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Starting with Soil by the Centre for Ecoliteracy

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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
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With animation, interactivity, and sound effects,…
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EEPSA : http://eepsa.org/ - one year ago
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With animation, interactivity, and sound effects, Starting with Soil demonstrates how plants and animals cooperate to make the soil we need to grow healthy food. Kids learn that soil starts with bare rock and discover how long it takes nature to make one inch of topsoil. (Spoiler alert: it takes 500 years!) Different chapters convey the importance of pollinators and the critical roles animals, the weather, microorganisms, and cover crops play in organic farming. Designed for students ages 7-9, Starting with Soil allows users to plant seeds, build a compost pile, drag a microscope over different organisms in soil to get a better look, and view the symbiosis at work when corn, beans, and squash are planted together.
Subject
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth Science
Environmental Science
Geography
Keywords
Ecosystem
Growing Food
Gardens
Compost
Pollinators
URLs
https://www.ecoliteracy.org/download/starting-soil
Duration
30-60 minutes
Language
English
Date Created
Jun 30, 2018
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Incorporating a Worm Bin into your Classroom

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Maria Dawson - 2 years ago
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Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provi…
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Maria Dawson - 2 years ago
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Incorporating a worm bin into the classroom provides a unique way for students to look at the life cycle of a worm up close as well as investigate how the worm works to support a healthy environment. It lends several ideas for Cross-Curricular activities including ELA, SS, PE, Applied Skills and Design and more.
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Cross-Curricular
Health and PE
Outdoor Education
Environmental Science
Keywords
Classroom Science Activity
Class pets
Applied Skills and Design
Learning Standards
This activity meets several of the new Core Competencies, though mostly focuses on Personal and Social Awareness.
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English
Date Created
Feb 13, 2018
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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
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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
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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