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      • Thumb image for Planet WaterResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Planet Water

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: Life Sciences, Ecology & Ecosystems, Science, Earth & Space Science, Environmental Issues
        Our species has had an enormous impact on the watery world. The big fish are disappearing, coastal waters are home to “dead zone...
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      • Thumb image for Botany and Art and Their Roles in ConservationResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Botany and Art and Their Roles in Conservation

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
        Subjects: Botany and Plant Science, Life Sciences, Ecology & Ecosystems, Science and 2 additional..
        The lessons in this issue of Smithsonian in Your Classroom introduce students to the work of botanists and botanical illustrator...
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        Beach Contamination

        Grades: 3 to 5
        Subjects: No subjects selected.
        How easy is hazardous waste to clean up? In this simulation, students are challenged to find and remove a 'baking soda contamina...
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        Land Use and Lawmaking in California (Beginning Level)

        Grades: 3 to 5
        Subjects: History-Social Science, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts
        Lesson comparing uses of land in California -- how images can influence government -- write letters about environmental issues t...
        Contributor: The Getty
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        Land Use and Lawmaking in California (Intermediate Level)

        Grades: 6 to 8
        Subjects: History-Social Science, Visual Arts, English-Language Arts
        Lesson in which students discuss principles of transcendentalism and create photographic essays depicting an environmental issue
        Contributor: The Getty
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      • Thumb image for Native People and the Land:  A:shiwi (Zuni) People Teaching PosterResource Type: Document

        Native People and the Land: A:shiwi (Zuni) People Teaching Poster

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: Botany and Plant Science, Life Sciences, Science, United States History and 2 additional..
        Lesson plan on reciprocal relationships with the land and how the A:shiwi people, also known as the Zuni, adapt to the semi-arid...
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        Suitcase for Survival Wildlife Explorer Kit

        Grades: 4 to 12
        Subjects: Life Sciences, Science, Environmental Issues
        Classes in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia are can rent a school loan kit from the National Zoo. This kit teaches about the illeg...
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      • Thumb image for Smithsonian American Art Museum Field TripsResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Smithsonian American Art Museum Field Trips

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 12
        Subjects: Visual Arts, Visual Arts & Performing Arts
        Listing of all Smithsonian American Art Museum field trip opportunities, including both docent-led tours (“Eye Opener Visits”) a...
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      • Thumb image for A Tall Ship and a Star to Steer Her ByResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        A Tall Ship and a Star to Steer Her By

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science, Principles of Design, Visual Arts & Performing Arts
        Lesson explores transportation past and present, and addresses the use of inexhaustible power sources. Students design their own...
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      • Thumb image for The Way of Water in the WorldResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        The Way of Water in the World

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Science, Earth & Space Science, English-Language Arts
        Lesson plan looking at global issues of water shortage and contamination. Students conduct Internet research and work in small g...
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        Smart Growth: Reshaping Communities (4-8)

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: Principles of Design, English-Language Arts
        Activity introducing students to different aspects of smart growth as they explore a model community, engage in creative problem...
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      • Thumb image for Exploring Solar Energy: The Science Behind DesignResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Exploring Solar Energy: The Science Behind Design

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Science, Physics, Technology
        Lesson about energy-related problems and design solutions in which students investigate the sources and properties of energy, co...
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      • Thumb image for Wolastoqewiyik Education Guide (9-12)Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Wolastoqewiyik Education Guide (9-12)

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: United States History, History-Social Science, Native Peoples, English-Language Arts
        Education guide focusing on the First Nations community of New Brunswick, Canada. Includes four lessons on journalism through cr...
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      • Thumb image for It's a Wrap (PreK-3)Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

        It's a Wrap (PreK-3)

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 3
        Subjects: Ecology & Ecosystems, Environmental Issues
        Activity in which students explore the impact that wrapping paper has on our landfills, brainstorm ideas to address the problem,...
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      • Thumb image for Looking Upwards:  Greenroofing & Rooftop Gardening (4-8)Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Looking Upwards: Greenroofing & Rooftop Gardening (4-8)

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: Ecology & Ecosystems, Environmental Issues
        Activity exploring the role of greenroofing and rooftop gardening in contemporary architectural design. Students conduct collabo...
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        Math Can Be Electrifying

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 3
        Subjects: Mathematics
        Multi-disciplinary lesson showing how math can be used to calculate and analyze how electricity use causes air pollution. Studen...
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      • Thumb image for Dwellings Around the GlobeResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Dwellings Around the Globe

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: History-Social Science, Visual Arts & Performing Arts
        Activity exploring dwellings across the globe. Students conduct collaborative research on cliff dwellings, igloos, longhouses, a...
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        Smart Growth: Reshaping Communities

        Grades: 9 to 12
        Subjects: Science, Environmental Issues, Principles of Design, Visual Arts & Performing Arts
        Lesson introducing students to smart growth (community development that serves the economy, the community, and the environment) ...
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      • Thumb image for Graphs, Poetry, and a Splash of ColorResource Type: Website / HyperLink

        Graphs, Poetry, and a Splash of Color

        Grades: PS/Pre-K to 3
        Subjects: Mathematics, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, English-Language Arts
        Activity encouraging students to explore color as they create graphs, write poetry, and examine varied interior designs.
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      • Thumb image for It’s a Wrap (4-8)Resource Type: Website / HyperLink

        It’s a Wrap (4-8)

        Grades: 4 to 8
        Subjects: Ecology & Ecosystems, Environmental Issues
        Activity in which students explore the impact that wrapping paper has on our landfills, brainstorm ideas to address the problem,...
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