans

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Teacher.org - 3 years ago
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Teacher.org's lesson plans are brought to you by …
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Teacher.org - 3 years ago
Description
Teacher.org's lesson plans are brought to you by teachers who are committed to encouraging conceptual understanding and lifelong learning. These teachers have real life classroom experience and have gone above and beyond to create these lessons. Lessons are organized by subject and grade level. Within each lesson, you will find clear objectives, description of materials needed, a thorough procedure with an opening and a closing, as well as assessments and modifications.
Subject
Arts Education
Dance
Drama
Fine Arts/Visual Arts
Music
English Language Arts
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Mathematics
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
History
Keywords
Elementary Lesson Plans
High School Lesson Plans
Middle School Lesson Plans
URLs
http://www.teacher.org/lesson-plans/
Learning Standards
This is a database of free K-12 lesson plans covering multiple subjects with various learning standards.
Duration
Lessons vary in duration
Language
English
Date Created
Feb 1, 2016
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PIR Live Event

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Partners In Research Canada - 2 years ago
Description
The PIR Live Event program engages classrooms acr…
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Partners In Research Canada - 2 years ago
Description
The PIR Live Event program engages classrooms across Canada in dynamic online webinars about a range of topics, introducing students to Canadian researchers, professionals, and facilities. Each PIR Live Event webinar features a Q&A with a different guest expert and/or a virtual tour of a research facility — and it’s FREE to participate! Classrooms across Canada can join the discussion by submitting their questions during the webinar and getting answers in real time from our guest expert. If you can’t participate at the scheduled time for a PIR Live Event, you can submit your questions in advance to liveevent@pirweb.org and watch the video recording afterward on the Partners In Research YouTube channel with your class to hear the answers! PIR Live Events are interactive, dynamic, and a great way to bring virtual experts and other classrooms into your classroom. For more information and to see what webinars are coming soon, visit http://www.pirweb.org/en/pir-live-event/
Subject
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Economics
Geography
Psychology
Keywords
online
webinar
virtual
Q&A
URLs
http://www.pirweb.org/en/pir-live-event/
Duration
30-45 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 13, 2017
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Virtual Researcher On Call (VROC)

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Partners In Research Canada - 2 years ago
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Virtual Researcher On Call (VROC) is an education…
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Partners In Research Canada - 2 years ago
Description
Virtual Researcher On Call (VROC) is an educational program that connects K-12 classrooms with Canadian subject matter experts for customized, interactive video calls. The best part? VROC is available to teachers across Canada at no cost. Over 350 Canadian researcher and professional profiles are listed in our online directory, ExpertBook. Educators can search this directory using key word(s) and contact these subject matter experts directly to request one or more video calls. VROC connections can take place in English or French. BIG NEWS!!! VROC has recently expanded to include ALL SUBJECT AREAS. If you don’t find an appropriate subject matter expert for your desired topic in our directory, please email the details to vrocpc@pirweb.org and we will be happy to seek an appropriate expert on your behalf! (2-3 weeks notice recommended) For more information, visit http://www.vroc.ca
Subject
Applied Skills
Information Technology
Cross-Curricular
Careers
Health and PE
Keywords
mentorship
videoconference
interactive
Q&A
URLs
http://www.vroc.ca
Duration
15-45 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Sep 13, 2017